Our sister site, AOL Autos, just dug up one of the largest rebates we've ever seen on a new car. If, for some reason, you must have a Maybach before the brand ceases production altogether, you may in line to snag a tidy $100,000 rebate. Daimler previously let slip that the company will kill the ultra-luxury brand in 2013 and replace it with a new high-end Mercedes-Benz S600 Pullman. Given that Maybach models never exactly jumped off of the showroom floor, we're guessing the German automaker needs all the help it can get moving the Type 57 and Type 62.

Even with $100,000 off the sticker price, you'll still need a suitcase full of C notes to take one of these machines home. The entry-level Type 57 commands a $376,300 MSRP while the Type 62 starts at $427,700. Even at those prices, reports suggest the the company lost a staggering $500,000 on each and every model it sold. It's a wonder the marque stayed around as long as it did.


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      JF
      • 2 Years Ago
      Not bad, this should cover a few weeks of depreciation...
      deeeznuuuts83
      • 2 Years Ago
      While the discount is very significant, if it were my money, I'd still just spend the money on a loaded S-Class. The "entry-level" Type 57, from what I remember, has essentially the same twin-turbo V-12 from the S600 (as opposed to the AMG-tuned variant from the S65), so even with a $100,000 discount, you could just load up an S600 (since they have very similar powertrains) and still have an extra $100,000.
        Greg
        • 2 Years Ago
        @deeeznuuuts83
        Maybach has AMG engines. The S models have the equivalent 65 AMG engine.
      transam
      • 2 Years Ago
      Maybe if they did not look like virtually identical to the previous generation S-class while costing double and triple the price...
      Rotation
      • 2 Years Ago
      Spiffs go to the salesperson, not the buyer. This isn't a spiff.
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Rotation
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      sloturbo
      • 2 Years Ago
      25-33% off, not bad. But still 275-325K is way over my head. Wish others car companies would join with those kind of discounts. @ 35k car, that would end up being 23-26k.
        adam1keith1980
        • 2 Years Ago
        @sloturbo
        25% off is what you should pay with cash for a last year model new car anyway.
      Joshua Bolden
      • 2 Years Ago
      Wowzers
      NY EVO X MR GUY
      • 2 Years Ago
      100k off? Then I will take 4 of them. Wait, you stop making them. Such a pitty and I just so happen to have wads of cash laying around in the trunk of my Bugatti.
      • 2 Years Ago
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      Bill Burke
      • 2 Years Ago
      Darn ! I just took delivery on two before the rebates kicked in. I could have used that $200,000 to help pay down my tab at the club. Luck the new one I've ordered in red with yellow strips will qualify and I can do lunch next week with Todd and Buffy..
      Avinash Machado
      • 2 Years Ago
      Mercedes did a nice job of bungling it up.
      Drakkon
      • 2 Years Ago
      $376000 Hyundai.
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