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Maybach is a high-end luxury automotive brand that competes with the likes of Rolls-Royce and Bentley. Founded in 1909 by Wilhelm Maybach, the company quit producing vehicles in 1945 until the brand name was revived in 2002 by Daimler-Benz. Its parent company announced in 2011 that Maybach will cease operations in 2013.

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    Maybach to put 62 Landaulet into production
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    click above to view more high-resolution images of the Maybach 62 Laundaulet Lord help us, for the automotive industry has sunk to a new low. As if it wasn't bad enough that Maybach created an ode to conspicuous consumption like the 62 Landaulet, but now Mercedes' big, goofy brother has decided to put the thing into production. Following a spat of rumors, ...

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    Detroit 2008: Maybach Landaulet arrives in style
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    click above for more high-res images of the Maybach Lanaulet If you'd rather be driven by a chauffeur than get behind the wheel yourself, you might want to check out the Maybach Landaulet that made its North American debut in Detroit this week. The half sedan/half convertible allows for the driver's compartment to be completely closed while the passengers ...

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    VIDEO: Maybach 62 S Landaulet
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    The rumors, the announcement, the official photos...none of it was enough to believe a once sensible company like Daimler-Benz could have created something so outrageously, ridiculously impractical as a six-figure, all-white, high-performance, partial-convertible, super-luxury limousine. Seeing it on video doesn't quite make it believable either. (It's ...

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    Dubious pioneer: Russia's first stolen Maybach
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    Picture this, you're stuffing your face full of gourmet food, giving your gullet a real workout, and you look up from your plate just in time to see your Maybach speed by. That last bite sticks in your throat, refusing to budge. Whoever absconded with your über-uglified super S-Class boots your driver out the door while rounding a corner. Now would not ...

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    Brabus builds its own Exelero, hits 205 mph at Nardo
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    Click on the images to view in high-speed and high-resolution Remember the Maybach Exelero? The ultra-premium marque from Merceceds-Benz built it almost two years ago as a high-speed test vehicle based on its Maybach 57 luxury sedan, but unfortunately never offered production versions to the public. To the rescue comes Brabus, those whacky German tuners who ...

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    Maybach 62 Landaulet unveiled
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    Click image for high-res gallery var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/motorsport/Leaked_Maybach_62_Landaulet_Return_of_the_four_door_convertible_pic'; The rumormill looks to have been accurate. Maybach will publicly unveil the Landaulet at the Middle East International Auto Show later this month. Based on the Maybach 62 S sedan and powered by its ...

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    Price of exclusivity rising: Maybachs get $3500 price increase
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    Mercedes has a novel idea to simulate sales of its sluggish-selling Rolls-Royce competitor. Since it's not selling as well as the company had hoped, why not crank up the price? The Maybach 57 and 62 have both received a $3,500 price increase for the 2008 model year, bringing their total tallies to $341,750 and $392,750 respectively. The Maybach marque has ...

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    It's Friday: $300,000 car with solar panels in the roof
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    digg_url = 'http://digg.com/gadgets/300_000_car_with_solar_panels_in_the_roof'; Our millionaire readers must be upset with the lack of luxury, green cars. Do they have to degrade their standards and settle for the paltry Lexus hybrid? There are many promised green, luxury cars and we are keeping on top of the news but until then, for your consideration, ...

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    Enter the rumormill: Maybach 62 Laundaulet headed for Middle East debut
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    Even in the post-Chrysler age, Maybach remains a bit of a thorn in Mercedes' side. Its vehicles have been far less than the sales success hoped for, prompting Daimler to buy back 29 Maybach dealers. Subsequently the parent company wouldn't be so eager to invest more into the ultra-premium brand, but reports are circulating the internet of a new version ...

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    Mercedes-Benz buys back and closes 29 Maybach dealers
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    Audi has Bentley, BMW has Rolls-Royce (check out our review of the $400k Phantom!), and Mercedes-Benz has Maybach. Both Bentley and Rolls-Royce have proven to be valuable upper echelon assets for their respective parent companies, but Maybach has never made it that far. Expected to sell around 600 units per year, the exclusive marque only managed to move ...

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    Enter the rumormill: Mercedes to absorb Maybach into self
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    While we won't question the rationale behind dropping over $300-large on a tarted-up last-gen S-Class, Maybach dealers in the U.S. may be asking if it's smart business. According to Automotive News, M-B originally intended to sell 500 Maybachs each year from the over 70 dealers spread throughout the U.S., with each of them required to drop over $500k on a ...

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    ??ber-CLS may be next from Maybach
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    Any way you look at it, Maybach has not been the success DaimlerChrysler had hoped for when it revived the old super-luxury badge a few years back. Industry sources – and by industry sources, we mean our magic 8-ball and cabinet of stuffed-animal advisors – all seem to agree that the uber-Mercedes brand is going to need some new models to ...

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    VIDEO: What does Evil look like at Speed? The Maybach Exelero
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    "The Exelero show car did more for us than all the tweaks to the 57/62 series combined." That's what a source inside Maybach had to say about the gargantuan showcar when speaking of future Maybach models. The Exelero, more than any other, looked like it was built to transport Darth Vader. But it wasn't. Nor was it built just to garner attention, although ...

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    Watch out Buick! Maybach drives for golfers
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    DaimlerChrysler would like to see more of its super-luxe Maybach limousines at local country clubs and has launched a new marketing campaign, principally in Europe, to promote its brand in the golf world. The campaign includes a sponsorship deal that places legendary professional golfer Nick Faldo as a "brand ambassador" (a marketing maneuver popular with ...

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    VIDEO: Repairing your own Maybach
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    Going hand-in-hand with the wrecked Maybach we found, here is one of the most appalling thing we've ever seen. This is a great example of what not to do to any car. Romanian soccer team owner and billionaire Gheorge Becali managed to rack up the ne plus ultra of Mercedes at least four times. Out came the crowbars, away went pieces of the doorskin. We wept ...

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    VIDEO: Maybach in the sky with Diamonds
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    In a perfect world, money would come with good taste. Unfortunately, we don't live in a perfect world, and so we get the Maybach. And just in case, for even a minute, you were misguided to think that tastelessness had its limit, DaimlerChrysler's uber-luxury marque is there yet again to remind you that poor taste knows no bounds: presenting the latest in ...

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    All I want for Christmas is Sheed's Maybach
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    I only lived in Detroit for two years while working for another auto media outlet, but believe it or not I fell in love with the city (as any proper car fan should). The last year I could call Detroit home was 2003, which was special for Detroit because the Pistons embarassed the LA Lakers in the NBA Playoffs and became champions of the rock that year. ...

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    VIDEO: Maybach 62 S in Paris
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    Wretched excess on wheels (a.k.a. the Maybach 62 S) was just unveiled at the Beijing motor show, after DaimlerChrysler released the details and photos a couple of weeks ago. The 62 S puts an AMG-tuned 612-horsepower twin-turbo V12 monster underneath the hood of the company's top-of-the-line chauffeured super-saloon, sending lesser automobiles scurrying ...

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    VIDEO: Maybach Exelero
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    Did you think the Maybach 62 S was ridiculous? The high-performance stretched limousine has nothing on its one-of-a-kind brother, the Maybach Exelero. Based on the already-big-for-a-sedan Maybach 57, the gargantuan coupe was created for German tire maker Fulda as a high-speed test bed (and, we suspect, a bit of a publicity stunt...and a successful one ...

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    Sportyacht: Maybach 62 S to debut at Beijing show
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    To meet the demands of the ever-growing market for performance stretched limousines, Maybach gives us the 62 S, which it claims is the world's most powerful chauffeur-driven saloon. Wait a second, there's no market for performance limousines! Well, parent company DaimlerChrysler evidently thinks there is, or aims to pioneer one before the competition ...

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