Mercedes Benz Maybach
Maybach 57 is luxury full-size sedan released by the German company Maybach. Development of this model began in 1998. Then, the first drawings were outlined which the German developers implemented to iron only after several years. First of all, traditionally the concept was shown to the public, and at last in 2002, the full-fledged and serial car were provided.
Exceptional that case when digits in the designation of the car indicate its dimensional parameter, but this time such situation with the number of 57 means the car length — 5730 mm. Width is equal to a digit of 1950 mm, height — 1550 mm, the base of the model — 3480 mm. Despite the giant dimensions, Maybach 57 looks presentable and elegant.
5.5-litres unit of the sedan transfers Nm of torque to back driving wheels that develop 550 hp and 950 Nanometers of torque. Later, in 2005, Maybach 57-S version was premiered which includes 6,0-litre of the motor with a power potential of 612 horsepower. Except for the powerful motor, the car differed also in sports stylistics of an exterior. Naturally, both modifications were completed with automatic gearboxes on five ranges.
Maybach 62 – practically differs in nothing from the younger fellow with the index of 57, except dimensions which are slightly bigger than the previous one. Digit 62 as 57 means car length — 6165 mm. At the same time, the base of wheels is designated by a digit of 3828 mm, width — 1981 mm, height — 1537 mm. Due to the lengthening of the car, the producer managed to achieve even more impressive indicator of internal space. In fact, Maybach 62 series are the cars that are oriented especially for the passenger. In the rear of the saloon, space is really more than enough that possibly will be arranged with the maximum degree of comfort.
Length affected also spaciousness of baggage compartment, now it reaches a volume of 605 liters. The mass of the sedan is 2780 kg, however to such powerful unit is not a hindrance to bringing the car to 100 km/h in only 5,4 seconds. The maximum speed in such cars is artificially constrained at the level of 250 km/h.
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