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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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      dsa61
      • 2 Years Ago
      Can I buy the Hyundai and get the $100K rebate?
        sixpackdan
        • 2 Years Ago
        @dsa61
        If you find that dealer ill give you 1k just for telling me! LOL
      jt8656a
      • 2 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
        • 2 Years Ago
        @jt8656a
        Or he's a nut case
        • 2 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
          • 2 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.
      shadowfall6
      • 2 Years Ago
      Great car but looks bland compared to a Bentley or a Rolls and doesn't have the same name recognition. No wonder they couldn't compete in the uber-luxury market. Sayanara Maybacha!
      drewnj1970
      • 2 Years Ago
      obviously they did not sell because they look like huge Hyundais
      Doug Click
      • 2 Years Ago
      Lucky rich people make out again! I wish I was rich, If I vote for Obama he might get me one. Do you know how easy it is to get chicks with one of these rides!!!
      • 2 Years Ago
      m Mercedes ultra luxury line, coming to a screeching halt....
        shadowfall6
        • 2 Years Ago
        I live in the New York City suburbs and in all these years I've only seen one of them on the road. No wonder they never turned a profit. I see Bentleys all the time!
      dcnymeca
      • 2 Years Ago
      You know how many sneakers I can buy with that kind of money. LOL
      Rick
      • 2 Years Ago
      OOOH, well! I'll have to take two, then!
      • 2 Years Ago
      my bf has this car...It is pretty sweet!
      • 2 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?
      stacysole02
      • 2 Years Ago
      Even if it cost milion its still stupid car and he must drive behind mmy 100 Junk because this million car caNNT FLY
      kirkinoregon
      • 2 Years Ago
      This is what happens when a 1999 Lincoln Town Car inpregnates a 2003 Hyundai Sonata.
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