It says an awful lot about the car when we don't even mention the 523 hp twin-turbo V12 engine until the last paragraph. The thing is, the S600 can still out-accelerate most cars on the road in a drag race, but it really doesn't have to. If you're in this, you've already won.
Aaron Miller is the Rides editor for Supercompressor, and can be found on Twitter. The last time he saw a Maybach in person, Bernie Ecclestone climbed into it, and it was funny watching such a small man disappear into such a large car.