With its 6 meters long, the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 is as imposing and impressive as were the Aero Coupe Maybach in years 20 and 30. For this concept car debuting under the Monterey Car Week (ending on August 21 with the Concours d’Elegance in Pebble Beach) it is clear that the 30 models of the brand served as inspiration.
Despite its enormity and exaggerated proportions, that force you to equip 24 – inch wheels (has a certain air cartoon coupe), designers of Daimler able to combine the classic grille Maybach with a defense reminiscent of an outboard and a careful aerodynamic.
Neoretro electrical design and 750 hp
While the design of this concept car is inspired by the original creations of Maybach 20s and 30 (extremely long hood, rear pickup), its technology is very current: equipped four electric motors for a total output of 550 kW (750 CV) and a range of 200 miles (320 km), according to the EPA standard.
Equips one lithium-ion battery of 80 kWh located on the floorboard. In case of abuse the 0 to 100 km / h in less than 4 seconds which is able and autonomy no longer gives you to reach your destination has capacity for quick reloads induction: every 5 minutes charge gives a range of 100 km.
A futuristic interior
The interior is presented as a luxury lounge with “360 ° view” according to the brand, and packed with new material. In fact, the interior is so futuristic that seems to belong to another car the Mercedes-Maybach Vision 6.
The seats, upholstery leather Chesterfield style, and elm wood give the traditional touch. The technological aspect is found in the seats that constantly monitor the vital signs of the passengers and a windshield that projects all kinds of information through gestural controls.
Do not expect to see a version of series, although with a very distant resemblance of this Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6. Gordon Wagener, head of design at Mercedes-Benz explained that this is more of an exploration of where you could go future products brand.Tags: Mercedes-Maybach 6