Tweaked Mercedes-Maybach S 650 to feature at 2018 Geneva motor show

Merc’s ultimate limousine to undergo subtle refresh in line with S-class saloon

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Mercedes’ most luxurious saloon, the Mercedes-Maybach S 650, has undergone a subtle nip and tuck for 2018. Due for its public debut at the 2018 Geneva motor show, the new super long wheelbase Maybach S 650 will feature new colour and trim options to help further distinguish it from the rest of the S-class range. 

New for 2018 is a redesigned grille featuring densely packed vertical strakes in contrast to the horizontal units in other S-class’ and nine new two-tone paint options. Owners can also specify a double clear coat option on darker colours, the final coat applied by hand by ‘Maybach Manufaktur’, a bespoke finishing department not unlike Aston Martin’s Q department.
 

Finishing off the exterior changes are polished 20-inch multi-spoke wheels (also seen on the S 65 AMG) alongside two other 20-inch wheel options bespoke to the Maybach range. At a significant 200mm longer than a standard LWB S-class, the S 650 offers a massive jump in legroom, appealing to its back seat dwelling target audience.

Aimed at eloquent rivals like the Rolls-Royce Ghost and Bentley’s upcoming Continental GT-based Flying Spur, the new Maybach will have a tough job attracting buyers away from its more glamorous British rivals, but in terms of outright comfort few are likely to match it.

This article originally appeared at evo.co.uk

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