2021.03.02.  18,772 read Mercedes-Benz Korea launches'The New Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC' in Korea Ride Magazine 44

2021.03.02. 18,772 read Mercedes-Benz Korea launches’The New Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC’ in Korea Ride Magazine 44


Mercedes-Benz Korea officially launched’The New Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC’ It said on the 2nd.

The New Mercedes-Maybach GLS combines the strengths of the New Mercedes-Benz GLS, which encompasses unrivaled technology and creativity, and the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class, which is considered synonymous with luxury flagship sedans. The interior and exterior design finished with the finest materials, the comfortable interior including the rear seats that provide the best comfort, the powerful powertrain of the 8-cylinder engine with a 48-volt electrical system, and the top-notch safety and convenience specifications provide the best luxury.

“The New Mercedes-Maybach GLS is the most modern interpretation of Maybach’s brand philosophy’ultimate luxury’, embodied in sublime beauty and supreme elegance,” said Mark Raine, Vice President of Product & Marketing, Mercedes-Benz Korea. It is an attractive model that will attract the attention of customers who are looking for the best SUV.” “Mercedes-Benz Korea will try to provide the best products this year by introducing a variety of new cars that encompass brands such as Mercedes-Benz, Maybach, AMG, and EQ. I said.

Exterior design for ultimate luxury

The appearance of the new Mercedes-Maybach GLS shows its unique position among the Mercedes-Benz SUV lineup. On top of the bonnet is a Mercedes-Benz triangular star, and the radiator grille with a sophisticated and elegant line has 29 high-gloss chrome bars arranged vertically.

The front is equipped with MULTIBEAM LED Headlamps, and the chrome front apron with wide air intake visually shows the powerful performance of the V8 engine. On the sides, chrome B-pillars further accentuate the length of the rear seat space, and 23-inch Maybach multi-spoke wheels with elegant hub caps complement the New Maybach GLS. The Maybach brand emblem is engraved on the D-pillar, the radiator grille, the door panel, and the Maybach lettering on the back to show off their dignity. When the vehicle door is opened, the vehicle body is slightly lowered, and an aluminum electronic running board with lighting appears silently, helping to get on and off the vehicle conveniently. In particular, when the front door is opened, a welcome light that projects the Mercedes-Maybach emblem onto the floor welcomes passengers. The rear side is finished in high-gloss chrome with horizontal inserts and tailpipes to emphasize the luxury charm.

In addition, a total of six types of two-tone paint exterior colors that are aesthetically attractive and enhance the completeness of the exterior are provided as options. In the two-tone color, the separation line is elegantly finished, and a thin vertical line of one color is merged into the body of another color along the vehicle’s belt line.

Interior design with authentic styling and luxury

The interior of The New Mercedes-Maybach GLS has been further refined with the finest materials and details that reflect the craftsmanship. The interior of The New Maybach GLS is equipped with a Designo leather package as standard. The premium nappa leather applied not only to the seats but also to the roof liner gives a more luxurious aesthetic and makes the journey with the Maybach GLS elegant and comfortable. At the front is a new steering wheel in nappa leather and wood and two large 12.3-inch screens. Designo high-gloss black flowing lines piano lacquer and chromed air vents elevate the ambience of the room, while the center console features two sturdy leather-covered handles with the Maybach emblem engraved on it. .

It also differentiated itself from the digital side. The New Maybach GLS is equipped with a Mercedes-Maybach exclusive MBUX with the Maybach Classic mode added. In Maybach Classic mode, the overall atmosphere is darkened to a deep blue, while numbers, needles and bezels are presented in rose gold. When the engine is turned on, the Maybach logo appears on the dashboard and media display, welcoming passengers.

Rear seats deliver maximum comfort

The new Mercedes-Maybach GLS provides a more comfortable and differentiated rear seat space than the S-Class sedan based on the generous body of the GLS. The new Maybach GLS boasts a total wheelbase of 3,135mm, and the rear seat legroom reaches 1,103mm, and a maximum legroom of 1,340mm can be secured when the front seat is moved to the shopper position. In addition, the two-row independent seats located 120mm further behind the existing GLS boast sufficient space to serve as a private office or resting space while on the move. In addition, the front and rear seats, which are 25cm and 28cm higher than the S-Class, respectively, support more convenient getting on and off with an electronic running board.

The independent executive seats in the rear seats finished in premium nappa leather are equipped with an electric reclining function and a temperature-controlled massage program as standard, and an electronic panoramic sliding sunroof and roller-type sun blinds are included to provide the best comfort. In particular, in the case of the optional rear seat first class seat, it boasts a space optimized for rest or work.

In addition, the New Maybach GLS is equipped with top-notch convenience specifications as standard for rear passengers. Rear seat passengers can play movies, music or surf the web with the MBUX Rear Seat Entertainment System, which includes two 11.6-inch full HD touchscreens. It comes with two top-quality Mercedes-Benz Bluetooth® headsets and a tablet to control the system. In addition, the Energizing Package Plus, which provides the optimal environment by organically adjusting the temperature, ambient light, and massage functions in the vehicle according to the passenger’s mood and taste, and an energizing coach that identifies the driver’s condition and recommends an appropriate wellness program. COACH), seats, as well as armrests and door panels, also include a warmth comfort package that provides a thermal function.

Differentiated comfort can also be experienced through hearing. The New Mercedes-Maybach GLS is equipped with an Acoustic Comfort Package that cancels out noise from the outside, boasting excellent NVH performance, as well as the Boomer® high-end 3D surround sound system as standard in the vehicle. (Burmester® high-end 3D surround sound system) further highlights the performance. The Boomerster® High-End 3D Surround Sound System consists of 26 high-performance speakers and 24 amplifier channels, allowing you to enjoy a deep and rich sound like a concert hall, even in a vehicle.

Dedicated powertrain with powerful performance and efficiency and suspension that provides optimal ride comfort

The New Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC is based on a powerful, efficient powertrain, and shows a powerful performance that fits the body. The 4-liter V-type 8-cylinder M177 gasoline engine mounted on The New Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC was developed exclusively for Maybach and has a maximum output of 557 hp and a maximum torque of 74.4 kg.m. In addition, an integrated starter generator and a 48-volt electrical system are included to support an additional 22 horsepower output and 25.5kg.m of torque when needed, helping to ensure efficient fuel consumption.

The 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission mounted on the new Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC significantly lowers the engine speed to provide a comfortable ride. In addition, a transfer case with an electronically controlled multi-plate clutch is also installed as standard, allowing the drive torque to be set variable from 0% to 100%.

The New Maybach GLS is equipped with the Maybach drive program, a chauffeur-only mode that further focuses on the comfort of rear passengers. When driving in this mode, the transmission minimizes gear shifting for smooth driving, and acceleration is maintained at a constant level, providing a smooth ride. Furthermore, the E-ACTIVE BODY CONTROL, with the addition of the’Recovery’ function that makes it easier to escape from terrain such as sandy beaches, is applied as a standard feature, resulting in rolling, pitching and lifting. It provides a more comfortable ride by controlling the spring and damping force of each wheel individually.

Driving assistance system and convenience features suitable for a top-of-the-line SUV

The new Mercedes-Maybach GLS has become a top-of-the-line SUV model by applying various next-generation driving assistance systems of Mercedes-Benz and differentiated convenience and safety specifications.

The new Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC is equipped with the latest version of the Driving Assistant Package Plus as standard. Active Speed ​​Limit Assist, Route-based speed adaptation, Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC, PRE-SAFE® Impulse side The advanced driving assistance system helps you arrive at your destination more comfortably and safely. In addition, it provides effective route guidance and an intuitive driving experience through augmented reality (AR) navigation and head-up display (HUD).

In addition, the MAGIC VISION CONTROL is installed, which cleans the windshield without obstructing the driver’s view by spraying washer fluid from the nozzle attached to the wiper according to the direction of the wiper operation. The system has a built-in heated function in the washer fluid reservoir, hose and wiper blade to prevent snow from freezing on the wiper blades in winter.

The price of The New Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC is KRW 256.6 million, and the main specifications are as follows.


| Ride Magazine Editorial Department sjlee@ridemag.co.kr

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