In lieu of a regular V8, the 2018 Mercedes-Maybach S650 will follow in the footsteps of the S650 Cabriolet by getting AMG’s big torquey V12 engine.
AMG and Maybach are known as two separate sub-brands of Mercedes-Benz. Maybach is a convergence of the luxury and opulence while AMG mainly focus on the performance. Therefore, it is certain that you will never see a Maybach-AMG model, according to Mercedes-Benz.
The new Mercedes-Maybach S650 will be equipped with an AMG-sourced V-12 engine
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However, the German automaker knows how to satisfy demanding customers who want both luxurious appearance and strong performance. The new Mercedes-Maybach S650, accordingly, will be equipped with an AMG-sourced V-12 engine as part of its powertrain as is the case with the G650 Laundaulet and S650 Cabriolet.
The AMG’s 6.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-12 engine will push out 621 hp and 1000 Nm of torque
As reported, the AMG’s 6.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-12 engine which found in the SL65, S65 and G65, will push out 621 hp and 1000 Nm of torque. Power is sent to the rear wheels via a 7-speed automatic transmission. With this new monstrous AMG engine, the Mercedes-Maybach S650 sedancan whir from 0-96km/h in a neck-snapping 4.6 seconds. What an impressive speed for a big-sized sedan!
The 2018 Mercedes-Maybach S650 is definitely more expensive than the existing Maybach S600
No word on price, but the 2018 Mercedes-Maybach S650 is definitely more expensive than the existing Maybach S600. Additionally, the new sedan of Mercerdes-Benz is expected to directly compete with the top-of-the-line Bentley Flying Spur W12 S.