German luxury car brand Mercedes-Benz have designed a new concept car billed as pairing future technology with elements of the past. A two seater convertible that boasts an elegant design and the luxurious feel that we know and love.
The car measures almost six metres in length – mostly made up by its long bonnet, which folds up to reveal a fully stocked dinner service and space for luggage. It is also the first open-top Maybach model produced by Mercedes-Benz in a number of decades. Designed as an electric car, the Vision’s drive system has an output of 550 kW (750 PS) and its shallow underfloor battery allows a range of over 500 km according to the NEDC. The car can accelerate from 0–100 km/h in under four seconds and its top speed is electronically governed at 250 km/h.
The sweeping exterior is based on a yacht, and is painted in a dark blue named “nautical blue metallic”, with chrome highlights on its sides, bonnet and boot. The grille is based on the lines on a pinstripe suit, while alloy wheels are plated with rose gold.
Wood flooring also a nod to yachting appears throughout the interior, under the bonnet and in the boot. The radiator grille with 25 vertical slats is to be a new defining feature from the brand. The interior incorporates a two-spoke steering wheel, futuristic lighting effects, quilted leather, and wood with aluminum accents.
“The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet is a car which, with its sensual, emotionally appealing design and innovative technical concept solutions, defines the ultimate in luxury of the future,” says Mercedes-Benz.