Mercedes-Maybach G 650 Landaulet Luxury All-Terrain Vehicle


the mercedes-maybach ‘G 650 landaulet’ is a maybach-badged, AMG V12-engined convertible mercedes ‘G-class’. with its 621 bhp engine, portal axles, electric fabric top and exclusive equipment specification in the rear compartment, this luxury all-terrain vehicle is strictly limited to 99 units.

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the cult vehicle among off-roaders is forever reinventing itself and providing more evidence of the potential that still within this classic all-terrain vehicle today, which has been in production since 1979. the history of the mercedes ‘G-class’ is rich in superlatives and landmarks. with the new mercedes-maybach ‘G 650 landaulet’, the off-road icon aims to demonstrate that the definition of unique luxury can always be taken to a new level.

dimensions: 5345 mm  x  3428 mm  x  2235 mm

with a length of 5345 mm, a wheelbase of 3428 mm, a height of 2235 mm, almost half a metre of ground clearance, and ample space + comfort for four passengers, the ‘landaulet’s’ interior architecture combines luxurious a chauffeur saloon with an off-roader. while the driver and front passenger are accommodated under the closed roof, the rear passengers can relax in maximum comfort: at the press of a button, a large folding top opens electrically to offer a view of the blue sky. rear passengers can enjoy a majestic open-air experience from their single seats. on demand, an electrically operated glass partition separates the rear compartment from the driver’s section. the glass can also be changed from transparent to opaque at the press of a button.

folding top opens at the push of a button

the 578 mm extension to the wheelbase, passengers in the all-terrain vehicle benefit from even more interior space. the ‘first-class’ rear seats from the ‘S class’ significantly enhance the seating comfort and spaciousness: the electrically multi-adjustable individual seats can be conveniently set to a fully reclined position. the multicontour seats with energizing massage function have inflatable air chambers to provide high seating comfort. massage programmes make for enhanced well-being – according to the principle of a relaxing hot-stone massage. the rear seating concept features a calf rest, which is adjustable in length and swivel range.

two rear passengers can revel in luxury with legroom

to afford the rear passengers the optimum in comfort, the centre console comes with two tables which can be easily folded in or out with one hand, similarly to an aircraft seat. the table tops have leather inserts to provide a comfortable writing surface or to allow the use of tablets and notebooks.

features folding tables like an aircraft

the luxurious character of the ‘landaulet’ is emphasized by the high-grade ‘designo’ upholstery with diamond stitching, which is two-tone and available in four trim colours. three matching colors are available for the fabric top, plus four ‘designo’ paint finishes, including a matt finish. ‘V12 biturbo’ lettering on the front wings are a precursor to the refined power from the 12 cylinder engine. the classic radiator grille features a chrome-plated double louvre, and a chrome-plated screen.

iconic radiator grille now has a chrome-plated double louvre

exclusive ‘landaulet’ lettering is worked into the rims of ‘G 650’s’ ceramically polished 22-inch 5 twin-spoke light-alloy wheels. electrically extending entry aids make for easier access to the vehicle. other exterior appointments include front and rear underride guards, large wheel-arch flares in genuine carbon fiber, plus, mounted on the right at the rear, the spare wheel with integral holder for the third brake light.

electrically extending entry aids provide easy access

landaulet vehicles have a long tradition with the stuttgart-based automaker. this luxury class of vehicle included the benz ’25/45 ps’ of 1910. other famous examples of this exclusive genre are the mercedes-benz ‘300 D landaulet’ (from 1960), the mercedes-benz ‘600 pullman landaulet’ (from 1964), and the maybach ‘landaulet’ (from 2008).