Mercedes-Maybach S600 to Bow at LA Auto Show

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Mercedes-Maybach S600 to Bow at LA Auto Show
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Mercedes will officially debut its new ultra luxury sub-brand next week in conjunction with the L.A. Auto Show. Continue Reading...

Mercedes S-Class Pullman Planned with $1M Price Tag

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Mercedes S-Class Pullman Planned with $1M Price Tag
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The Mercedes-Benz S-Class sits above almost all others when it comes to luxury cars, but the new Pullman edition will be second to none.  Continue Reading...

Mercedes Maybach Successor Heading to 2014 LA Auto Show

Mercedes Maybach Successor Heading to 2014 LA Auto Show
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Daimler’s ultra-luxury Maybach brand might have been killed off last year, but we could see a return of the nameplate as soon as this year. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Recently Extinct Car Brands Millennials Probably Won’t Remember

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Top 10 Recently Extinct Car Brands Millennials Probably Won’t Remember
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Everybody loves talking about millennials but nobody does anything about them. Roughly speaking this demographic encompasses young – and not-so-young – folks born in the early 1980s to about 2000. With birth years spanning two decades this is a huge group of very diverse people. Continue Reading...

Mercedes S-Class ‘Pullman’ to Rival Rolls-Royce Phantom

Mercedes S-Class ‘Pullman’ to Rival Rolls-Royce Phantom
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Despite Maybach being a thing of the past, Daimler believes that the platform for its new Mercedes-Benz S-Class can fill a void the ultra-luxury brand left behind. Continue Reading...

2012 New-Vehicle Sales: ‘Exceeded All of Our Expectations’

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2012 New-Vehicle Sales: ‘Exceeded All of Our Expectations’
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The number-crunchers have been earning their keep the last few weeks. With their mathematical weapon of choice in hand, be it a calculator, tally counter or even a trusty abacus, they’ve kept an exacting total of how many vehicles automakers sold over the past 12 months. How did things shake out? Which brand nearly doubled… Continue Reading...

14 Cars Axed in 2012

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14 Cars Axed in 2012
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As 2012 winds to an end, AutoGuide looks back at all the vehicles that received the axe this year, some that will be missed, while others surely won’t be. Starting it off is the Acura ZDX, a crossover that had a very tough time breaking into the market. Priced at around $51,815 including delivery, the… Continue Reading...

Maybach Dealers Granted $100,000 in Cash Rebates

Maybach Dealers Granted $100,000 in Cash Rebates
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With Daimler losing almost $500,000 for each Maybach sold, it’s no surprise that the luxury brand has been laid to rest . And now to help move the remaining inventory of 23 models, Maybach dealers have been granted an astonishing $100,000 cash in direct-to-dealer discounts. As with most direct-to-dealer discounts however, the dealership aren’t required… Continue Reading...

Jay-Z and Kanye West ‘Otis’ Maybach Raises Disappointing $60,000

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Car enthusiasts probably cringed during Jay-Z and Kanye West’s “Otis” video as the duo mangled a Maybach 57, but the joke seems to be on them now. The irreverently-altered Maybach was supposed to bring between and estimated $100,000 and $150,000 at auction. That money was meant to go, at least in part, to the Save the… Continue Reading...

Jay-Z and Kanye West ‘Otis’ Maybach Up For Auction To Benefit Save the Children -Video

Jay-Z and Kanye West ‘Otis’ Maybach Up For Auction To Benefit Save the Children -Video
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Although Daimler has announced the discontinuation of the Maybach brand, young money ballers, shot-callers now have the opportunity to bid on what’s arguably the most notorious Maybach of all. Starring in the Jay-Z and Kanye West “Otis” music video, the chopped “Mad Max” Maybach will be put on the block by auction house Phillips de… Continue Reading...

Daimler Lost $500,000 For Each Maybach Sold

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Daimler Lost $500,000 For Each Maybach Sold
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When Mercedes-Benz announced the termination of its superluxury Maybach brand, Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said succinctly, “It would not be sensible to develop a successor model for the current Maybach.” Now we know why. After a seven year stint of Maybach production, the marque has only sold approximately 3,000 units. What’s more, CAR had calculated that… Continue Reading...

Bentley Takes Aim at Maybach’s Super Rich Clients

Bentley Takes Aim at Maybach’s Super Rich Clients
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In addition, Bentley Chief Executive Wolfgang Durheimer also talked of creating a “specific welcome zone inside our brand,” which includes inviting clients for VIP tours of the brand’s production facilities in Crewe, Cheshire, United Kingdom. Continue Reading...

Maybach Announces Price Hike For 2012 Line-Up

Maybach Announces Price Hike For 2012 Line-Up
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In Maybach‘s last full year of sales before the hyper-luxury brand will be shuttered for 2013, Daimler has increased the MSRP of Maybach’s 2012 line-up. According to the latest pricing updates released by Mercedes-Benz USA, the 2012 Maybach 57 will begin at $379,050, an extra $3,080 over the 2011 model year. The 2012 Maybach 57… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Most Expensive Cars of 2012

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Top 10 Most Expensive Cars of 2012
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The list of the Top 10 most expensive new cars is even more shocking that you might expect. Released by Forbes, you can forget the Ferrari 458 or the $300,000 Lamborghini Aventador because even at the low end of the scale these models start at right around the one million mark. In 10th place, at… Continue Reading...

Maybach Killed By Mercedes-Benz; Pour Out A Bottle Of Moet For The Homie

Maybach Killed By Mercedes-Benz; Pour Out A Bottle Of Moet For The Homie
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Mercedes-Benz‘s Maybach luxury brand will be axed, much to the consternation of rappers (pictured above), athletes and insipid nouveau riche types everywhere. While Mercedes had high hopes for the brand, Maybach’s sales have slumped to around 200 units annually, whereas targets called for sales of 1,000 cars per year. Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche told German… Continue Reading...
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