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Everything you need to know about Maybach by Virgil Abloh

Virgil Abloh, the iconic fashion designer who passed away last November, was honored by Mercedes-Benz by launching the Project Maybach. Abloh and Mercedes' chief design officer Gorden Wagener worked together on this off-road luxury coupe concept. Now, the German luxury brand has unveiled what it calls the "final chapter" of Abloh and Wagener's partnership— the 2023 Mercedes-Maybach S680 by Virgil Abloh.

The following is everything you want to know about this limited-edition car:

1- Only 150 units!

While Project Maybach was a concept car with a very extravagant design, the new Maybach by Virgil Abloh is a production model that will be sold in some markets around the world when it arrives later this year. Only 150 units are expected to be produced!

2- Highly-customized Mercedes-Maybach S680

As a highly customized Mercedes-Maybach S680, the Maybach by Virgil Abloh features a unique two-tone paint job: a main beige color and a contrasting Obsidian Black upper section, along with a bespoke infotainment system.

3- 6.0-liter V12 engine

Unlike the Project Maybach, the limited-edition Mercedes S-Class is powered by a 6.0-liter V12 petrol engine delivering 604 hp and is capable of propelling the luxury limousine from zero to 100 km/h in just 4.5 seconds, before reaching a top speed of 250 km/h.

4- 1/18 scale replica!

Besides the luxury vehicle, potential customers will also get a 1/18 scale replica inside a custom-made wooden box wrapped in beige Nappa leather, along with a special car cover bearing the Maybach and Abloh logos.


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