The prettiest car I've seen in a while

Discussion in 'The Bench' started by 1972Mach1, Aug 14, 2019.

  1. 1972Mach1

    1972Mach1 Just some guy.....

    I've seen the red Maybach 6 coupe concept that Mercedes came out with a couple years ago, but hadn't seen the roadster until now.....this is the kind of stuff that needs to be put into production (with a domestic badge). Gorgeous.

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  2. Gallagher

    Gallagher Founders Club Member

  3. Mark Demko

    Mark Demko Well-Known Member

    I like the Riv:cool:
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  4. 455monte

    455monte Well-Known Member

    Definitely take the riv if choosing between the two
  5. Chi-Town67

    Chi-Town67 Gold Level Contributor

    Looks much better with the top removed IMHO. The top is too small for that massive body, seems like an afterthought. The Riv has way better proportions!
  6. 2001ws6

    2001ws6 last of the v8 interceptors

    Sorry Lucas. I'm going to go with this concept..........

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  7. Gallagher

    Gallagher Founders Club Member

    I called Buick and told them that if they built those I would buy one.
    RWD with an LS would have been awesome.
  8. 2001ws6

    2001ws6 last of the v8 interceptors

    LS3 would have been nice! :):D
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  9. 1969RIVI

    1969RIVI Well-Known Member

    I would buy one too! :D:)
  10. 2manybuicks

    2manybuicks Platinum Level Contributor

    Just personal taste and not blind buick loyalty -- I would totally take the riv. Or any number of other detroit classics.
  11. My3Buicks

    My3Buicks Buick Guru

    Top on or off Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet Electric
    is one of the most beautiful concepts ever. The Cadillac Ciel was also a striking modern concept and the Buick Avista and Avenir both caused a lot of buzz and got a lot of accolades as well.


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  12. sriley531

    sriley531 Buckle up, this could get rough....

    I have to agree with a few of the above comments, it has nothing to do with the brand/badge, I much prefer the Buick concept WS6 posted personally. The Mayback 6 is definitely radical (as most concepts are), but I don't care for the proportions. Looks a bit too "cartoony" for me. The loooong hood and tiny passenger compartment is too over the top IMHO. And though practicality is never a focal point in concepts, that thing would be a b**** to park I would think with such a long sloped nose and short windshield/low driver position.
  13. 1972Mach1

    1972Mach1 Just some guy.....

    I agree that the Buick is absolutely beautiful, too. Here's my only problem with it:
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    It looks like everybody else's 2 door coupes. They're all very pretty, but it's going to be like compact cars are won't be able to tell what kind of car just passed you.
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  14. sriley531

    sriley531 Buckle up, this could get rough....

    Valid observation Lucas.
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  15. Gallagher

    Gallagher Founders Club Member

    I agree on the looks comment. Historically cars have always been shaped similar.

    If Buick had any balls left, they'd offer it with a turbo LS. You'd know it was a Buick, because when it passed you, both rear tires would be going up in smoke.
    Just tune it for 455 horsepower, so Corvette isn't crying themselves to sleep every night.
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  16. lemmy-67

    lemmy-67 Gold Level Contributor

    Funky looking golf bags on the Mercedes....
  17. Mike B in SC

    Mike B in SC Well-Known Member

    You don't need a turbo to get 455HP out of an LS. Keep it simple...
  18. 2manybuicks

    2manybuicks Platinum Level Contributor

    I would still rather have this...

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  19. 1972Mach1

    1972Mach1 Just some guy.....

    On my list of things to have.
  20. gnatsum

    gnatsum Well-Known Member

    Me too. I've been fortunate enough to see 2 in the flesh at shows. Stunning.

    The OP car is amazing! I love all the crap under the hood and the way it opens. Awesome!

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