Is Virgil Abloh-designed Maybach for sale? Price as Alicia Keys gifted rare car


Alicia Keys was gifted a Mercedes-Maybach designed by Virgil Abloh and many people want to know if the car is for sale and its price.

German car company Mercedes and Virgil Abloh teamed up to design the limited edition Mercedes-Maybach S-Class S680 before the designer died in 2023.

Considered one of the world’s most influential fashion designers, Abloh sadly passed away at the age of 41 after battling cancer.

Before his death, Abloh collaborated with Mercedes to release a limited edition car that will soon hit the markets.

American musicians such as Alicia Keys and Lil Baby are already proud owners of the car. We find out more about the collaboration, including the price of the car.

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Is a Maybach designed by Virgil Abloh for sale?

Yes, the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class S680 will go on sale when the car officially hits the markets in April 2023.

However, the sale will be limited to only 150 cars sold in the United States and the car is expected to be in high demand.

The starting price of the Mercedes-Maybach S680 is $215,000, and the Abloh-designed car is in the range of $500,000-$600,000 per unit depending on the extras.

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Alicia Keys was gifted a Maybach on her birthday

Alicia Keys was gifted the specially designed car by her husband Swizz Beats after she celebrated her 42nd birthday in January.

The Grammy Award-winning musician shared a video of herself at a car dealership where her son and husband surprised her with the stunning car.

“Sunday Maybach. I finally got to see mine [birthday] a gift from the kids and my husband,” she captioned it. “RIP @virgilabloh this one woooowwww is a masterpiece.”

Alicia and Swizz Beatz have been married since 2010 and share two sons together, Egypt Daoud Dean, 12, and Genesis Ali Dean, 8. Check out their reactions below.

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More about the car

Abloh designed the car in partnership with Mercedes-Benz chief design officer Gorden Wagener. The car was first revealed at an event in December 2022.

“Since Project Maybach was a show car, we had complete creative freedom, allowing us to collaboratively conceptualize what the future of electric travel could be,” Wagener told Dezeen in April 2022.

“Due to production requirements, we had to take a different approach to the design of the Mercedes-Maybach limited edition S-Class,” he said.

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