Mercedes has officially announced the first pricing details for the brand new Mercedes-Maybach S500 and S600, which are already available for order.
If you were expecting a whopping price for the brand new Mercedes-Maybach S500 and S600 you will be glad to find out that the two models start from 134,053 EUR and from 187,841 EUR, respectively. The two versions of the luxury cruiser are already available for order, starting today, December 15, 2014, while the S500 4MATIC, along with the even cheaper S400 4MATIC will be introduced later on. The first deliveries of the S500 and S600 will begin on the 7th of February and the S500 4MATIC is believed to arrive in April.
As you probably already know by now, the Mercedes-Maybach S500 is getting a 4.7 liter bi-turbo V8 engine under its hood, connected to a 9-speed automatic transmission, the same one which will be offered in the 4MATIC version too. The unit is capable of producing 455 HP (335 kW) and 700 Nm (516 lb-ft) of torque. The more expensive S600 has a 6.0 liter twin turbo V12 engine under its hood, capable of producing 530 HP (390 kW) and 830 Nm (612 lb-ft) of torque. This is connected to a 7-speed automatic.