Coach-built special: 600 Royale [w/ video and poll]

s600 royale

You will probably look at the picture above and respond with a collective “huh?” – I know I did. It is not often that you see coach-builders take on storied brands like Mercedes-Benz, but that is exactly what Galpin Auto Sports have done (they also did the Mustang-based, Henrik Fisker-designed Rocket). Inspired by the Mercedes-Benz W111/W112 “Fintail” models, the coach-built special is based on the latest W222 S-class chassis and uses elements from the SLS (front, rear lights) to evoke the S-class’ great-great-grandfather.

What do you think of the 600 Royale?

  • It's OK - some elements are great, others so-so at best (34%, 13 Votes)
  • Hate it, and all other "special" cars like it (29%, 11 Votes)
  • Love it, it's a fitting homage! (26%, 10 Votes)
  • No... I love coach-built cars, just not this one! (11%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 38

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