First shown in 1921, the Maybach originally had a two-speed pedal-controlled gearbox; Spohn, Glaser, Armhruster, Erdmann & Rossi and Voll-Ruhrbeck were among the coachbuilders who clothed this high-quality chassis with exclusive bodywork. An ohv 6995cc engine appeared in the W5 of 1926, available with a schnellgang auxiliary two-speed gearbox. A 6922cc V-12 made its debut in 1929, and was developed into the Zeppelin model of 1930. From 1931, a 7977cc V-12 was also available: some Zeppelins had the W5 six-cylinder; all had seven-speed gearboxes. The Maybach brand name epitomises high-end luxury motoring. It stands for effortlessly superior automotive engineering at the very highest level, timeless and stylish elegance, and precision craftsmanship. Since approximately two-thirds of Maybach customers wish to tailor their cars exactly to their own tastes and ideas, Maybach is constantly expanding its exclusive range of customisation. The Maybach brand name epitomises the high-end luxury automotive class. It is synonymous with highly advanced automotive technology, timelessly stylish elegance and precision craftsmanship. As early as the 1920s and 30s, Maybach â