Images and details of the new Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury SUV concept have leaked ahead of its reveal at the Beijing motor show next week.
The car, which Mercedes's premium arm describes as an "SUV saloon", is intended to appeal to affluent Chinese buyers who are vital to the success of super-luxury car sales worldwide. It follows similar models from rivals, such as the Bentley Bentayga and upcoming Rolls-Royce Cullinan.
The leaked information confirms the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury is designed as an electric car, with four synchronous motors that can offer all-wheel drive and a total power output of 727hp. It will have a limited top speed of 250kph. The engines are powered by an 80 kWh underfloot battery, which gives an NEDC range of around 499km.
The details confirm that the concept features the bold chrome-plated grille first seen on the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 coupé concept from 2016.
Interior images also showcase aspects designed for comfort and luxury, including a large centre console that houses a heated tray containing a tea set. The interior also takes cues from the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class, including the large, adjustable seats.