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    The Maybach Exelero

    Power. Many things could come to mind when you think of that word. Let’s narrow it down a little more and consider what cars embody that profound word. No car fits the description better than the one-of-a-kind Maybach Exelero. With its unique build and sleek design, it stands out from any crowd. You might be […]

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    Here’s What Makes A Mercedes Maybach Worth $65,000 More Than An S-Class

    The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is one of the most important cars Mercedes-Benz makes. Being the flagship of Mercedes’s lineup, it cannot be anything short of excellent. With the most recent W222 generation, Mercedes knocked it out of the park. The new S-Class is spacious, luxurious, well-appointed, quiet, and it drips with presence. Mainly, the new S-Class […]

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    A new Discovery : Unique Treasures for our Growing Archive

    Recently we have received a new accession in Friedrichshafen from the Schmid-Maybach private collection – an extensive collection of photographs, letters, and other documents. This treasure with many pictures, some of which have never been published before, will be cataloged in the coming weeks. Most of the images we have received are prints made on photographic […]

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    Driven by affinity to Maybach : 5 years ‹Friends of the Maybach Museum e.V.› — German version included

    Today there are two important anniversaries for Maybach fans to celebrate, the 141st birthday of Karl Maybach and the 5th anniversary of the Freundeskreis Maybach Museum e.V. The initiative for the formation of the association came from many of the ‹Häfler› (as the inhabitants of Friedrichshafen are popularly known) and the descendants of Karl Maybach — his daughter Irmgard […]

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    Following the traces of Maybach in Friedrichshafen — Part I : Memorial in honor of Wilhelm and Karl Maybach

    In our last post, we already talked about the strong connection between people in Friedrichshafen and the name Maybach. This is also present in many places in the urban fabric of the city. Today we will for the first time take you with us on a tour of discovery through Friedrichshafen : At the beginning […]

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    From the Maybach Archives : A new Ad(dition) to our growing Collection

    In our everyday work, new arrivals are especially exciting and today we want to share an example : An ad which had not been published in the literature on the history of Maybach yet. It comes from a time where Maybach had a major, disruptive even, impact on mobility : The days when Maybach was developing and successfully establishing […]

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    From the Maybach Archives : The story hiding behind an unassuming image…

    After having talked about the specific conditions that images need to be stored in, today we want to look at a very special example that is worth taking a second look. The time and location of the image had been left out in the description. As you will see in today’s article, an image that may seem […]

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    Snowy Mountain Roads ? No Problem When You’re Powered by the Best Propulsion Available !

    Winter and its difficult conditions with slippery roads are still a problem today. Now on top of that, add the aspect of having to drive up a steep mountain. This not being enough, now imagine only having 1930s technology available. Maybach Motorenbau (Maybach Engine Works) advert for the Maybach 12 Type Zeppelin. Published in the early 1930s. […]

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    An Unexpected Legend : Celebrating 100 Years Maybach W3

    Today we are presenting an iconic image of which we recently acquired an original example for our collection. Specifically, the ad for the 22⁄70 PS car that we today know under its designation W 3 (‘W’ is short for the German word ‘Wagen’ = vehicle/car). The year 2021 sees the 100-year-anniversary of its launch – a fitting occasion to look […]