Will get a range of 600 km
The company has said that the EQS electric SUV is the second long range electric car by the company, which has a range of more than 500 km. Mercedes-Benz EQS will be made available in two trims – EQS 450 Plus and EQS 580. A 108.7 kWh lithium-ion battery has been used in both the trims.
The EQS 450 Plus is the base variant, which gets an electric motor at the rear axle. This car is capable of generating 324 bhp power and 550 newton meter torque.
The EQS 580 is the top variant which gets a 4-wheel drive system. Electric motor has been installed on both the axles of this model. This model offers 509 bhp power and 828 Newton meter peak torque. This car can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in just 4.1 seconds.
Unique design of EQS
The Mercedes-Benz EQS has been given an aerodynamic design to reduce air pressure and provide more range. Mercedes has used the new MBUX hyperscreen in this SUV. This hyperscreen would combine three separate screens to form one giant screen. This screen spans the full width of the dashboard. The MBUX serves as both the screen, instrument cluster and entertainment system.
Charges in very less time
Talking about charging, this SUV gets charged up to 10-80 percent in just 35 minutes with the help of a fast charger. The Mercedes-Benz EQS will first go on sale in the European and US markets. This will be followed by the crossover models of EQE, EQS and EQE. All these electric cars are being built on a modular platform that will have the same wheelbase and battery pack.
Will launch 6 electric models this year
Let us tell you that Mercedes-Benz had already announced the launch of 6 different electric models of the EQ range by the end of 2022. The company will bring the flagship sedans EQA, EQB, EQE and EQS under the EQ brand. Not only this, the company is also going to bring 25 new plug-in hybrid models by 2025. The company will launch these cars in the international market according to the availability of infrastructure.
The Mercedes-Benz EQS is the electric version of the company’s S-Class sedan and will be the first to be launched in the EQ series. The Mercedes-Benz EQS will be manufactured at its Springfield plant in Germany and will be made available for sale in mid-2022.