When it comes to the luxury car market, Mercedes has always exceeded expectations; especially in the SUV segment. This time, the German car giant has done it again with the super stylish and lavish 2018 Mercedes Maybach GLS. This model is a super luxurious S-Class SUV and is one of the most exquisite cars to ever to come out of the Mercedes-Maybach partnership.
2018 Mercedes Maybach GLS – External Body Parts and Inner Cosmetic Changes
In terms of exterior, the 2018 Mercedes Maybach GLS will be a regular Grand Luxury Sports Class size vehicle but it will come with a larger than normal wheelbase. This will make the rear door larger than ever seen before in any other car. Additional features in this model include chrome window sills and 21-inch alloy wheels along with the standard GLS rear, except this one will flaunt a chrome finish on the bumper. On the front, the grille has been changed in order to add three chrome double air intakes.
In terms of interiors, the 2018 Mercedes Maybach GLS will be different from any other GLS because it will come with only four seats instead of seven to maintain the luxurious nature of the car. Those sitting at the back will be able to truly enjoy a luxurious experience with many gadgets and amenities attached to the back of the front seat. The car has a lot of leg and head room, which redefines luxury in a completely new sense.
The center console has many options for climate control and even features massaging options. The cabin has some great features, which include an optional fridge and a Magic sky sunroof that can be turned opaque in a couple of seconds by just pushing a button.
The 2018 Maybach GLS is truly a pioneer when it comes to luxurious exteriors and interiors, you can’t get anything better than this. The German car maker has made sure the car will live up to the luxury standards set up by Mercedes and Maybach.
2018 Mercedes Maybach GLS – Engine and Performance
The 2018 Mercedes Maybach GLS will have a 6.0-liter V12 twin-turbo, which is great when it comes to performance and can deliver 650 hp and 750 lb-ft of torque. This engine is suitable for the 2018 Mercedes Maybach GLS and can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 5 seconds, but the top speed is limited to only 155 mph.
The engine comes with a 4MATIC all-wheel drive mode, which is standard for Mercedes cars and also a 9-speed automatic transmission system.
2018 Mercedes Maybach GLS – Price and Release Date
It’s way too early for Mercedes to decide the price range for the Mercedes Maybach GLS 2018 but we can definitely come up with an estimate. This estimate is based on the fact this car is built to impress and offers every luxurious feature that can possibly be in a car. Hence, the price will surely be above $150,000 and may even reach $250,000 for the specially equipped models.
In terms of release date, the production model is set to be released by the end of 2016 so you don’t have to wait for too long. Bookings for the car should start in the first half of 2017 with sales starting from 2018.