The premium car manufacturer from Germany, launched its newest vehicle at the Shanghai Auto Show, namely the new Mercedes-Maybach S480 2021 which is exclusively marketed to the Chinese market.
The Mercedes-Maybach S480 2021 comes with the same engine used as the Benz S-Class, which is a 3.0-liter petrol unit with the assist of a light hybrid. Using the same engine, this premium vehicle can produce a combined output of 362 HP and 500 Nm of torque.
The vehicle that is believed to have similarities with the S450 has a difference in terms of acceleration, the Maybach S480 is slightly slower than the S450 from 0-62 mph (100 km / h) taking 5.8 seconds compared to the S450 which is only 5.1 seconds.
The new six-cylinder Maybach has a top speed electronically limited to 155 mph (250 km/h).
This vehicle is estimated to have a price tag of $224,655 US dollars and it is the only vehicle of the Maybach S-Class available in China at this time. However, these variants will be joined by the S580 and S650 variants, which each have a 496 HP twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 and a 621 HP 6.0-liter bi-turbo V12.
The new Maybach S-Class will arrive in the US this summer, in V8 powered specs, with an estimated starting price at $ 184,900.