Mercedes-Maybach GLS – super luxury SUV competing with Bentley Bentayga

CHINA GLS version equipped with class, emphasizing the characteristics of the luxury brand Maybach of the rich.

On November 21, Daimler launched the Mercedes-Maybach GLS600 large luxury SUV at the Guangzhou 2019 exhibition. China is a key market for luxury brands, where customers prefer the new and do not place heavy prices. traditional values ​​like the US and European markets.

For the first time, the Maybach brand is “attached” to a Mercedes product, not the flagship S-class sedan. GLS Maybach is similar to S-Class Maybach, bringing luxuries to the rich with high-quality materials and equipment, but the design does not escape the standard model car.

In terms of creating a separate product, personality, containing intangible values ​​of brand tradition, GLS Maybach is difficult to stand on the same level with Bentley Bentayga or Rolls-Royce Cullinan.

The appearance of the GLS Maybach comes with 22-inch wheels, optional 23 inches. The chrome bars run around the car, the B column also clad this material. The car weighs about 2.7 tons.

Similar to the Maybach S-line, the GLS Maybach steering wheel is a vertical chrome waterfall, inspired by the past Maybach design.

Luxurious experience for customers on GLS Maybach is not only in materials, but also accessories and equipment are equally expensive.
The intelligent suspension system on the GLS Maybach can lower the height of 25 mm to make it easier for passengers to get on. This feature activates when the driver opens the door.

The exterior of the car consists of 8 ways of mixing two contrasting colors. The Maybach badge is mounted on the steering wheel, column D emphasizes the luxury version of the GLS.

The imprint of the GLS version is usually easy to recognize. Those who prefer a unique, strange personality will be a little disappointed about this. Of course, interior materials such as Nappa leather seats, rim lights, steering wheel on GLS Maybach are more classy than standard GLS.

The car is aimed at the rich and has only two rows of seats. Panoramic sunroof with translucent curtain shading sun. Independent air conditioning for rear seats, electric blinds. Heated seats, massage and a variety of other utilities.
GLS Maybach equipped with a 4-liter twin-turbo V8 engine, 550 horsepower, maximum torque of 730 Nm. This engine has an EQ Boost system, which increases 22 horsepower and 250 Nm of torque. The car accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.9 seconds. Speed ​​limit of 250 km / h.

Mercedes-Maybach GLS manufactured in the US, appears on the market in the second quarter of 2020 but has no specific price. Carscoops predicts GLS Maybach price of about $ 200,000, targeting rivals such as Bentley Bentayga or recently Aston Martin DBX