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Super-Luxurious Mercedes-Maybach S 600 Pullman Demands Access to Your Bank Account

Three brands come to mind immediately when speaking about high-end luxury sedans: Rolls-Royce, Bentley, and Mercedes-Maybach. Nonetheless, some would argue that the latter cannot compete with the former two, as its proposals are normal Benz S-Classes with extra appointments.
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Truth be told, it is hard to compete against the likes of the Bentley Flying Spur and Rolls-Royce Ghost with the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class. Not to mention the mighty Phantom that sits in a league of its own as the epitome of four-door luxury. But then again, the three-pointed star has no problem selling Maybach versions of the S-Class worldwide, not to mention the GLS or the EQS SUV, with the latter representing their first-ever venture into the electric game.

Do you know what's missing from Maybach's current portfolio? That would be a Pullman version of the latest S-Class. The one before it came out in the mid-2010s as a chauffeur-driven limousine that is so long that it wouldn't fit in most garages. It measures 6.5 meters (255.9 in) in length, a whole meter more than the normal Maybach, and is almost 1.6 meters (63 in) wide. At over 4.4 meters (173.2 in) long, the space between the two axles is truly staggering, as you could, theoretically, fit an entire VW Polo there, and you'd still have room to spare.

Due to the massive space, the rear compartment of the Mercedes-Maybach S 600 (and S 650) Pullman has two sets of seats facing each other for ultimate business meetings on the go. Separating the peasants in the front from the immortals in the rear is a partition wall that can be operated electrically, doubled by an 18.5-inch monitor. As you can expect, stuff such as high-end audio, luxurious materials, folding tables, curtains for extra privacy, and ultra-comfortable seats are included here, alongside the multi-zone climate control. This model manages to offer everything required from a limo without going over the top.

2018 Mercedes\-Maybach S 600 Pullman
Photo: Brabus
You probably know that the V12 engine is a dying breed, not only at Mercedes but also across the industry. However, it is the sole firepower here, with the Pullman boasting a 6.0-liter V12 unit assisted by two turbochargers. The output and torque aren't impressive at all, but they are enough to keep it in the single-digit zone when it comes to the zero to sixty miles an hour (0 to 97 kph) sprint time.

It has 523 hp (530 ps/390 kW) and 612 lb-ft (830 Nm) of torque in the S 600 configuration and 621 hp (630 ps/463 kW) and 738 lb-ft (1,000 Nm) of torque in the S 650 version of the Pullman (and not only). China's S 680 is basically the same car as the S 650, with only the name being different, as number 8 is associated with wealth and luck in the People's Republic.

The combined fuel consumption wouldn't interest someone who is truly in the market for a Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Pullman, but Brabus says this S 600 returns the equivalent of 20.3 US mpg (11.6 l/100km) combined and emits 270 g/km of CO2. The famous tuner also claims that it can hit 62 mph (100 kph) in just five seconds flat and will tap out at 155 mph (250 kph).

2018 Mercedes\-Maybach S 600 Pullman
Photo: Brabus
Their Mercedes-Maybach S 600 Pullman is a 2018 car that was first registered in the first half of the year. It has 12,365 miles (19,900 km) on the odometer and a huge amount of gear, not to mention the reinforced suspension and brakes, and LED lights. It is presented in a very temperate black-on-black look, with the usual chrome appointments here and there, and looks like a brand-new car despite turning six years old in a few months.

Although it doesn't feature any Brabus goodies, the tuner was still charged with finding it a new home, and they should get a healthy commission when they flip it. The online ad, which reveals some of the highlights of this German limo, can be accessed here and does not reveal the asking price. Nonetheless, as you likely suspect, it will probably fetch some $1,000,000, or about as much as ten brand-new Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedans, with the base model starting at $114,500 in our market.

The entry-level S 500 4Matic, which is part of the latest generation S-Class that came out in 2020, has a 429 hp 3.0-liter six-banger, and the S 580 4Matic comes with 496 horsepower and a 4.0L V8 from $124,000. The electrified S 580e 4Matic is a $122,550 affair, excluding destination, options, and dealer markups.

Over in the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class stable, customers can choose between the S 580 and the S 680. The former has a V8 with 496 hp, and the latter brings a V12 with 621 hp. Pricing for these models starts at $193,400 and $229,000, respectively. The Maybach EQS SUV kicks off at $179,900, and the Maybach GLS at $174,350.
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About the author: Cristian Gnaticov
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After a series of unfortunate events put an end to Cristian's dream of entering a custom built & tuned old-school Dacia into a rally competition, he moved on to drive press cars and write for a living. He's worked for several automotive online journals and now he's back at autoevolution after his first tour in the mid-2000s.
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