2022 Mercedes Benz EQS redefines lavishness and promises incredible performance

2022 Mercedes Benz EQS

Mercedes-Benz ultimately has taken the curtains off its latest EQS electric sedan. The gigantically lavish car can generate up to 516 hp and can meet 475 miles. It can effortlessly meet the benchmark of 0-60 in just 4.1 seconds being at its best of 130 mph. Now EQS is going to be the first all-out electric Mercedes Benz to hit the roads of the United States.

News around this new Mercedes-Benz has been surfacing in regular intervals. Earlier this month, details around its recommended range of 478 miles for EQS 450+, along with EQS 580 were made available. The single motor 450+ edition comes with 329 hp along 406 pound-feet torque, which indeed is adequate for meeting 0-60 sprint in 5.5 seconds. According to Mercedes, they are not sure about meeting a similar range within the EPA test cycle, though they are hopeful to cross at least 400 miles.

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This 2022 EQS is going to lock horns with the Porsche Taycan, Audi E-Tron GT, and Tesla Model S in the United States, after hitting the stores in fall 2021. The EQS is going to bring incredible safety features and promises whole arrangements for the user’s comfort, ranging from lane centering, automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, to adaptive cruise control. According to Mercedes, the EQS comes with an integrated wireless smartphone and facility of device charging, including six USB-C charging ports.

Now both these can only match the highest speed of 130, which indeed is not very significant in comparison with the standard set by Tesla. However, one must consider that these are after all not the AMG models. Moreover, as far as the native performance segment of Mercedes is concerned, the straight-line speed has never really been an issue.

Coming to dual-motor, the EQS 580 comes with 516 hp along 611 lb-ft, and can meet 0-60 times in 4.1 seconds. Well, the only thing common about both is the maximum speed, which is 130 mph. There is a back-end axle steering unit available in 4.5 degrees and 10-degree versions, along with adaptive air suspension.

The interior of the electric sedan was revealed by Mercedes in March, including the incredible “Hyperscreen” establishment along with OLED displays with the 56-inch glass surface.

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It’s apparent that Mercedes has emphasized a lot on styles working meticulously on it. Specifically, the taillights featuring captivating helical LED elements, and the sturdy front grille with compact Mercedes logos look really cool. Each of the headlights comes with striped elements to hold EQS with S-Class.

On a whole, the EQS falls into the larger segments of Sedan. However, it has been designed really smart to meet well with the styling. The 205.4 inches long vehicle thus is only a couple of inches smaller in comparison to S-Class. The best part, Mercedes makes most of this size through the EVA platform, which is meant explicitly for S-Class. Interestingly, the wheels have been pushed further towards the edge of the car thus providing a shorter hood in comparison to the S-Class, but have stretched the cabin providing an incredibly aerodynamic windshield.

2023 Mercedes Benz EQ SUV will Mark its Entry into Fully EV Cars Lineup

Bringing an electric SUV into the mainstream automobile market has been a challenge even for Tesla.

Every other auto brand including the big wigs like Ford, Mercedes and BMW has been pushing it towards the next five years to make all their cars electric. The 2023 Mercedes Benz EQ SUV is one such addition that will mark the company’s entry into fully electric, large cars that could accommodate the entire family.

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In the past few years, all major brands confirmed that they are still working on fully electric cars. The research is taking them many years as expected but this particular crossover SUV from Mercedes Benz will be out much earlier than we might have assumed. The company says that they will be bringing it to the stores in 2022 which is just two years to go but it will still be considered a 2023 model. The car was spotted on the road as it was completely camouflaged and it is still a prototype. Besides, the final version cannot be confirmed so early in its lifecycle and it would take another year or so before the SUV goes into production.

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Apart from the EQS sedan, the other EQE variants were also spotted on road. It is evident that Mercedes doesn’t want to miss the opportunity and jump deep into the competitive world of fully electric cars. After all, all major brands are going to compete in this segment without any brand advantage of uniqueness as it is a completely new platform for everyone at the same time. It is being speculated that the new car built on the Electric Vehicle Architecture from Mercedes will have a potential driving range of up to 400 miles, making it extremely powerful and reliable for long travel.

Mid-Sized and Large SUVs

The 2023 Mercedes Benz EQ SUV is more of a lineup of multiple large SUVs rather than just one car. Instead of waiting for different models to be revealed at regular intervals, Mercedes is planning to bring in both mid-sized cars and large ones at the same time. They will vary in pricing but the underlying electric architecture will remain the same. It will provide buyers more variants to choose from but will get them all onboard within the concept of electric cars.

The brand has further planned for compact electric cars which are known as the MMA and will be revealed in 2025.

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Mercedes EQ The Next Gen All-Electric Car Series Is Coming Soon

The all-electric car season has officially started as yet another big brand in the automobile industry, Mercedes Benz joins the race with their all-new EQ series.

All future models sporting an electric motor and powered by a battery will fall under the Mercedes EQ category. The information comes from a reliable source and we couldn’t agree more with the name. The pure EV range of models will soon be rolled out in stores, possibly in the year 2018. It seems to be the lucky charm for every brand out there including Chevrolet, Mercedes, Nissan, Porsche, Tesla and everyone else out there.

Automakers believe that they will have at least two years to complete the production phase and come up with newer technology to enable bigger batteries that offer increased mile range. The latest benchmark is 200 miles as set by Tesla’s Model 3 and Chevrolet Bolt. Both these models are yet to get launched. The numbers are based on the official promotion and interview statement provided by the brand’s top executives. BMW is keen on building their I series models. Mercedes is planning to create a separate brand for the EQ electric cars so that the conventional gasoline powered models could be produced as always.

After all, buyers aren’t going to magically switch to all-electric vehicles in a day or so. Despite the big reach the technology has, petrol and diesel engines are still favored throughout the globe. Setting up proper charging stations for EVs would take time which ensures that the conventional powertrains are here to stay for at least a decade or more.

Mercedes has filed for a trademark EQ and it will be used as a prefix for all electric cars. They have not only registered the EQ but has gone for a series of trademark acquisitions for different names including MEQ, EQA, EQB till EQX. That’s so many alphabet combinations to cover and probably the auto brand is going to launch at least a dozen cars or more using these names.

When questioned about the trademark, both the spokesperson and top officials refused to comment. However, the electric motor trend is brewing in Mercedes and it won’t be long before an official announcement is made. An electric vehicle architecture is also under development to allow all future models to be mounted on them with enough space for the large batteries. Multiple sedans, coupe, small cars and SUVs powered by electric motors is in the cards.