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Mercedes-Maybach: Aerodynamics

The Mercedes-Maybach S-Class is maintaining the brand’s leading position when it comes to aerodynamics

by  Jim Davis  | 

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With a similar drag coefficient to the S-Class, the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class is maintaining the brand’s leading position when it comes to aerodynamics.

Mercedes-Maybach S 600

Mercedes-Maybach S 600

  • A whole raft of aerodynamic optimisations has been implemented:
  • Wheel spoilers with aerodynamically optimised contour ahead of the front wheels
  • Large area of cladding on the rear axle
  • Aerodynamically efficient design of the front and rear aprons and the rear spoiler
  • Optimised exterior mirror design with mirror base
  • Sealed headlamp surrounds
  • Improved sealing of the radiator section and flow properties to make efficient use of the available cooling air
  • Streamlined water drainage channels
  • Speed-dependent lowering of the vehicle by up to 20 mm
  • Spoiler lip on each tail light
  • Aerodynamically optimised underbody with extensive engine compartment and underbody panelling

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