On the occasion of Maybach’s 100th anniversary, Mercedes-Maybach previewed exclusive “Edition 100” models of the GLS and S-Class. That said, there will only be 100 of each opulent automobile in the series. the world. And with these two models in special editions, the crown jewels of Mercedes-Maybach became the unique automobiles.
To distinguish itself from the standard Maybach models, the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class and GLS “Edition 100” both sport a unique hand-applied hi-tech blue and nautical silver two-tone paintwork. While their opulent interior features Designo Crystal White and Silver Gray Pearl upholstery. Additionally, the pair features gray alloy rims unmatched by any other vehicle.
Models feature the “Edition 100” lettering emblems located on the exterior as well as the interior. The Maybach S-Class adorns it on its C-pillar while the Maybach GLS has the emblem on the D-pillar. In addition, the lettering “Edition 100” is also created on the hubcaps of their alloy rims. Likewise, the opulent interior of both cars also receives the Edition 100 lettering insignia on several panels.
The Maybach GLS Special Edition features the same V8 engine, while the sleek S-Class features a twin-turbocharged V12 engine with all-wheel drive. Both cars will be available at dealerships in select primary markets from early 2022, while other markets will debut later. Meanwhile, Mercedes-Benz will start accepting the reservation from the fourth quarter of 2021. If you want to learn more about the lavish Maybach-GLS, please read our first drive review here.
Wilhelm Maybach, a German engineer, began his journey at Daimler as an engine designer. After nearly two decades, Wilhelm decided to make luxury automobiles with his son. In September 1921, Maybach presented its very first production car at the Berlin Motor Show.
In 2014, Maybach became a sub-brand of Mercedes-Benz and a year later the German automaker brought back the Maybach nameplate in the form of the ultra-luxurious Maybach S-Class. Interestingly, the Mercedes-Maybach S500 was also assembled in Pune, India at the brand’s facilities.