Mercedes-Maybach offers its S in two variants; the V8-powered S560 4MATIC and the V12-powered S650. In S560 4MATIC guise, the Maybach S produces 463 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque, while the V12 car offers 621 hp and 738 lb-ft of torque. The S560 has a nine-speed automatic and the S650 uses a seven-speed auto ‘box, but while the S650 sends its power to the rear wheels, the S560 4MATIC gets all-wheel drive.
Both cars share the same list of standard features, which include triple-band LED daytime running lamps, a panorama roof with tilt and slide functionality, soft close doors on the outside. The interior sports luxury features such as four-zone automatic climate control, heated and ventilated 12-way power front seats with memory and massage function, a heated and ventilated rear seats with heated armrests, as well as a head-up display and inductive wireless charging with NFC pairing. The infotainment system consists of a 12.3-inch display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, and a high-end Burmester sound system with 26 speakers. Active driver safety gear includes lane keep assist, rear cross-path traffic monitoring, adaptive cruise control, and forward collision mitigation.