We’ve been expecting this and it’s finally here, Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the 2021 Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600, which marks the first time that the Maybach name has been applied to an SUV.
The Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC is powered by a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 with 550 horsepower and 538 lb-ft. of torque. The V8 is also mated to a 48-volt EQ Boost system that adds an additional 22 horsepower of power and 184 lb-ft. The power is put to the ground via a 9-speed automatic transmission.
Mercedes-Benz says that the Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC will reach 0-62 mph in 4.8 seconds and it has a top speed of 130 mph.
On the outside the upgrades over the standard GLS includes, the Maybach grille, chrome window trim, chrome B-pillars, unique 22- and 23-inch wheels, and the Mayback emblem on the D-pillars. The Maybach version is also available in eight two-tone color combinations.
Inside there are only two rows of seats so that everyone can stretch out. The interior comes standard with Nappa leather seats, a panoramic sunroof, heated and ventilated massage seats, and electrically operated rear roller sun blinds.
Mercedes-Benz hasn’t announced the pricing for the 2021 Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600, but it is expected to start around $200,000.