Mercedes-Benz Expected to Drop an AMG V-12 in the 2018 Maybach S650 - Mercedes-Benz has adamantly claimed it will not blend AMG with Maybach, as they are really separate branches of the luxury carmaker. Nonetheless, Mercedes-Benz does not really feel both branches are forbidden from sharing components. Inning accordance with a record by Carscoops, the upcoming 2018 Mercedes-Maybach S650 will make use of an AMG-sourced V-12 engine as component of its powertrain.
The V-12 of choice will certainly be the 6.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-12 found in the SL65, S65 and G65, according to Carscoops. The monstrous AMG engine makes 621 horse power and also 738 lb-ft of torque-- which is lots of power to shuttle bus the 215-inch limousine around Hand Beach.
Mercedes-Benz Expected to Drop an AMG V-12 in the 2018 Maybach S650
Although the huge car will certainly evaluate more than 5,000 extra pounds (that's the weight of the common S-Class car), the S650 will apparently have the ability to hit 60 mph in 4.6 secs, thanks to deposits of power and also a seven-speed transmission. To put that into point of view, that is around Dodge Opposition Scat Pack area. The sporty sedan will presumably still have just the same high-ends of the 2017 Mercedes-Maybach ... simply with a great deal even more power.
Pricing is unclear yet considering that the S65 car opts for around $226,000, we could likely expect the new Maybach to begin somewhere because range.