Mercedes-Benz to construct $200Ok Maybach luxo-SUV in Alabama
The Mercedes-Maybach GLS-Class could possibly be the most costly automotive constructed on an meeting line within the U.S. when it goes into manufacturing by early subsequent yr at a manufacturing unit close to Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Automotive Information reported Monday that the ultra-luxury Maybach model of Mercedes-Benz’s next-generation will value round $200,000 to start out and can sq. off in opposition to the British-built Bentley Bentayga and Rolls-Royce Cullinan.
Mercedes’ resolution to construct the Maybach SUV within the Vance, Alabama, meeting plant is a coup for the power it opened in 1997 to construct SUVs.
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The German automaker has twice revived the historic Maybach model, most just lately as an much more posh model of the automaker’s luxurious S-Class full-size sedan. Aimed largely at consumers in Asia, the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class has a definite roof line and a extra opulent inside than the usual S-Class. It is doable that the Maybach GLS will comply with an analogous recipe.
Mercedes has stated that the GLS will not be the final mannequin to get the Maybach remedy, although the automaker hasn’t hinted what will likely be subsequent.
Whereas some limited-production sports activities automobiles such because the Ford GT are largely hand-built within the U.S., few megabuck autos have been assembled at American vegetation.