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...

Aston Martin and Maybach To Break Their Engagement

Aston Martin and Maybach To Break Their Engagement
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It was only a few months ago, when talks of an engagement between Aston Martin and Maybach was making headlines. This partnership would have seen the two uber-luxury brands sharing technology and platforms. Now according to sources, the union has broken before it even started, citing money issues. If the deal had stayed intact, Aston… Continue Reading...

Maybach 57 S Edition 125 Celebrates Daimler’s 125 Years In Business

Maybach 57 S Edition 125 Celebrates Daimler’s 125 Years In Business
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Currently on display at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, this one-off special was conceived to celebrate parent company Daimler AG’s 125 years of making automobiles as well as the legacy of legendary stylist Wilhelm Maybach. Continue Reading...

Rapper Birdman Allegedly Defaults On Payment For Maybach Exelero

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Rapper Birdman Allegedly Defaults On Payment For Maybach Exelero
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Despite being the only example in the world, the Maybach Exelero has been around the block a few times. First concieved as a concept car for Fulda Tires (who wanted to use the vehicle for tire testing), the Exelero then appeared in a Jay-Z video. Since then, it has fallen into the hands of a… Continue Reading...

Kim Kardashian’s Extravagant Wedding To Provide A Fleet Of Rolls-Royces, Maybachs

Kim Kardashian’s Extravagant Wedding To Provide A Fleet Of Rolls-Royces, Maybachs
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  Kim Kardashian’s star-studded wedding will feature a fleet of white Rolls-Royce Phantom and Maybach 62 limousines, as befitting a celebrity wedding. The Kardashians worked out a deal with Platinum Motorsports (which customizes vehicles for athletes and celebrities like David Beckham) to provide this sterling example of conspicuous consumption, which the company said was not… Continue Reading...

REPORT: Aston Martin Approaches Daimler For Engines, Safety Systems

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REPORT: Aston Martin Approaches Daimler For Engines, Safety Systems
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The long rumored Aston Martin-Daimler alliance appears to be taking shape, with a report in the Financial Times suggesting that the British sports car builder has approached Daimler with a request for assistance regarding engines, safety systems and other technology. Aston Martin seems to be seeking independence from former owner Ford, which helped out greatly… Continue Reading...

Maybach Could Live On As Mercedes Sub-Brand

Maybach Could Live On As Mercedes Sub-Brand
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Remember Maybach? Of course not, we’re in a recession. But back in the day, when the grass was green and birds sang sweetly in the forests, Mercedes’ experiment with ultra-luxury was quietly shuttered after people decided that two-tone paint wasn’t compelling enough a reason to buy what looked like a melted S-Class owned by Simon… Continue Reading...

Maybach May Die Or Be Reborn, British Style, With Help from Aston Martin

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Maybach May Die Or Be Reborn, British Style, With Help from Aston Martin
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The slow-selling luxurious Maybach may be in trouble and we will find out by July 1. Mercedes parent company Daimler AG is trying to decide what to do with the Maybach company after slumping sale issues. Daimler will either axe the car or possibly partner with British car-maker Aston Martin for a second-generation car. According to CEO Dieter… Continue Reading...

Aston Martin Tie-Up With Mercedes to Give Lagonda a Rolls-Royce Rival

Aston Martin Tie-Up With Mercedes to Give Lagonda a Rolls-Royce Rival
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Rumors of a partnership between Aston Martin and Mercedes-Benz surfaced quite some time ago, but according to a new report a deal between has been stuck between the two luxury marques – one that will benefit plans both firms have for their boutique luxury brands. The terms of the tie-up will see Aston Martin get… Continue Reading...

Maybach Adding 62 Guard Model to Protect Those That Need Protection

Maybach Adding 62 Guard Model to Protect Those That Need Protection
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When some other manufacturers announce armored variants of their vehicles, we sometimes wonder why. When Maybach announces an armored variant of their 62 luxury sedan, we wonder what took them so long. The engineers over at Sindelfingen, Germany, equipped Maybach’s 62 with integrated safety systems to suit all the very important people that need protection… Continue Reading...

Maybach’s Future In Jeopardy, Nouveau-Riche May Be Left Without A Vehicle

Maybach’s Future In Jeopardy, Nouveau-Riche May Be Left Without A Vehicle
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The ostentatious among us may be left without a chariot, as Mercedes-Benz is apparently mulling over a plan to kill the under-performing Maybach brand. The first Maybach concept debuted in 1997, a time when the first dot-com bubble was rapidly growing, and a super-luxury car was a smart move for Mercedes. With the 180 degree… Continue Reading...

First Maybach 57S Coupe Revealed: Can be Yours for $950,000

First Maybach 57S Coupe Revealed: Can be Yours for $950,000
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Earlier this year, German Tuner Xenatec announced that they’d be producing Maybach’s 57S Coupe. And now just in time for the new year, Xenatec has the first one released to the public and it’s for sale up on JamesList. The asking price for the first of 100 limited units is a little shy of $950,000…. Continue Reading...

Aston Martin Rumored to Build Future Maybach Models for Mercedes

Aston Martin Rumored to Build Future Maybach Models for Mercedes
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It’s no secret that the revival of the Maybach brand by Mercedes parent company Daimler has been a flop. Perhaps it’s because of how much the cars shared with their S-Class counterparts, but apart from the odd Russian oligarch, the world’s wealthiest folks have decided to stick with faithful British brands like Bentley and Rolls-Royce… Continue Reading...

LA Auto Show Design Challenge Showcases 1,000 Pound Concepts

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LA Auto Show Design Challenge Showcases 1,000 Pound Concepts
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It’s amazing to see what a design team can do when they don’t have their arms tied by accountants. For the 2010 LA Auto Show‘s annual Design Challenge, automakers were invited to create a vehicle that is good for the environment, attractive and exciting to drive, but it also much be safe, seat four and… Continue Reading...

21 Year Old Saudi Student Owns 30 Amazing Cars; We Just Want One

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21 Year Old Saudi Student Owns 30 Amazing Cars; We Just Want One
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We could spend hours on how jealous we are about this 21-year-old, or how spoiled he is and how he’ll never know what it’s like to have a tough life. But we just have to respect his pure taste in supercars and the fact that he actually pursued an education rather than sitting back, driving… Continue Reading...

Maybach Not Dead: Will Get Five Models Including 4-Door Coupe, Large Convertible

Maybach Not Dead: Will Get Five Models Including 4-Door Coupe, Large Convertible
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With just 300 units sold globally per year, it was expected that the dawn of a new S-Class in 2012 would see the demise of Mercedes‘ ultra-luxury Maybach brand. Not so says a new report by Automobile Magazine. According to this latest info, Maybach will use the new S-Class architecture to produce as many as… Continue Reading...