Maybach Exelero - Rear view
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Maybach-Motorenbau GmbH (IPA: [ˈmaɪ.bax]), founded in 1909 by Wilhelm Maybach with his son Karl Maybach as director. The company was originally a subsidiary of Luftschiffbau Zeppelin/GmbH and was itself known as "Luftfahrzeug-Motorenbau GmbH" (literally Airship Engine Company) until 1918. The company originally developed and manufactured diesel and gas engines for Zeppelins and later, large and luxurious automobiles. It also contributed to the Nazi war effort by producing the engines for the formidable Panther and Tiger tank.The company has historic roots through the involvement of its founder who was the technical director of the Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft (Daimler Motor Company). Today, the brand is owned by DaimlerChrysler and based in Stuttgart. Between 1921 and 1940, the company produced various classic opulent vehicles. The company also built heavy duty diesel engines for marine and rail purposes.In 1997, Mercedes-Benz presented at the Tokyo Motorshow an ultra-luxury concept...