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Bollywood star Arjun Kapoor is known for his love of SUVs and having bought himself a Land Rover Defender 110 SUV worth Rs 89.60 lakh – which is one of the most successful SUVs in the world in terms of off-road performance, the actor has now got himself a new Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4Matic SUV worth Rs 2.43 crore (all prices excluding showroom) – which is one of the most luxurious SUVs in the world. Here’s everything you need to know about the Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 SUV.
German premium car maker Mercedes-Benz announced the launch of its new flagship SUV – the Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4Matic in India in June and it came at a starting price of Rs 2.43 crore (ex-hall exhibition). The GLS 600 4Matic is the first SUV launched by Mercedes-Benz under the Mercedes-Maybach brand, known for its ultra-luxury offerings around the world. Their models are based on the already existing Mercedes-Benz cars and similarly the GLS 600 4Matic is based on the Mercedes-Benz GLS SUV priced at Rs 1.05 crore (ex-showroom) in India. However, major updates were made to the car by Mercedes-Maybach in areas such as luxury features, design and creature comfort, making the Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4Matic one of the SUVs most luxurious on sale in India.
The company also mentioned that 50 units of the GLS SUV have been assigned to the Indian market and Mercedes-Benz said all of them have already sold out. The next batch will arrive in early 2022.
In terms of design, the heavy chrome nose is the first big difference that it’s not the regular GLS but the Mercedes-Maybach version of it. There is also a chrome finish on the bumper and on the sides, the car can be seen to sport larger alloy rims and the Maybach logo on the D-pillar. Here too, and at the rear, some finishes. chrome were added to the luxury quotient of the SUV.
The interior, however, is where the luxury quotient is highest. While the cabin design remains similar to the GLS, meaning it has two 12.3-inch screens that steal the show, it now gets Maybach-specific graphics. The interiors are now fitted with nappa leather upholstery with unique design touches. There is a massive increase in space as the Maybach GLS only has two rows of seats, with the rear seats pushed back 120mm compared to the Mercedes-Benz version of the GLS, opening up a huge space for passengers. back. .
Inside, the enormous Mercedes-Maybach GLS offers the option of a 4- or 5-seater configuration. The 4-seater version receives a fixed central console for the rear passengers which contains a refrigerator which will be practical for storing bottles of champagne as well as champagne flutes if necessary. Other features include ventilated seats with massage function, an electronic sliding / tilting panoramic sunroof with opaque roller shutters. Whichever seating arrangement you choose, the two outermost rear seats will have a recline feature.
The SUV is powered by a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 petrol engine with mild hybrid technology that develops 558 hp and a whopping 730 Nm of torque. Power is transmitted to all four wheels via a 9-speed automatic transmission. The “EQ Boost” hybrid system provides an additional 22 hp and 250 Nm of torque on demand, according to Mercedes-Benz.
The Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4Matic SUV competes with Bentley Bentayga, Maserati Levante, Rolls-Royce Cullinan and Range Rover Autobiography.
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