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...

Maybach Exelero Replica Now Available, Saves You Over $7 Million

Maybach Exelero Replica Now Available, Saves You Over $7 Million
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In the world of luxury you just can’t put a price tag on exclusivity – or can you? The original Maybach Exelero was a high-speed test mule conjured up by the minds at Daimler by Fulda tires. And exclusive it was, with only one ever built, selling for nearly $8,000,000. That’s right, six zeroes. But… Continue Reading...

Sex and the City 2 Takes a Joy Ride in Mercedes-Benz’s Maybach Line

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Sex and the City 2 Takes a Joy Ride in Mercedes-Benz’s Maybach Line
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After a two-year hiatus, the girls from Sex and the City are back, and they’ve brought a few new friends with them. No, it’s not a few dozen pairs of Jimmy Choos (although, they do make an appearance). Sharing the screen with these 40-somethings is Mercedes-Benz’s ultra-luxurious Maybach line. Fitting right into the exclusive lifestyle… Continue Reading...

German Tuner Xenatec Offers Maybach Coupe

German Tuner Xenatec Offers Maybach Coupe
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Xenatec is a German-based company that often times fulfills special vehicle requests of a particular nature. This can range from stretching an Audi R8 to bullet-proofing your Rolls-Royce Ghost. Whatever may be the case, Xenatec clearly has the expertise, knowledge and engineers to safely take on the task of heavy chassis modification. So it’s no… Continue Reading...

“Ridin Swangas” Video Full Of Front-Wheel Drive GM Goodness (Video Inside)

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“Ridin Swangas” Video Full Of Front-Wheel Drive GM Goodness (Video Inside)
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This author has loved hip-hop music since the tender age of 3, when Digital Underground’s “The Humpty Dance” caught my attention. I didn’t really understand the lyric “I once got busy in a Burger King bathroom” but it had a fat bassline and a character from a nursery rhyme, and that was enough for me. In the… Continue Reading...

Maybach Not-Quite Dead, “New” Models Debut in Beijing

Maybach Not-Quite Dead, “New” Models Debut in Beijing
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If you’re like us, you probably forgot all about Maybach when you saw the new interior of the Audi A8L, set to debut at the upcoming Beijing Auto Show. Apparently the folks at Maybach were equally impressed and have decided to “refresh” their current lineup for next year. You’d think that “refresh” would mean the… Continue Reading...

Citroen Metropolis Looking to Rival German Luxury Sedans in China

Citroen Metropolis Looking to Rival German Luxury Sedans in China
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The Chinese-luxury market segment is continue to grow at an exponential rate. Many new-age Chinese entrepreneurs are affluent and distinguished, looking towards enjoying the finer things in life, which naturally includes automobiles. Many luxury vehicle owners are working hard in penetrating the market in China. Even Porsche debuted the Panamera in Shanghai, knowing how important… Continue Reading...

Report: Mercedes to Eliminate Maybach Brand by 2014

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Report: Mercedes to Eliminate Maybach Brand by 2014
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Resurrected in 2002 as a way for Mercedes to take on rival BMW’s newly acquired Rolls-Royce brand, Maybach has been a sales flop and now Mercedes appears ready to finally admit as much. According to a report by AutoExpress, Mercedes will give the Maybach models a slight update (set to be revealed at the Shanghai… Continue Reading...

Maybach to Build $1.35 Million 62S Landaulet

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Maybach to Build $1.35 Million 62S Landaulet
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With its debut at the Dubai Motor Show as a “Design Study,” Maybach shocked the world by announcing, shortly afterward, that it would in fact build the 62S Landaulet. This bizarre creation is a genuine limousine (stretching a foot longer than even the Rolls-Royce Phantom) and yet it features a retractable rear roof. This way,… Continue Reading...
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