Brabus Takes Mercedes-Maybach Even Further

by Heather Platt | Posted on Saturday, June 13th, 2015

Hard as it may be to imagine for most, even the flagship Mercedes-Maybach S600 won’t be enough for some. And those individuals can now turn to Brabus to customize their limousines even further.


The latest tuning package includes an array of enhancements, starting with the engine. That’s where Brabus has installed all the upgrades from the Brabus Rocket 900, boring the 6.0-liter twin-turbo V12 out to 6.3 liters, and producing a massive 887 horsepower and 1,106 pound-feet of torque. That’ll propel the limo up to an Autobahn-crunching top speed quoted at 217 miles per hour, reaching 62 in just 3.7 seconds.

Buyers going for the less potent Maybach S500 offered in certain markets can also opt for the Brabus B50-540 performance kit, which offers 83 extra hp and a further 88 lb-ft of torque.

Brabus has also fitted a choice of 21-inch wheels, retuned suspension dropped by an inch, a full aero kit, and new radiator grille. And as sumptuous as it is already, the tuner is also offering upgrades to the interior with special leather and Alcantara upholstery, wood and carbon-fiber trim, and its full iBusiness suite. All of which promises to make the flagship Mercedes even more expensive, of course, but if there was ever an example of “if you have to ask, you can’t afford it,” surely the Maybach is it.


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