Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman was presidents and dictators favorite years back, now a one-off example that has been upgraded to modern Maybach is up for sale for $2.6 million.
Few of Mercedes-Benz 600’s competitors includes Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III, Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow, Rolls-Royce Phantom V and Bentley S3.
A 1975 Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman is currently up for sale at Auto Leitner, the same dealer that recently sold former Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi’s ultra-luxury Xenatec Maybach 57S Coupe.
The Mercedes-Benz 600 (W100) are known for being a favourite among top politicians and dictators in the 60s and 70s. But this particular example has been upgraded to feature all the modern comforts on a modern Maybach.
According to Auto Leitner, the rebuild took seven whole years — from 2007 to 2014 — and a total investment of almost €3,000,000 (approx. $3. 6 million).
Mercedes-Benz Classic and the development department of Daimler AG were involved in the complete restoration of the 600 Pullman-Maybach.
Some of the luxury upgrades includes dimmable panoramic roof, electrically adjustable seats with heating and cooling options, refrigerator with minibar and cameras.
Others are swarovski diamonds in the ceiling frames, large extendable DVD screen, Dolby Surround Sound System, folding work-tables and more.
Netherlands’ dealer Auto Leitner is selling this modern ultra-luxury limousine for $2,571,774. This price is about N979.8 million, excluding taxes and destination charges in Nigeria.
Powering this one-off Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman Maybach is a 6.3 liter, 8 cylinder with 250 bhp. It currently has only 1,000 miles on the odometer.
The ultra-luxury 600 (W100), produced by Mercedes-Benz from 1963 to 1981, is the forerunner of the modern Maybach marque.
Few of its competitors includes Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III; Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow; Rolls-Royce Phantom V; Bentley S3 and Lincoln Continental Lehmann-Peterson.