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Plush new S-Class-based limousine makes Geneva motor show debut, with deliveries planned for early 2016

The new Mercedes-Maybach S600 Pullman has been revealed, 50 years after the original S-Class-based stretch limousine first entered the German car maker’s line-up.

Making its premiere at the Geneva motor show prior to the start of deliveries in early 2016, the new Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Pullman is the second model in Mercedes-Benz’s new Maybach sub-brand, which insiders suggest will be expanded further with the addition of other new high-end models in the not too distant future.  

As with the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class unveiled at the Detroit motor show earlier this year, the S600 Pullman comes with the choice of either a twin-turbocharged 4.6-litre V8 engine or a twin-turbocharged 6.0-litre V12.

The former provides the Mercedes-Maybach S500 Pullman with 449bhp and 516lb ft, while the latter delivers 522bhp and a stout 612lb ft. At 6499mm in length, the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Pullman is a generous 1046mm longer than the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class.

This has been made possible by a 1053mm lengthening of the wheelbase, which grows from an already generous 3365mm to a whopping 4418mm, in the process acquiring an additional side widow and providing the opulent German limousine with unparalleled levels of rear-seat leg room.

The new fifth-generation Pullman, conceived as an indirect replacement for the discontinued Maybach 62, offers a series of rear seating layouts, including a four seat vis-à-vis arrangement behind an electrically operated partition.

Alternatively, customers can choose a two-seat rear arrangement. Mercedes-Benz is yet to reveal pricing for the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Pullman but suggests the S500 variant will start at around “half a million euros” (£373,000) when sales get under way.

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typos1 18 February 2015

I wasnt aware that the

I wasnt aware that the standard S Class came with a lady that had recently lost her husband, but with its "additional side widow" the Pullman clearly comes with two bereft females, maybe this has something to do with the car's likely role, later in life with undertakers ?
TS7 18 February 2015

Coming to...

... a funeral parlour near you.
Daniel Joseph 15 January 2015

How about they...

...paint it pink and use it for hen-nights in Cheshire? Seriously, the fatal flaw with all these "stretch" limos is the undignified scramble involved in getting in and out (unless it has a third pair of doors, which is unclear under the disguise). Proper coachbuilt limousines were/are sufficiently tall to avoid this problem altogether. On another topic, thanks to Jim Holder for acknowledging the website problems. I hope the fix, when it comes, will include restoring the "track" function for posts.