Actor Shahid Kapoor brings home new Mercedes-Maybach S-Class worth Rs. 2.5 billion

Actor Shahid Kapoor has become one of the first customers of the newly launched Mercedes-Maybach S580, pictures of which have now gone viral online, and the mode is priced at Rs. 2.5 crore (ex-showroom, India).



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Actor Shahid Kapoor got himself the new Mercedes-Maybach S580

It’s no secret that actor Shahid Kapoor is an oil tanker at heart. The star has had some of the funniest and most luxurious cars in his garage over the years and he also has an enviable collection of motorbikes. While his current day-to-day has been the gleaming Mercedes-Benz S400 with AMG treatment, the actor has now joined the Maybach club in a step up from his contemporaries. Kapoor became one of the first customers of the new Mercedes-Maybach S580, images of which have gone viral online. The Mercedes-Maybach S580 is assembled locally in the country and prices start at ₹2.5 crore (ex-showroom, India).

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Shahid’s new S-Class Maybach arrives in black hue with retro-styled one-piece wheels

The Mercedes-Maybach S680 4MATIC is the automaker’s flagship offering and packs the monstrous 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine that develops 496 hp and 700 Nm of peak torque. The engine is paired with the 48-volt EQ Boost mild-hybrid system to improve initial acceleration and fuel efficiency. Power is sent to the rear wheels via the 9-speed automatic transmission. It’s also one of the most powerful cars in Shahid’s garage right now. Zero to 100 km/h takes 4.7 seconds, while top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h.

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The new Mercedes-Maybach S580 draws its power from the 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 developing 490 hp and 700 Nm

The new Mercedes-Maybach S-Class also impresses in terms of functionality with the MBUX infotainment system which comes with five screens in the cabin. The interior of the limo is upholstered in Nappa leather while there is also a Burmester audio system. The Maybach S-Class also became the first car in India to get Level 2 autonomous driving with evasive steering assist and active brake assist with cross-traffic feature.

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Coming to the Kapoor garage, he had the Jaguar XK-R, Land Rover Range Rover Vogue, Porsche Cayenne, Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, previous generation S-Class and Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe. The Ishq Vishq actor also gifted his father and actor Pankaj Kapoor a Mercedes-Benz ML-Class a few years ago. On the two-wheel side, Shahid can be seen riding his new Ducati Scrambler 1100 Special these days. He also had the Harley-Davidson Fat Boy, the Yamaha MT-01, among others. On the work side, the actor will be seen in the film Jersey next. It also has a web series with directors Raj and DK, as well as a movie with director Ali Abbas Zafar. While Jersey prepares for a release in a few weeks, the other projects are currently in production.

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