The 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 starts at $189,350

Pinkies up ladies and gents as Mercedes-Benz just recently confirmed that one can acquire the new Mercedes-Maybach S600 for just $189,350, without that pesky $925 destination charge–though with one spending this amount of dough, such a fee is probably irrelevant.

What does that buy? The most luxurious Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan to date, however, it is not the most expensive, which would be the top-dot $222,000 S65 AMG. It is marked up above the standard V12 S600 model however, and that goes for $166,900.

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Separating the Maybach S600 from the standard S-Class is an extended wheelbase by 7.9 inches and lots of Maybach badges all around, indicative of the fact that Mercedes wasn’t willing to let the brand name go, despite the fact the original Maybach revival from the 2000s was an awful flop.

Of course, there’s also lots of extra kit and amenities to make sure the 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600’s price is justified.

Check out the press release below for full details.

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Mercedes-Benz Announces Pricing On All-New 2016MY Mercedes-Maybach S600

Segment-Leading Flagship to Start at $189,350*

January 16, 2015 – MONTVALE, NJ

The S-Class range has a long established tradition of setting the benchmark in the luxury segment, and the launch of the highly-anticipated new Mercedes-Maybach S600 in April will further assert its leadership position in the U.S. market. Priced from USD $189,350, this exceptional addition to the product lineup offers more than 8 inches in total length when compared to the standard S-Class and features a suite of intelligent safety technologies and exclusive appointments that complete the opulent package.

The Mercedes-Maybach S-Class seamlessly melds the perfection of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class with the incredible heritage and prestige of the Maybach nameplate. Mercedes-Maybach is not an equipment line. It is a sub-brand that introduces Mercedes-Benz vehicles in an even more exclusive form. Alongside Mercedes-AMG, Mercedes-Maybach becomes the second sub-brand for Mercedes-Benz that was created for customers who demand the absolute best. These vehicles are distinguished by unparalleled interior appointments and extensive individualization options to fulfill the requirements of even the most discerning customers worldwide.

The US market launch of the Mercedes-Maybach S600 is scheduled for April 2015. Its powerful V12 bi-turbo engine has an output of 523 hp. With a displacement of 5980 cc, the maximum torque of 612 lb-ft is available from 1900 rpm. Inside the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class, the level of wind noise is extraordinarily low and even surpasses levels found in the quietest car in the world – the S-Class Coupe. In fact, for rear seat passengers, the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class is the world’s quietest production sedan.

Standard equipment includes a Driver Assistance Package (Intelligent Drive), MAGIC BODY CONTROL, Night View Assist PLUS, a Warmth and Comfort Package with a heated windshield, Head-Up Display, LED Intelligent Lighting System, Burmester High-End 3D Surround Sound System, Executive Rear Seat Package, Rear Seat Entertainment System and the Air Balance Package.

* excluding MY2015 $925 destination/delivery charge

Chris Chin

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