2018 Mercedes‑Maybach S 600 Pullman Guard Review - Mercedes-Benz's Maybach department currently makes the biggest variation of the S-class (the Pullman) as well as one of the most safe variation of the S-class (the S600 Guard). Yet what happens if you intend to integrate both of these extremes right into one huge armored limo? Maybach is currently satisfied to require that need with the brand-new Mercedes-Maybach S600 Pullman Guard. The lavish Maybach S600 placed into the shelf, extended to greater than 21 feet long, packed with adequate luxurious trimmings to choke a Trump, as well as extended for the enjoyment of the one-hundredth of one-percenters. Noteworthy functions consist of a set of emperor-class executive back seats; dive seats for aides-de-camp, bodyguards, or simple hangers-on; a stereo tuned especially to the ear of the customer; and also Magic Driver Control, a glass dividing that can be decreased or made nontransparent at journalism of a switch.
The 2018 Mercedes-Maybach S 600 Pullman Guard gives total defense of security course VR9 (in clear as well as non-transparent locations) and also is accredited for blast resistance based on Instruction ERV 2010. Its security principle is based upon that of the Mercedes-Maybach S 600 Guard. The Pullman Guard has actually been made as well as established along with the non-special-protection Pullman as well as gives the very same indoor measurements as the last.
The defense idea has actually been adjusted to the unique situations of the 6.50-metre-long drinkery. With this in mind, the armouring in the rear emphasizes the unique, exclusive personality of chauffeur-driven limos: it is not the back home window that is armoured, however instead a steel bulkhead placed behind the seats which safeguards the head location of the guests. The kerb weight of the Pullman Guard is 5.1 tonnes, while its gross automobile weight is 5.6 tonnes. From the outdoors, the unique defense devices is hardly noticeable, like on all S-Class Guard designs. This comes thanks to the dark-tinted home windows in the traveler area, for instance.
Currently at the body covering phase, safety parts of unique steel are incorporated right into the tooth cavities in between the body framework as well as the external skin. Unique aramid and also PE parts offer extra splinter defense. Smart overlapping systems at especially crucial points give thorough ballistic security.
The glass locations are a crucial part of the safety principle. They are covered with polycarbonate on the within for splinter security, as well as have superior optical qualities thanks to their laminated framework. The glazing is of unique importance for safety and security as well as specific interest has actually been paid to it in regards to the option of product as well as density.
The communication in between all the elements offers the residents with an extremely efficient secured area, which not just consists of ballistic security, however additionally extensive defense versus eruptive tools. With its innovative and also solid safety system, the brand-new S 600 Pullman Guard has actually fulfilled all the individual security needs of the appropriate authorities in Germany, and also is adequately accredited based on resistance course VR9 (according to BRV 2009, variation 2).
As for blasts are worried, the Pullman Guard meets ERV 2010. Flooring armouring covers appropriate locations of the underbody and also because of this proceeds the one-of-a-kind defense innovation of the S-Class Guard and also the Mercedes-Maybach Guard.
The 2018 Mercedes-Maybach Pullman Guard's 530-hp, twin-turbo V-12 engine will certainly have its job suitable it walking around the vehicle's massive 12,000-plus-pound aesthetic weight-- that's also much heavier compared to a definitely large GMC Topkick C4500 we evaluated back in 2005. So we're not stunned that the Pullman Guard is restricted to a full throttle of 99 miles per hour.
Optimum convenience is supplied by the power-assisted opening and also closing attribute of the back doors. An electrical motor raises the hands-on pressure used. Therefore, the huge and also, because of their armouring, hefty doors are convenient to open up as well as shut. The home windows are hydraulically opened up-- the present Pullman develops a technological bridge below to just what is possibly one of the most popular Pullman in history: the cars and truck from the 100 version collection going back to 1965.
The Pullman Guard will certainly make its method to the United States formally, yet it's uncertain that any type of Americans with adequate cash money would certainly be refuted if they asked Mercedes-Benz well sufficient. With the common S600 Pullman setting you back "around half a million Euros," and also the Maybach S600 Guard around that rate area too, the best in S-class security and also dimension ought to regulate a properly overpriced cost when it begins getting to consumers in the 2nd fifty percent of following year.