Maybach G650 Is The Ultimate Blinged-Out 4×4

Maybach G650 Is The Ultimate Blinged-Out 4×4

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class – or Gelandewagen – is about as ostentatious as cars get. Not only is it absolutely massive, it’s also endowed with an equally massive £92,000 starting price and boasts more bling than Puff Daddy’s jewellery box.

Now, though, it’s even more blinged-out, thanks to the new Maybach G650 Landaulet, which features a fabric rear roof, an enormous engine and an outrageous amount of standard kit.

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If big numbers are your thing, the G650 is the car for you. Power comes from a twin-turbo V12, and there’s an awful lot of it. Not only do you get 621bhp, you also get an almost ridiculous 1,000Nm of torque.

Unsurprisingly, it’s a big drinker. Mercedes-Maybach quotes 16.6mpg.

With that much oomph and that supercar-beating thirst, it sounds more like a road car than a 4×4, but not a bit of it. Mercedes says it manages to provide an ‘unforgettable’ off-road experience, thanks to its 450mm ground clearance, low-range gearbox and locking differentials.

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It’s still a luxury item, though, with ‘first-class’ reclining seats and 10-inch rear infotainment displays. Just 99 of these enormous 4x4s will be produced, with each expected to cost more than £200,000. Some have even speculated that they’ll cost around £500,000 a pop when they go on sale in the autumn.

Time to start searching down the back of our sofas for loose change then…

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