Why The All-New Mercedes-Maybach S600 Will Have Auto Mechanics Swooning
January 6, 2016
The Mercedes S-Class is already one of the best luxury sedans available, and getting the Maybach treatment just takes its features to a whole new level. For Mercedes, the Maybach brand is to luxury what its AMG models are to sportiness.
The Mercedes-Maybach S600 is actually assembled on the same factory line as the Mercedes S-class. However, since it’s designed to compete with cars like the Rolls-Royce Ghost and the Bentley Flying Spur, it comes with a whole list of additional ultra-luxury options.
If you’re planning to pursue an auto mechanic career, where you’ll one day work on luxury vehicles, you’ll likely be impressed by this car’s engine as well as its features.
Read on to find out more about the 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600.
Under the Hood of the Mercedes-Maybach S600: A Preview for Auto Mechanics
At just a glance, anyone can see that the Mercedes-Maybach isn’t by any means a small car. In fact, it measures approximately 214.6 inches in length—which is eight inches longer than the standard S600. In addition, the car also offers an extra 0.5 inches of headspace to its roof.
The Mercedes-Maybach is powered by a massive twin-turbocharged 6.0-litre V12 engine that puts out 523 horsepower and is linked to a seven-speed automatic transmission. Professional auto mechanics will definitely be impressed with the car’s engine, since the V12 is able to get the nearly 5,300 pound sedan from 0-96km/h in less than 5 seconds. However, the vehicle’s top speed is electronically limited to 249km/h.
The S600 Offers Rear Comfort Options to Cater to All Passengers
The Mercedes-Maybach S600 was designed to provide the ultimate ride—even to passengers occupying the car’s rear seats. It comes with “executive” power adjustable rear seats that can recline up to 45 degrees. In addition, the rear seats also boast a hot stone massage feature and the armrests are even heated.
The car comes with a standard chauffeur package that allows the front passenger seat to move all the way forward, enabling the back passenger to stretch out for a nap on long rides. All of the car’s seats are made from hand-stitched Nappa leather and the headrests are equipped with extra cushions for added comfort.
The Most Luxurious Features You’ll See In Your Auto Mechanic Career
For ultimate comfort, the Mercedes-Maybach S600 comes equipped with Mercedes’ Magic Body Control— auto mechanic career professionals know this is a suspension system which uses a camera to scan the road ahead to ensure a smooth ride, even over bumps and potholes.
The rear seats each have their own screens, and the rear console not only has heating and cooling cup holders, but also has stainless steel trays that fold out and are completely adjustable.
Eating in the car is encouraged, since buyers will have the option of adding a mini fridge that would take up about 20 per cent of the trunk space. The S600 also comes standard with a pair of silver-plated champagne flutes. A few other notable features include:
- An analog clock in the dashboard, which was designed by Swiss watchmaker IWC
- A 24-speaker Burmester 3D surround sound system
- A Mercedes Air Balance System, which circulates the smell of expensive Agarwood through the cabin
In a car designed for ultimate comfort and luxury, just make sure you don’t get too cozy if you ever get to work on one during your career!
Check out the video below for a closer look at the all-new 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600:
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