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Wednesday, June 22, 2022

A fancy wild Maybach' off-roader concept by Virgil Abloh

Fancy OFF-ROADER Many are amazed when Mercedes-Benz created an absurd and wild concept car in the form of an electric-powered off-road coupe under Maybach brand. As quoted of Autoblog, on this project the German manufacturer collaborated with the late Virgil Abloh, a fashion designer, founder of the Off-White brand, and known also as the Men's Artistic Director for Louis Vuitton since 2018.
Mercedes-Benz in collaboration with the late Virgil Abloh in the Maybach Project to build this high-end luxury off-road coupe concept. (Picture from: Autoblog)
As we all know, that the late Virgil Abloh, whose also extended beyond the automotive world. During his lifetime had contributed greatly to the global fashion industry, and automotive as well. It is not surprising that various ways were used by many parties to commemorate his service and spirit.

Still quoted of Autoblog, Mercedes-Benz doesn't want to be left behind either and had just announced the Project Maybach to present a large-sized, electric-powered off-roader as the its collaboration result with the late Virgil Abloh.
The end result of the Project Maybach is a stunning Safari-like off-road model with thick tires, roof racks and other outdoor accessories. (Picture from: Autoblog)
The mentioned futuristic unique designed off-roader had exhibited on December 1 to 2, 2021 at the Rubell Museum, Miami, United States, without a press conference, which also supported by the Abloh family. Through this exhibition, Mercedes-Benz also expresses its condolences for the death of Virgil Abloh.

"A very sincere prayer goes out to Virgil's family and team. Now, in telling the world about our collaboration and Virgil's unique vision to the public, we would like to honorably celebrate a truly unique piece of design, which creates endless possibilities for collaboration through his unrestrained imagination and inspires all who recognize his work," as written by Mercedes-Benz AG. in its official statement.
Beneath the transparent surface of this fancy wild Maybach' off-roader concept' hood, there're solar cells to extend the mileage of this concept car. (Picture from: Autoblog)
The key for Virgil Abloh and Mercedes-Benz' team to run this project was a responsible vision for future designs. Complete creative freedom (not bound by production requirements) allowed the design team to conceptualize what the electric-powered rides travel in the future might be looked like. Beneath the transparent surface of the car's hood, for example, there're solar cells to extend the mileage of this concept car.

This Maybach fancy off-roader concept  is designed to inspire the younger generation and at the same time remember the spirit of Virgil Abloh who always fights for the status quo and re-presents the rules of aspirational design. The nature of the X-Factor as We could be seen on the Project Maybach results not only from its astonishing size (nearly six meters long), and its characteristics, but above all from its unique contrast finishing touches as well.
Inside of the fancy wild Maybach' off-roader concept has the leather-bound interior and other styling treatments, like the dashboard controls, infotainment screen, and the various tools strapped throughout the interior. (Picture from: Autoblog)
It said that the massive off-roader concept of Maybach is inspired by the great outdoors and contextualizing traditional urban brands in a distinctive off-road environment, as the result is the 2-seater off-road coupé with an electric battery combines Gran Turismo's massive proportions, it looked use large off-road wheels and fitted many signatures features as well.

Besides that, it also interprets future luxurious open-air advanture rides through its design, as seen as a masterpiece resulting from the collaboration of polymath artists, architects, creative directors, fashion designers and philanthropists, and driven by a shared desire to enrich of the luxurious car designs.
The fancy wild Maybach' off-roader concept got two-tone black-and-tan paint scheme helps to add some contrast, while the tan-colored cage protects the low-slung greenhouse and gives the grand tourer a sizable roof rack. (Picture from: Autoblog)
The authentic Mercedes-Maybach design elements are naturally harmoniously combined with the new outdoor adventure design motif. Not only that, the strength of Abloh's work lies in the exploratory conversations triggered by his work.

This two-door Maybach off-road coupe has very traditional proportions and lines with a large front end and a slightly undersized rear end. Next up is the old-school coupe high above the ground with small steel wheels and thick tires. The matte tan paint color was splashed all over the ornaments, such as skid plates, bolt-on fender flares, stone rails, to the bolster cage with roof basket.
The fancy wild Maybach' off-roader concept's rear has a skid plate, a brush guard, and a flat fascia with round taillights. (Picture from: Autoblog)
The interior of this car looks simple, but fancy with brown genuine-leather covered on the fully reclined seats and also almost all parts inside. There is additional storage and equipment in special compartments around the cab. Unfortunately, Mercedes-Benz does not reveal yet this fancy off-roder' specific specifications especially regarding its performance and range.
That's not entirely surprising, since this seems to be solely a design exercise, and don't expect to see a production model anytime soon. But it does not rule out the possibility that this special car will change its ownership status one day in future, if there are serious wealthy enthusiasts who had made an agreement with the German car maker to swap it with a certain amount of money. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | MERCEDES-BENZ | ID.MOTOR1 | AUTOBLOG | HIGHNOBIETY ]
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