Maybach Zeppelin reborn

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Maybach Zeppelin reborn

26, 2009 Maybach is bringing out a Maybach Zeppelin to spearhead its saloon model range. The new which is receiving its premiere at the Motor Show, will the brand in the high-end luxury segment. It will be a successor to the Maybach Zeppelin, which was worldwide as one of the ultimate in high-class engineering in the 1930s.

The 21st model is the most powerful ever (471 kW/640 hp and a torque of 1000 Newton and two models are on offer, the Maybach 57 which costs €406,000 USD) and the Maybach 62 Zeppelin a price tag of €473,200 ($607,000

Maybach – a brief history

The Maybach prototype was built in by Maybach-Motorenbau GmbH a company by Wilhelm Maybach and his son Karl. The was originally a subsidiary of Luftschiffbau GmbH who built the infamous airships. Initial production of the started in 1921 and between and 1940, various classic vehicles were built. contributed to the German war effort War ll) by producing the engines for Panther and Tanks and after the war the factory some repair work, but production was never restarted.

the brand is owned by Daimler AG and is in Stuttgart.

In 1997, Mercedes-Benz a luxury concept car at the Tokyo — the Mercedes-Benz Maybach sporting a V12, 5987 cc, 550 hp Mercedes-Benz later developed the under the sole brand of Maybach going into in the early 2000s. Two models produced, the Maybach 57 and the Maybach 62, the being equal to the lengths of the in decimeters.

In 2005, the new 57S was added, sporting a V12 bi-turbo engine, producing 604 bhp kW) and 737 lbft (999 Nm) of torque.

The new Zeppelin

The power plant

The 57 S and the long-wheelbase version, the 62 S, serve as the basis for the new model. High is delivered in both cases by the 6.0 V12 bi-turbo engine delivering 471 hp (+ 28 hp) and a peak torque of 1000 meters.

The exterior

The new model can be by its two-tone special paint in Rocky Mountains light in contrast to the Taiga black. red tail light units and a vertical partition in the tailpipe add to the touches at the rear. Daimler that their Maybach have the option to specify paint finish if they

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The Maybach Zeppelin’s newly 20-inch wheels in a Chrome finish complete the picture. were first painted a black undercoat, before a silver topcoat applied a painting process that the tone to gradually increase in from the outside in.

The streamlined new mirrors produce even wind noise than models, says Daimler. have a more angular and are separated from the door by a slender arm, giving a more expressive look. also feature an enlarged surface together with indicators in the shape of a horizontal “V” for safety.

The interior

As you might expect it’s all about luxury. appointments are in California beige and Stromboli contrasts with the lacquer finish of the trim and the in the dashboard and on the doors. The seats of a diamond quilting pattern on the and backrests together with the piping and genuine lambskin the floor.

The new models have the console in the front, the partition that is available as an option for the Zeppelin 62, plus the silver flutes included as standard, with the lettering “MAYBACH while the door sill as well as the key ring are engraved the word “ZEPPELIN”.

Customers are also able to opt for a atomizer that Daimler is the only one of its kind in the world. The core component is an internally Plexiglass sphere on the rear console, into which Zeppelin owners can insert a of their preferred fragrance. A pump then directs a flow of air into the Plexiglass fanning the vial’s perfume into the vehicle interior. The atomizer can be activated either the driver’s seat or by means of a in the rear center console, an additional thumbwheel in the rear for aroma control. The chosen wafts into the passenger within ten to twelve seconds.

The system is a patented Maybach

Being built in a limited of just 100 worldwide, the new Maybach goes on sale on 3 March with the first models to be delivered to customers in September

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