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Mercedes-Maybach Has Risen Gloriously From the Dead, Again

The newest offering from the Maybach brand, the vast S 580 sedan, is an opulent chariot that combines the best of Mercedes driving with a surfeit of creature comforts.

The Mercedes-Maybach S 580 4MATIC sedan. 

The Mercedes-Maybach S 580 4MATIC sedan. 

Photographer: Hannah Elliott/Bloomberg

“Just a minute. You have forgotten your phone.”

The dulcet tone of the voice coming from the depths of the Maybach took me by surprise. I didn’t know who she was, but she was right. I’d left my cell charging in the center console.