The exclusive Mercedes-Maybach GLS once again passes through the hands of a tuner, this time by one of the most exquisite in the tuning scene. Mansory’s German compatriots have deployed their expertise in carbon fiber on the luxury SUV of the star brand with an overwhelming result.
The Mercedes-Maybach GLS It is one of the most luxurious models on the market, with all the possible arguments to rub shoulders with a top-level competition, be it Bentayga or Cullinan. The specialists in tuning They have dared with this true luxury SUV, with more elegant or sportier preparations. This time it has been one of Mercedes’ compatriots who has used it as a canvas to display an extra dose of sportiness, a quality that is not at odds with luxury but that Maybach specialists prefer to separate.
Mansory has presented its particular proposal with an important carbon fiber extra, a true specialist in the art of this lightweight material, also considered a luxury. The package that transforms the brutal GLS image features a new bumper with a spoiler on the front lip, with all the decorative appliqués that enhance the air intakes of the material. The only detail that remains intact is the grill with fine and multiple chrome bars, although on request it can be made in carbon fiber also.
Mansory takes the Mercedes-Maybach GLS to an unattainable level
And, beware, because the preparer offers up to one ten carbon variants. In addition, the front can be completed with a chrome-plated stainless steel tubular bar. The package is completed by carbon front fenders, which have also been widened to accommodate impressive 24-inch forged alloy wheels, mounted on 295/35 tiresauthentic rollers that come to protrude from the new arches in the wheel arches with integrated ventilation.
At the rear, the bumper is transformed to integrate a diffuser and a sports exhaust system, moving the third brake light to this section. Mansory also offers an anti-underrun bar for the rear, which is installed just below the exhaust outlets, duplicated at the height of the diffuser. The preparer has not shown the interior, but knowing him there are no surprises: the steering wheel rim is carbon and the passenger compartment is decorated with decorative appliqués of the same material.
Based on the Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600, which is already a real beast with the engine 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 under the hood and its 557 hp displacing no less than 2,785 kilograms, thanks to a new engine control unit, maximum power rises to 820 hp. A generous increase that reduces acceleration time from zero to 100 km/h from 4.9 to 4.4 seconds and raises the top speed from 250 to 300km/h. As usual, the price is not known, a secret between the preparer and the interested client.