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Old 23rd February 2007, 19:23   #1
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Mercedes-Benz S 600 Guard Pullman: Mercedes-Benz builds new Pullman State Limousine



Mercedes-Benz engineers are currently developing a new, prestigious luxury limousine with integrated highest protection for governments, businesses, monarchs and heads of state. The armoured Pullman Limousine is based on the long version of the S 600 with a substantially extended wheelbase length. The Mercedes-Benz State Limousine therefore provides a level of roominess worthy of its high-ranking occupants, not to mention outstanding comfort and a fully equipped mobile office. The S 600 Guard Pullman sees the world's oldest car manufacturer continuing its long tradition of building large state carriages with factory-integrated special-protection features.

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Then whats the point of a Maybach?!!
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Then whats the point of a Maybach?!!
They'd probably keep the Maybach only for brand-discerning customers.
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Sorry..there was some error in uploading..here I again post it..


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will our president get this limo?????
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Well I saw the S600 Pullman in Gurgaon last month..unfortunately I was unable to take any pics ........however it was the old version of S Class not the new Model.
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Well I saw the S600 Pullman in Gurgaon last month..unfortunately I was unable to take any pics ........however it was the old version of S Class not the new Model.
If it were a black S-stretch (W220) wit PB regn, then its not a Pullman..its modified by our very own DC

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If it were a black S-stretch (W220) wit PB regn, then its not a Pullman..its modified by our very own DC
There is another one, silver in colour which is used by a famous UP politician. Pictures of that car have been posted earlier on the forum.
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There is another one, silver in colour which is used by a famous UP politician. Pictures of that car have been posted earlier on the forum.
I think that too is stretched by DC..and it was a silver S-class was he stretched first..
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To my knowledge, theres only 1 original Pullman in the country, the ex presidents car, now owned by a family in Pune, its a 1972 model.
the rest are all stretch versions of various classes of mercs, done here in India or also from bodymakers in Europe and usa.
The 600 series we are talking about were produced from 1963 to 1981, a total of 2677 units were produced! out of which ONLY 486 were PULLMAN's!!!

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I remember in 1984, Vijay Mallya had a stretch 500 SEL w126 bought for his first wedding. NO sign of it now
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The 600 series we are talking about were produced from 1963 to 1981, a total of 2677 units were produced! out of which ONLY 486 were PULLMAN's!!!
Hey Scooby...are you a Merc fan by any chance ? Your post evoked some nostalgia on my part. That 600 was a classic and ahead of its time. All the heads of state in the Middle East and Africa used the 600 Pullman. Everything was hydraulically actuated from the windows to the seats. I have a brochure and owners manual with me. The car was powered by a 6.3 L V8 with dry sump lubrication. There was plenty of pressure on MB to launch a replacement and Maybach was the outcome. Comparing the Maybach with the 600 is like chalk and cheese. The 600 was sheer class.
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To my knowledge, theres only 1 original Pullman in the country, the ex presidents car, now owned by a family in Pune, its a 1972 model.
Is my memory playing tricks on me or was that car also owned by Osho before them? (its some strange goldish colour?)

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I remember in 1984, Vijay Mallya had a stretch 500 SEL w126 bought for his first wedding. NO sign of it now
If its black, i think it might be owned by the same family in Pune, or atleast might have been 10years ago.

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Is my memory playing tricks on me or was that car also owned by Osho before them? (its some strange goldish colour?)

If its black, i think it might be owned by the same family in Pune, or atleast might have been 10years ago.

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It was gold, with one of those ghastly tailplane aerials
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