Bollywood celebrity Kangana Ranaut reached the premiere of her new movie – Dhaakad and unveiled a brand-new Mercedes-Maybach S680. The luxurious saloon gets a price tag of Rs 3.6 crore, ex-showroom. She removed the ribbons and pleasantries from the car at the event.
Mercedes-Maybach has become the new favourite of Bollywood celebrities. Kangana Ranaut got one for herself as her new movies take up the silver screens. Kangana has got the most expensive variant of the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class, which is the S680. Unlike the Mercedes-Maybach S580, which is assembled in Indi, the Mercedes-Maybach S680 is a fully imported model. It comes to India as a CBU.
The Maybach S680 is already sold out in the Indian market till 2023. Mercedes-Maybach announced that only a few limited units of the car are allotted to the Indian market and all of them remain sold out till next year.
This is the new-generation Mercedes-Maybach S-Class and gets a long list of features. It entered the global markets in 2020 but reached India earlier this year due to the delays caused by the pandemic.
Based on the standard S-Class, the Maybach S-Class gets a 180mm longer wheelbase. The added space goes to the rear passengers. The car is nearly 5.5-metres in length, making it one of the longest cars on the market.
The Mercedes-Maybach gets some of the most advanced and unique features. It gets a “doormen” feature that allows the rear passenger to do a hand gesture and close the door automatically. Even the driver of the car gets a button to operate the rear doors.
The rear seat is where the Mercedes-Maybach offers most features. The car gets rear seats that can be adjusted between 19 and 44 degrees recline. There is a retractable leg rest as well.
The feature upgrades include a multi-contour seat massager, heated armrests, door panels, seat ventilation, and a calf massager for the rear seat passengers. There is an option of executive seating that adds wooden trims, a full-length centre console and deployable trays. The executive package also adds a champagne cooler and custom solid metal flutes.
It also offers level 2 autonomous driving with evasive steering assist and active brake assist with cross-traffic function. The cabin is wrapped in Nappa leather.
The new Mercedes-Maybach S580 gets the 4.0-litre V8 twin-turbocharged engine with the EQ Boost of 48 volts. It is a mild-hybrid system. Together, it develops a massive 496 Bhp and a peak torque of 700 Nm. The Mercedes-Maybach S680 gets a massive 6.0-litre V12 engine that develops a maximum power of 604 Bhp and a peak torque of 900 Nm. Both the cars get a four-wheel-drive system and 9-speed automatic transmission.