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The Maybach Type 62 (Daimler).
Using cash rebates to entice car shoppers to buy a certain vehicle is common practice these days. Offering six-figure rebates, however, is remarkable.

Luxury car maker Maybach, an arm of Daimler (which also owns Mercedes-Benz), is trying to move its uber-luxurious Type 57 and Type 62 sedans off of dealer lots by offering up to $100,000 cash back to buyers. That's more money than the great majority of cars available in the U.S. cost.

Of course, both of the sedans cost an exorbitant amount of money to begin with -- $376,300 - $416,200 for the Type 57 and $427,700 - $467,600 for the Type 62 -- but the $100,000 rebate still amounts to a significant percentage off of the sticker price. It's sure to make some one-percenters very happy.

Hyundais have barely $800 in rebates.

The big discount is a result of Daimler's decision to kill the Maybach brand at the end of the model year. According to a Forbes report, "Daimler has not turned a penny profit on Maybach since 2002 when it was introduced." The German company will start looking to special, limited- edition and long-wheel-base versions of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class to fill its top of the line luxury spot.

The Maybach Type 57 comes with a V-12 engine and an insane amount of luxury features and creature comforts on the inside. Hand-fitted leather seat trim, hand-polished wood and leather trim on nearly every surface, a Bose sound system with 21 speakers and a rear audio-visual system with dual video monitors and a DVD player are just a few of the things on this car that make it worth that $400,000 price tag.

The Type 62 has the same engine and features, but employs a longer wheelbase for more interior space.



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      jt8656a
      • 3 Years Ago
      Warren Buffett drives hail-damaged used cars and eats at ma and pa greasy spoons to save money. He also lives in a relatively ordinary house he bought for $31,000 in 1957. And he's worth nearly $50 billion. It just proves that people who have real wealth don't need to show off.
        DENNIS
        • 3 Years Ago
        @jt8656a
        Or he's a nut case
        • 3 Years Ago
        @jt8656a
        "It just proves that people who have real wealth don't need to show off." It also shows that people with no real intelligence to show off like jt8656a, would have you believe Warren Buffet is the disheveled old man in front of you at the store arguing belligerently with the cashier over the expired coupon for the cat food he intends to eat himself.
          ajax@when.com
          • 3 Years Ago
          So true beefy.. Wonder who he's gonna will that 50B to? Unless of course, he intends to take it with him.. Might come in handy to get through the gates.
      ejayeff
      • 3 Years Ago
      I wonder if that 12 cylinder engine will fit in my Corolla? I would have the fastest Toyota on the block. haha
      LL
      • 3 Years Ago
      I wasn't even aware of the existence of penny auctions until about 6 weeks ago. Now I can't imagine buying anything other than food or clothing anyplace else. My favorite is at ( http://tinyurl.com/TopBargains ) It took me a few days to figure out how to bid but now I am savings big bucks there. How they can sell iPads, Macbooks, HDTVs, Digital Cameras, Gaming Consoles, and more for steep discounts of 75%, 80%, or even 85% off retail price, I don't know. I do know that I bought my son an iPad there for less than $100 and my husband a $250 Lowe's gift card for $48. Why would I shop anyplace else?
      LL
      • 3 Years Ago
      I wasn't even aware of the existence of penny auctions until about 6 weeks ago. Now I can't imagine buying anything other than food or clothing anyplace else. My favorite is at ( http://tinyurl.com/TopBargains ) It took me a few days to figure out how to bid but now I am savings big bucks there. How they can sell iPads, Macbooks, HDTVs, Digital Cameras, Gaming Consoles, and more for steep discounts of 75%, 80%, or even 85% off retail price, I don't know. I do know that I bought my son an iPad there for less than $100 and my husband a $250 Lowe's gift card for $48. Why would I shop anyplace else?
      • 3 Years Ago
      my bf has this car...It is pretty sweet!
      rm42749
      • 3 Years Ago
      That is one ugly car.
      LL
      • 3 Years Ago
      I wasn't even aware of the existence of penny auctions until about 6 weeks ago. Now I can't imagine buying anything other than food or clothing anyplace else. My favorite is at ( http://tinyurl.com/TopBargains ) It took me a few days to figure out how to bid but now I am savings big bucks there. How they can sell iPads, Macbooks, HDTVs, Digital Cameras, Gaming Consoles, and more for steep discounts of 75%, 80%, or even 85% off retail price, I don't know. I do know that I bought my son an iPad there for less than $100 and my husband a $250 Lowe's gift card for $48. Why would I shop anyplace else?
      James
      • 3 Years Ago
      Imagine that - the market is drying up for people who don't care what a car looks like as long as they get to show off that they can spend nearly half a million dollars on it. Could have something to do with the fact that you can't show off when a casual observer wouldn't give the car a second glance, or if they did, they might think it's a '98 Lincoln Continental with a silly paint job.
      swbigpaw
      • 3 Years Ago
      NOW I KNOW THE ECOMANY IS BAD ONLY 100 THOSAND OFF THE PRICE OF THE CAR THATS INSULTING TO THE 1% OF THE PEOPLE IN THE US THEY SHOULD TRY TO SELL IT IN CHINA. TO THE COMMIES
      • 3 Years Ago
      My friend Vanessa, a 25 yrs lady, has announced her wedding with a millionaire young man Ronald who is the CEO of a MNC. It's amazing, she said she just posted her profile on a millionaire dating site called MillionaireLoveLinks.CoM and received his chat invitations a few days later. Then, everything went so well that I can't believe it's true! Every love story will unfold on it's own. you can start your own wealthy love story for real at there too ! GO AHEAD FOLKS, BUY THEM UP IF YOU HAVE THE QUID, BUT KEEP ONE THING IN MIND, I'M STILL DRIVING MY GOOD OLD PIECE OF **** WITH OVER 300 THOUSAND MILES, RIPPED FABRIC SEATS, A COUPLE OF DENTS HERE & THERE, NO PAINT LEFT TO SPEAK OF, AND I DON'T GIVE A RATS ASS IF I HAPPEN TO HIT OR BANG YOUR "PIMP" MOBILE IN THE PARKING LOT -- NO SKIN OFF MY ASS !!
      • 3 Years Ago
      My friend Vanessa, a 25 yrs lady, has announced her wedding with a millionaire young man Ronald who is the CEO of a MNC. It's amazing, she said she just posted her profile on a millionaire dating site called MillionaireLoveLinks.CoM and received his chat invitations a few days later. Then, everything went so well that I can't believe it's true! Every love story will unfold on it's own. you can start your own wealthy love story for real at there too ! That is so stupid. Why don't they just reduce the price by 100K so the tax is not so much on the final price? Geez, whatever happened to (smart) marketing?
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