Mercedes-Benz India will introduce the S 580 Maybach to its India line-up. The Maybach S-Class (Z223) is set to follow the new S-Class (V223), which is coming in the second half of this year, to a Mercedes-Benz showroom near you.
- Locally assembled Mercedes-Maybach S 580 to arrive in 2021
- Maybach S-Class range to include 12-cylinder S 680
- Expect the range to start at around Rs 2.2 crore (ex-showroom)
As we had reported in our December 2020 issue, the Maybach S-Class will be assembled here, like the regular S-Class. It will be put together at Mercedes’ Chakan plant near Pune, on the same line as the new S-Class. A replacement for the Maybach S 560, this new one will get a more powerful 500hp twin-turbo V8, with the addition of 48-volt hybrid tech, and a four-wheel-drive system for improved traction.
Also on the cards, as earlier, is the sublime 12-cylinder…