Shahid Kapoor bought a new 2022 Mercedes-Maybach S580 earlier this month and has been seen flaunting it not only on the roads but on Instagram too, captioning his video “Falling back Bach” with HDBeen Dope’s Song Cayman added to the video.
A symbol of ultimate luxury, let’s find out more about this expensive ride 2022 Mercedes-Maybach S580- A slice of good life…
The modern 2022 Mercedes-Maybach S580 S-class is more honest about its ‘humble’ roots and has a lot more reserved look. Borrowing nearly all of its looks from the smaller S-Class, save for additional chrome on every side and the Maybach badges on the C-pillars that light up. The 3-pointed star emblem is still found beaming on the bonnet and boot.
The length extends to a full 180mm longer than even the long-wheelbase S-Class that’s sold in India, stretching the tape at a mammoth 5,469mm. There’s a small quarter glass behind the lengthened rear door, the B-pillars are finished in brushed chrome, fitted with its signature grille with fine chrome stripes and name stamped into it that adds to a lot of bling. A large chrome surrounds the air intakes in the front bumper and also sports chrome treatment around the exhausts at the rear along with the Maybach S-580 badging.
With Monoblock-style wheels and a two-tone paint job, there is a sufficient amount of bling without going on the top maximizing its road presence as ‘Pinnacle of Luxury’ for comfort, style, and elegance, with the car showing just enough personality without turning it into a rolling, waving wallet.
Interior Space, Features, & Comfort
While the outside may not bear too many unique points compared to the S-Class, the high-quality tech in the 2022 Mercedes Maybach S580 comes with the most advanced and unique features.
It grabs one’s attention with the ‘doormen’ feature which interestingly allows the rear passenger to do a hand gesture and close the door automatically. The added length with increased legroom for rear-seat passengers via extended rear doors, it’s like an upgrade from business to first class.
The S580 includes the near-mandatory executive rear seat package, which ditches the bench in favour of two individual reclining seats and a centre console with fold-out tables, in addition to heated and cooled cupholders and automatic blinds. One push of a button on your door panel pushes the front passenger seat forward, so you can recline to your heart’s content along with having the luxury of your calves massaged via the fold-out ottomans on both rear seats.
Rest your head on this pillow for a second and take in every inch of the Maybach’s interior which is made of real Nappa leather, from the heated armrests to the entire headliner that is embroidered with the Maybach logo.
Enjoy the subtle striping on the Obsidian black trim. Run your fingertips over any of the Burmester 4D surround-sound audio system and revel in the precision of the laser-cut metal that adds to the sense of techno luxury.
The cabin comes with the most comprehensive ambient lighting package which includes animated dynamic light strips wrapped around the cabin. The steering wheel rim is lined in wood while the trim in the cabin is a chequered pattern.
The 580 comes with a 12.8-inch OLED central display used for the infotainment screen switching the climate control and seat ventilation while the driver gets a 12.3-inch display. The passengers get a tablet and the rear seat has mounted displays for entertainment and all of these screens run via the MBUX system.
Speaking of leisure time and comfort, this one also includes active road noise cancellation that reduces noises by counter sound waves. The customers can also have a raft of accessories to choose from like a centrally mounted refrigerator and two champagne flutes inside the cabin. Sure, it eats into trunk space a bit, but there’s still plenty of room left.
This luxury vehicle rides on massive 19-inch Maybach forged alloy wheels which come with an option to increase the size of the wheels to 20 or even 21 inches too.
Everything here is LIVE LIFE KING SIZE, really!
The Maybach S580 comes with safety features such as 13 airbags and a wide range of driver assistance systems like the active steering assist traffic sinus is active clean keeping assist actively in changing assist blind spot assist and exit warning function. This car also comes with unique urban guard protection plus security application that notifies the owner in case of vehicle theft or break-in and helps in the recovery of the vehicle.
Engine, Transmission, Performance
The Mercedes-Maybach S580 comes with the 4.0-litre V8 twin-turbocharged engine with the EQ Boost of 48 volts in a mild-hybrid system which develops a massive 496 Bhp and a peak torque of 700 Nm.
The four-wheel-drive system and the 9-speed automatic transmission produce a stunning 621 horsepower and 664 lb-ft of torque, reducing the 0-60 time to just 4.4 seconds. The engine is BS6 compliant.
Price & Rivals
Prices for the S-Class Maybach starts at 2.5 crore for the S580, going up to ₹3.2 crore (ex- showroom).
At the upper echelons of the automotive industry, few vehicles can truly compare with the Maybach S580 like The Rolls-Royce Ghost and the Bentley’s Flying Spur in the segment.
Whether a ride for the king or a President or a CEO, it is sure a mollycoddler for the successful granting access to bathe in the sumptuous luxury of the upper echelon of vehicles- The 2022 Mercedes Maybach S580.