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MayBach 62s: A Review of E-Money's Luxury Car on Wheels

Money makes the world go round, even the Bible can't but agree less as it says, 'Money answereth all things'. It's good to be rich and famous and live the good life that money can afford, this introduction best fits the CEO of Five Star Group, Emeka Okonkwo was popularly known as E-money. This is a man who can best be described as someone who has taste for high-end and things that are highly exclusive, what you won't find others owning... Who says money no fit man pickin.

E-Money has been trending online for close to a week and this is due to his latest beast he just took delivery of, The Maybach 62S, a vehicle known to be part of the most expensive cars in the world. When you talking of class and luxury, this car definitely says it all.

AutoReportNG decided to do a reportage and a close review of this car and what makes it a beast. It may interest you to note that only a few has this car in Nigeria, you can barely count 20 of them. According to reports, A Maybach 62S reportedly cost about $492,000 (N178,000,000).

It was manufactured from 2002 to 2012 and was one of the first Maybach brands to be produced along with the Maybach 57. The Maybach brands are manufactured by the DaimlerChrysler. This type of model was stopped in September 2012 which makes it a rare and a unique car. Here is a quick overview...


Quick Specs

Gas Mileage: 10 mpg City/16 mpg Hwy
Engine     : Gas V12, 5.5L
EPA Class: Large
Style Name: 4dr Sdn
Drivetrain: Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity: 4
Passenger Doors: 4
Body Style: 4dr Car
Transmission : Driver-adaptive 5-speed automatic transmission w/touch shift control, standard & comfort modes

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 6340

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) - 41.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 114.3
Second Head Room (in) 38.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 62.2
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 38.8
Second Leg Room (in) 40.3
Passenger Capacity 4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -

Exterior Dimensions

Height, Overall (in) 62
Length, Overall (in) 242.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in) 65.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 150.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 66.7

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.7

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 29.1

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 10
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 12

Performance Specs

Engine
Fuel System - Twin turbo
Engine Type - Gas V12
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM543 @ 5250
Displacement - 5.5L/336
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 664 @ 2200-3000

Transmission

Trans Description Cont.Automatic w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.82
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.16
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1).83
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
DrivetrainRear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1)3.59
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)NA

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)14.8 x 1.3
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.0 x 1.3

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 48.6
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -
Steering Type Recirculating -Ball

Tires

Front Tire Size P275/50R19
Rear Tire Order Code R84
Rear Tire Size P275/50R19
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code R84
Spare Tire SizeP275/50 R19

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 19 x 8.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-sink
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -

Safety Features

Safety
Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear Yes
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid Yes
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera Yes
Stability Control Yes

Other Features

4-wheel ventilated disc brakes w/emergency-sensing brake assist
4-wheel anti-sock braking system (ABS)
Electronic stability control
Rollover sensor
Front/rear crumple zones
Programmable LED daytime running lamps
Driver & front passenger airbags w/dual deployment levels based...
Seat-mounted side-impact airbags on all seating positions
Front/rear side curtain airbags
Tele Aid -inc automatic collision notification, emergency...
3-point front/rear seat belts w/Emergency Tensioning Device...
BabySmart system (deactivates front passenger airbag when...
Rear door child locks
Rear seat tether anchors (LATCH)
Parktronic audio parking assistant
Illuminated emergency trunk release handle















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