Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4Matic: price expectations in India
The Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4Matic is expected to arrive in India as a fully built unit or CBU model. Considering the level of luxury and comfort features offered, we would expect the price of the SUV to be around Rs. 3 crore (ex-showroom, India).
Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 is the first SUV to be launched under the Maybach brand
Mercedes-Benz India is set to launch its flagship SUV – the Maybach GLS 600 4Matic, this week on June 8, 2021. It is the first SUV launched by the company under the Maybach brand. The Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 has been on sale in the global market since 2019 and we expect the SUV to arrive in India as a fully built unit or CBU model. This means that it will come with a hefty price tag and is expected to be the most expensive SUV from the carmaker based in Stuttgart, India.
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Now the standard Mercedes-Benz GLS SUV is priced at 1.05 crore in India (ex-showroom, India). Since all Maybach products have always been several notches above their regular counterparts – both in terms of luxury features, comfort and price – this SUV is also likely to continue that tradition. So, we expect the new Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4Matic to launch at around ₹ 3 crore (ex-showroom India). In India, it will compete with ultra-luxury SUVs such as Bentley Bentayga, Rolls-Royce Cullinan, Maserati Levante and the Range Rover Autobiography.
The Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 is based on the standard GLS, which means this one is massive in size as well. However, to live up to the Maybach badge, the automaker added several premium elements like – a large Maybach-style chrome grille, as well as an end-to-end chrome grille for the bumper and a chrome insert. thick attached to the skid plate. The SUV also has chrome inserts on the B-pillar, the Maybach logo on the D-pillar and huge 23-inch multi-spoke chrome wheels as an option.
Inside, the Maybach GLS 600 has the option of a 4- or 5-passenger cabin, and it comes with a long wheelbase of 3,135mm, of which rear passengers have 1,103mm of legroom. The 4-seater version will have a fixed center console that can accommodate a refrigerator to store champagne bottles, as well as silver champagne flutes. Other features include nappa leather upholstery, electronic panoramic sliding / tilting sunroof with blackout blinds, ventilated massage seats, and more. Whichever you choose, 4-seater or 5-seater, the two outermost rear seats have a recline function.
The Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4Matic will be powered by a 4.0-liter V8 engine tuned to develop 542 hp and develop around 730 Nm of maximum torque. The engine is mated to a 48-volt EQ Boost system, which delivers additional torque of 250 Nm and power of 21 hp, which will be available temporarily. The engine is mated to a 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission.