If you need to leave the embassy, do so in style. Diplomats of the world rejoice! Mercedes-Maybach has revealed their latest armored sedan. The 2017 S 600 Pullman Guard was developed alongside the production Pullman limousine in order to offer the same level of luxury on both models. This year is the 50th anniversary of the original Mercedes Pullman, one of the most luxurious (and over engineered) limos ever built.
The Pullman name comes from the days of railroad travel when passengers demanded Pullman sleeping cars because of the smooth ride. With concrete floors and cast iron construction, they were 93 tons of luxury. The new S 600 Pullman Guard is only 5.6 tons, but it has the latest in armor. The VR9 rating means every component is capable of surviving the latest in IEDs and rocket-propelled grenades. Needless to say, it doesn’t have any issues with small arms fire. Opening the heavy doors is made effortless with assistance from electric motors. If you want to order drive-thru, the windows are hydraulic.
Inside you will find all the luxuries to be expected from Mercedes-Maybach. Reclining seats have calf supports, and the glass partition between the cockpit is electrochromatic. The same technology as the SL’s magic sky control, it changes from clear to opaque at the touch of a button. An intercom and loudspeaker will allow you to communicate with the outside, until the twin turbo V12 whisks you to safety. The same powertrain found in the production S 600, it makes 530 hp and 612 lb-ft of torque. It has an emergency starter battery along with other redundant systems to ensure you reach your destination.
Pricing will start at 1.4 million euros which includes Germany’s 19% VAT. These cars are built to order so check with your local dealer for more information. In the meantime our dealers have the normal S 600 in stock, so check them out in the link below.