The Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury was finally presented at the Beijing Auto Show 2018. As expected, it’s a sport utility vehicle, but with a twist.
Here are 5 things you need to know about the new Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury based on the press release from Daimler and interviews with important Mercedes personalities during the major automobile exhibition in China:
Gorden Wagener, Chief Design Officer of Daimler AG, described the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury concept as a combination of SUV and sedan. He said the car is influenced by the cultures of the Western and Far Eastern Hemisphere.
The markings of a notchback sedan on the exterior of the SUV concept are an adaptation of the most successful body styles for automobiles on an international and Chinese level. Above all, it is currently the most revolutionary interpretation of the Mercedes Sensual Purity design philosophy.
The Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury offers many visual elements that can be found in the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 That was presented in 2016. The front grille, front bumper, and lights are all too similar to the older luxury car.
As an SUV, the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury has a high ride height. Then it distances itself from the conventional design of modern SUVs with a sedan trunk. Another attention-grabbing detail on the outside of the vehicle is the 24-inch wheel with jet turbine-inspired rims and a two-part panoramic roof.
The product is 5,260 mm long, 2,110 mm wide and 1,764 mm high.
The Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury combines sportiness and opulence that are even more advanced than other Mercedes-Maybach vehicles. High quality leather and wood decorate the surfaces.
The main colors in the SUV cabin are crystal white, rose gold and pearl gray. The aluminum highlights also contribute to the distinctive attractiveness of the interior.
The interior of the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury has a high seating arrangement. It’s very roomy, especially in the rear passenger seats, with plenty of freedom of movement and space to stretch your legs.
The Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury stays true to its name and offers many exciting and top-class amenities. The front of the car has a free-standing widescreen cockpit with two 12.3-inch displays. The vents also copy the vehicle’s grille design.
The first thing you will notice when visiting the rear passenger compartment of the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury is the ebony compartment with teapot, cups and heating system. The other basic elements of the ultra-luxurious SUV are from the most recent times Mercedes-Maybach S-Class. These include the super-soft pillows and the ENERGIZING comfort control, which manages the scent, heating, lighting, music and climate control of the vehicle.
Overall, the interior of the SUV concept is geared towards people with a driver. That is why the best features of the car have been placed in the rear passenger compartment.
Like the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6, the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury is also designed as an electric vehicle. It has four compact permanent magnet synchronous motors that are matched to all-wheel drive.
The total output of the luxury SUV is 550 kW or 750 PS. There are still no details on its acceleration from 0-100 km / h, but its top speed can reach up to 250 km / h.
The device is equipped with a battery in the underbody. It has a capacity of 80 kWh. The electric range is over 500 km according to NEDC figures and 200 miles according to EPA figures.
The battery can be charged via a cable in public charging stations or via the electromagnetic field under the SUV. With just five minutes of charging time, the car can cover a range of up to 100 km. This is due to DC charging, which uses the CCS standard and enables power up to 350 kW.
The production version of the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury will compete with the Bentley Bentayga and the upcoming Rolls-Royce Cullinan.
Video of the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury
Check out the trailer below to explore the new Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury:
Photos of the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury
Check out the official photos of the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury at the Beijing Auto Show in the gallery below: