• May 28, 2010

Maybach Exelero concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

Often imitated, never duplicated. We're talking about the Maybach Exelero, the high-speed test bed commissioned from Daimler by Fulda tires. Unfortunately, only one was ever made, and it was subsequently sold for nearly $8 million, reportedly to an African diamond tycoon named André A. Jackson.

Since then, the Exelero has prompted a few wannabes in various forms, from the Brabus-tuned Maybach 57 Nardo top speed test vehicle to the "Black Ruby" and the latest Xenatech coupe. Now a company in Switzerland is apparently offering replicas of the original Exelero based on the Dodge Viper.

Little in the way of details is available at this point, save for the Viper's 8.3-liter V10 and 23-inch wheels. The manufacturer is offering the replicas – made to order to the buyer's specifications – on luxury classified site JamesList for €550,000 (about $670k). That may seem like a lot, but it's still a far cry from the eight million asked for the original.



[Source: JamesList/JamesSpotting]


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      Paul G.
      • 4 Years Ago
      I like the REVENTON.IT's looks like a GROUND-BASED jet.
      • 4 Years Ago
      This car has nothing going for it except the interi... wait... nevermind.
      • 4 Years Ago
      That car should be in a sequel to "The Car" :-)
      • 4 Years Ago
      I'll take 6 Vipers and the change.
      • 4 Years Ago
      I've gotta be me. A lot of people here are ragging on the Exelero...

      But dammit, I love that thing! If loving the way it looks is wrong... I don't wanna be RIGHT!
      • 4 Years Ago
      $670,000... 2 GT2 RS's & a Viper for a fake?
      Tim
      • 4 Years Ago
      Maybachs always look like some other car with a very professional looking body kit.
      don page
      • 4 Years Ago
      For that much scratch you would think that you would get something that looks worth a damn!!
      • 4 Years Ago
      I cannot begin to imagine having such huge sums of cash that I would feel OK wasting it on inanity such as this.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Batman is finally selling the batmoible huh?
      • 4 Years Ago
      This car is so tasteless and ugly. And nothing with a viper powertrain is worth $670k
        • 4 Years Ago
        Well, at least you noticed it. That's a step up from Maybach's current predicament of no one caring. . .
      • 4 Years Ago
      $670k for a replica of a car that was never produced from a brand that is being discontinued? No thanks.
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