The Jungle King
A few years back Mercedes-Benz made a very wise decision to squeeze more life out of its top-end, luxury brand Maybach which until then had been reserved for its stretch wheelbase limo. I bet nobody imagined this would be next.
At a secret location far from automotive paparazzi, deep in the wilderness of Botswana, we were given a rare chance to experience how the uber rich might Safari if they so choose.
Flying into a private airstrip at the lavish Madikwe Safari Lodge, it gave us a chance to walk in the shoes of a typical Maybach owner for a day and experience an African Safari in the finest way possible.
The Maybach G650 Landaulet is a vehicle which not only ticks all the typical off-roading boxes but adds even more exclusivity than the regular top-end AMG Mercedes G-Class SUV as only 99 will be made. This is extreme levels of luxury and thanks to its twin-turbocharged, 6-litre, V12 AMG engine, it has performance to match. [To be continued...]