Last December, German carmaker Mercedes-Benz unveiled its last collaboration with the late fashion designer Virgil Abloh. Named Maybach by Virgil Abloh, the motor vehicle is a Mercedes-Maybach S-Class S680 model and will run for a minimal amount of 150 units.
Intended in partnership with Mercedes-Benz’s main layout officer Gorden Wagener in 2021, the car or truck is the past collaboration that Abloh participated in right before his premature passing in November final calendar year.
The inaugural reveal last December is a solar-powered electric powered auto that provides zero emissions. For this for-sale Mayback by Virgil Abloh, it is equipped with a 6.-litre V12 engine. Like the showcase car or truck, the luxurious sedan also features a two-tone colour scheme of sand and black.
“Project Maybach’s iconic two-tone colour-way does [remain] and it is the most placing style element connecting the minimal version to Undertaking Maybach,” Wagener claimed in an job interview with dezeen.
On the car’s exterior, its higher part is lacquered in a glossy obsidian black. The reduce section, side flanks and unique solid rims are painted in a sand hue. Other signature Maybach features are also translated through the 20-inch wheels and trademark barred grille.
Shifting to the car’s interior, the cabin also sports the similar two-tone palette with the steering wheel, doorways, lower dashboard, and ceiling lined in black. At the similar time, the car’s upholstery will come in sand hued Nappa leather-based. The car or truck is also decorated with a Mercedes-Maybach and Virgil Abloh symbol.
Along with this release is a particular capsule collection made by Abloh’s Off-White label. The accompanying vogue things include streetwear staples like cotton t-shirts, fleece sweatshirts, hoodies and a canvas cap. These apparel are in the exact sand and black tones, and its style cues from the four-wheeler.
One of the standouts from the collection has got to be the pair of suede driving gloves. It athletics a blue Velcro strap throughout the wrists and spells, “ABLOH” — a tribute to the visionary and tradition luminary.
For the lucky types who managed to get their hands on this minimal release of the Maybach by Virgil Abloh, they will be provided a personalized-made wooden that contains a 1/18 scale replica of the actual car, two car or truck keys and a carabiner hook and a specific automobile deal with bearing the Mercedes-Maybach and Virgil Abloh logos.
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