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Mercedes-Benz Unveils Maybach by Virgil Abloh

Mercedes-Benz Unveils Maybach by Virgil Abloh
Mercedes-Benz Unveils Maybach by Virgil Abloh
Image: Mercedes-Benz

Last December, German carmaker Mercedes-Benz unveiled its last collaboration with the late style designer Virgil Abloh. Named Maybach by Virgil Abloh, the vehicle is a Mercedes-Maybach S-Class S680 design and will operate for a limited quantity of 150 units. 

Developed in partnership with Mercedes-Benz’s chief design and style officer Gorden Wagener in 2021, the automobile is the previous collaboration that Abloh participated in ahead of his untimely passing in November last 12 months.

The inaugural expose last December is a photo voltaic-driven electric powered car that produces zero emissions. For this for-sale Mayback by Virgil Abloh, it is equipped with a 6.-litre V12 motor. Like the showcase motor vehicle, the luxurious sedan also functions a two-tone colour scheme of sand and black.

“Project Maybach’s legendary two-tone colour-way does [remain] and it is the most placing style and design aspect connecting the confined edition to Job Maybach,” Wagener claimed in an job interview with dezeen.

On the car’s exterior, its upper portion is lacquered in a shiny obsidian black. The decrease portion, facet flanks and exclusive cast rims are painted in a sand hue. Other signature Maybach components are also translated as a result of the 20-inch wheels and trademark barred grille. 

Shifting to the car’s interior, the cabin also sporting activities the similar two-tone palette with the steering wheel, doorways, decreased dashboard, and ceiling lined in black. At the exact same time, the car’s upholstery comes in sand hued Nappa leather. The vehicle is also embellished with a Mercedes-Maybach and Virgil Abloh logo.

Maybach by Virgil Abloh
Graphic: Mercedes-Benz

Together with this launch is a distinctive capsule collection intended by Abloh’s Off-White label. The accompanying trend merchandise involve streetwear staples like cotton t-shirts, fleece sweatshirts, hoodies and a canvas cap. These outfits are in the similar sand and black tones, and its style and design cues from the four-wheeler. 

Maybach by Virgil Abloh, Off-White
Picture: Mercedes-Benz

A single of the standouts from the collection has obtained to be the pair of suede driving gloves. It sports a blue Velcro strap throughout the wrists and spells, “ABLOH” — a tribute to the visionary and lifestyle luminary.

For the fortunate kinds who managed to get their arms on this restricted launch of the Maybach by Virgil Abloh, they will be offered a tailor made-designed wood made up of a 1/18 scale duplicate of the exact car, two auto keys and a carabiner hook and a distinctive car protect bearing the Mercedes-Maybach and Virgil Abloh logos.

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