2017 Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet teased ahead of LA debut

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Mercedes-Benz could not let the Los Angeles Auto Show just pass by without a new big hit. The German grand brand is teasing the 2017 Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet, first convertible in history bearing the Maybach designation.

The company has just confirmed the reveal of the most luxurious cabriolet that they have ever built. The top shall drop in a three days’ time in California.

Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet

The car shall be based on the top of the range S-Class Cabriolet variant, keeping the convertible’s footprint as well, apart from the elongated wheelbase-sedan Mercedes-Maybach S600.

Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet (2)

The new cabriolet is set to receive typical Maybach features, as the short video posted on social media indicates. The high-end automobile will come with the Maybach logos, with a Burmester high-performance sound system, perforated leather seats, unique interior trim and plenty of chrome details.

Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet (1)

The S650 designation hints towards a 6.0-liter V12 engine, that will probably provide more power than the top of the range AMG S65, able to run the from a standstill to 62 mph (100 km/h) in 4.1 seconds.

Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet

A small plate showing up in the video refers to the fact that Mercedes is planning to sell the cabriolet in a limited edition of 300 units only, as many will likely join the collectors’ garages.

Prices are yet to be revealed, but the premium drop-top will surely go over $250.000.