Mercedes-Maybach has revealed the new Pullman 600 ahead of its global debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show in March. It also marks the 50th birthday of the best-known Pullman saloon. According to the company, this model model will assume the top-of-the-range position, with vis-à-vis seating in the passenger compartment. It is being priced at around half a million euros, while first customer deliveries slated to commence in 2016.
Being 6.5 metres long in length, the Mercedes-Maybach Pullman 600 provides space for a generously-sized and tastefully-appointed club lounge in the rear.This chauffeur-driven limousine is more than equal to today's demands for the ultimate in exclusivity and luxury. The VIP occupants sit on two standard-specification executive seats facing the direction of travel. They can enjoy the greatest legroom in the segment; and can get into and out of the car with the greatest of ease and comfort. As is typical for a Pullman, the four passengers can sit facing each other in the compartment with an electrically-operated partition window.
With a length of 6499 mm, the Pullman is another 1053 mm longer than the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class. The wheelbase is an impressive 4418 mm. Furthermore, at 1598 mm in height, the Pullman is more than 100 mm higher than a Mercedes S-Class, resulting in a tangible increase in headroom. The absolute top-of-the-range model is the Mercedes-Maybach Pullman S 600. Its V12 biturbo engine has a maximum power output of 530bhp. With displacement of 5980 cc, the maximum torque of 830 Nm is available from 1900 rpm. The interior of the Mercedes-Maybach Pullman is upholstered in leather throughout as standard. Not only is the roof liner upholstered in high-quality leather, but also the door frames and seat consoles.
As expected, there are three analogue instruments in the roof liner informing passengers in the rear of the outside temperature, speed and time. The glass partition wall between the rear and the driver's area ensures discretion, which can be lowered electrically. It can also change from transparent to opaque at the touch of a button. This allows – in combination with the equally standard-specification curtains for the rear windows – for different levels of privacy. The standard-fit 16:9 format 18.5-inch (47 cm) monitor located in front of the partition can also be extended electrically. The Burmester® high-end 3D surround sound system has been further optimised. Hand-selected loudspeakers, improved membranes and tuning exclusively to the preferred listening of each individual customer guarantees the ultimate in hi-fi listening pleasure. The appearance of the high-end audio system has also been further improved.