Mercedes-Benz is ratcheting up the competition in the niche segment that is ultraluxury sedans.
The new Mercedes-Maybach S-Class will begin sales in a "number" of markets this year. It will launch in Germany in the spring and in the United States in the middle of 2021.
Pricing has not been disclosed.
The Maybach S 580 4MATIC sedan is powered by a 4.0-liter V-8 biturbo engine with 496 hp. The engine is equipped with EQ Boost, which provides up to an additional 21 hp for short bursts.
The opulent sedan, which competes with the Bentley Flying Spur, has a Maybach-exclusive front bumper, grille and two-tone paint. The Maybach represents the pinnacle of Mercedes-Benz luxury, innovation and technology.