India gets First Maybach SUV, the GLS 600 4MATIC

Maybach is a German car brand that exists today as a part of Mercedes-Benz. The Mercedes-Maybach brand stands for exclusive luxury, maximum comfort, and state-of-the-art technology in automotive engineering, services, and accessories. We have seen the Maybach variant of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class in the past, I hardly doubt if anyone could complaint about the luxary offered and the exclusive road presence of the car. We have been saying that Indians Love = SUV love ultra pro max! This turns out to be heard by the German automaker as well, Maybach is all set to launch their first SUV in the country called the Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC. Yes, you guess it right it is based on Mercedes GLS.

Exclusive Keypoints:-

  • Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC is the brand’s first-ever SUV offering in the ultra-luxurious ‘Mercedes-Maybach’ range
  • Spacious interiors exude high class with the finest appointments
  • Features ultra-comfortable reclining, climatized, massage seats at the rear
  • Class-leading noise insulation technology creates a cocoon-like feeling
  • AIR-BALANCE active fragrance package elevates the luxury ambience
  • A dedicated Maybach drive program for the suspension and powertrain offers rear-seat passengers the ultimate in ride comfort
  • Standard MBUX rear seat tablet allows passengers to intuitively control comfort and entertainment functions
  • Standard 55.9 cm (22-inch) Maybach multi-spoke light-alloy wheels including fully integrated wheel bolt covers adds a unique design quotient
  • Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC prices start from Rs. 2.43 cr ex-showroom India

 What is special about the Maybach GLS 600?

  • First-class private jet like individual rear seats:
  • Can be reclined by 43.5 degrees | Pushed back by 120 mm
  • Electrical adjustment with memory | Electrically extending leg rest
  • Rear comfort package plus features | Chauffeur function | Climatized outer seats
  • Multicontour seats with massage function | Wireless Charging | MBUX rear tablet
  • Pre-Safe® Function

What all do I get for the Interior?

Folding table at the rear

  • Two folding tables at the rear transform the Business Console of the First-Class rear suite into a comfortable work area.
  • The storage trays provide space for a notebook or documents. To match the refined environment they are finished in high-quality leather.

Refrigerated compartment

  • The refrigerated compartment is incorporated harmoniously into the rear armrest. There is an option for:
    • Interior lighting
    • Mounting option for two champagne flutes

How does it overcome Indian Roads, Suspension?

Dedicated Maybach Drive Program:

The Mercedes-Maybach features the AIRMATIC air suspension with Adaptive Damping System Plus (ADS+) as standard. A dedicated Maybach drive program for the suspension and powertrain meanwhile offers rear-seat passengers the ultimate in ride comfort, while a standard MBUX rear seat tablet allows them to intuitively control comfort and entertainment functions from the back seat.


E-ACTIVE BODY CONTROL acts to optimize driving feel, yet minimizes the motions felt by passengers. Superior handling in every situation is the synthesis of comfort, precision and dynamism – combined with unique off-road qualities. Users experience the first-class effects of a modern, fully active suspension designed to compensate for pitch, roll, and shocks.

Enables customers to use three innovative functions: the ROAD SURFACE SCAN, the Active Curve tilting function CURVE, and the Recovery mode.


How safe is the Maybach?

Driving Assistance package: Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC | Active Lane Keeping Assist | Active Blind Spot Assist | Active Brake Assist | Active Steering Assist | Adaptive High beam Assist Plus | Adaptive LED tail lights | 8 Airbags | Tyre Pressure Monitoring System | Parking Package with 360-degree camera | Electronic Traction System 4ETS (4MATIC+) | Downhill Speed Regulation (DSR) | Off-road driving mode | PRE-SAFE® system | Mercedes-Benz emergency call system | Carwash mode | Attention Assist | Retractable Maybach running boards.

Customization options to choose from?

Upholstery options in the GLS Maybach 600 4M:

  • Black Nappa leather standard
  • Nappa leather- Mahogany brown/macchiato beige standard
  • Nappa leather – design Crystal white/silver grey pearl optional

Trim options in the GLS Maybach 600 4M:

  • Anthracite open-pore oak wood trim standard
  • Brown open-pore walnut wood trim standard
  • design high-gloss black flowing lines piano lacquer optional
  • design high-gloss black light lines lime wood optional

Options  to choose from that speak for your Personality

Power figures for the Maybach?

Technical specifications: Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC
Engine V8
Displacement 3982 cc
Rated output 410 kW (557hp) at 6000-6500 rpm
Add. output with EQ Boost 16kW (22hp)
Rated torque 730 Nm at 2500-4500 rpm
Add. torque with EQ Boost 250 Nm
Acceleration 0-100 km/h 4.9s
Top speed 250 km/h
Length/width/height (in mm) 5205/2030/1838
Wheelbase (in mm) 3135


Yes, you have reached the end of this article, before leaving have a look at these facts.

All the 50+ units of the ‘Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC’ have been booked even before the market debut | Next set of ‘Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC’ will be customized and delivered to customers by Q1 2022  

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