Mercedes Benz’s first electric sedan, the EQS, was officially launched in China. It is the first model to be constructed using the new EVA platform. It is positioned as a luxury big fully electric car as the premier vehicle of the Mercedes-Benz EQ lineup.
The Mercedes EQS features the most recent design elements from the EQ family. The new car features a family-style “dark night star emblem” closed grille that may be upgraded to a three-dimensional star emblem pattern “dark night star array” closed grille. The two sides are outfitted with smart digital headlights that have a scientific and technological feel to them, with up to 1.3 million micro lenses to provide outstanding lighting effects, a lighting resolution of up to 2.6 million pixels, and a through-type LED light strip connection in the middle.
The side body has smooth and gentle lines, a bow-shaped design, and a through-type taillight at the back that reflects the front and back. The new car’s length, width, and height are 5216/1926/1512 mm, respectively, and its wheelbase is 3201 mm. It’s advertised as a the first electric luxury car.
Mercedes-Benz EQS’s interior exudes a sense of future technology. It boasts a super-sized Hyperscreen ultra-connected screen that is seamlessly paired with three large screens, 12 sensors that provide clear and textured tactile input, and a built-in NVIDIA Xavier AI chip.
Furthermore, the car is the first mass-produced vehicle to have the MBUX Hyperscreen technology. It contains an 8-core CPU, 24GB of RAM, and hardware with a bandwidth of 46.6GB/s.
Mercedes EQS will be available in two version: EQS 450 + and EQS 580 4MATIC. The EQS 450 + has a single-motor rear drive system, with a maximum power of 245kW (333 horsepower) and a maximum torque of 568Nm, while the EQS 580 4MATIC + versions use front and rear drive.
It is powered by dual motors and has a maximum power of 385kW (524 horsepower), a maximum torque of 855Nm, a 0 to 100 km/h acceleration time of 4.3 seconds, and rear-wheel steering. The Mercedes-Benz EQS has a battery capacity of 111.8kWh. According to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the EQS 450+ offers two battery life variants with mileage of 813km and 849km, while the EQS 580 4MATIC+ has a range of 720km.