Mercedes-Benz has launched its flagship electrical SUV, the EQS, which is accessible to order now priced from £129,710.
The brand new mannequin is predicated on the German automotive maker’s bespoke electrical automobile (EV) platform and subsequently shares powertrains and expertise with the EQS saloon.
Two variations might be provided from launch: the EQS 450 4MATIC, which options as much as 365 miles of vary, or the EQS 580 4MATIC, with as much as 364 miles. Each use a twin-motor association, giving all-wheel drive, and the identical 108kWh battery pack.
The 450 develops 360PS and may speed up from 0-62mph in six seconds, whereas the 580 takes simply 4.6 seconds because of its 544PS output.
Airmatic air suspension and four-wheel steering comes as customary on all fashions to enhance agility and trip consolation, it additionally enhances the automotive’s off highway functionality.
Two trim ranges are provided with a excessive stage of ordinary gear. AMG Line Premium Plus consists of nappa leather-based upholstery, heated and cooled entrance seats, a heated steering wheel, panoramic roof, 360-degree digital camera and Burmester sound system.
For an additional £7,995, patrons can equip the EQS SUV with the Hyper Display screen pack, which turns the dashboard into one big touchscreen. The usual setup utilises a 12.8-inch central show and a separate digital instrument cluster.
Mercedes has launched a brand new range-topping Enterprise Class trim stage for the EQS SUV, which incorporates the Hyper Display screen in addition to massaging seats and rear media screens for passengers.
The EQS SUV will sit on the high of the model’s electrical line-up. It will be joined by the smaller EQE SUV next year.
Mercedes-Benz has confirmed it can refocus its mannequin line-up in high-profit luxury segments, dropping cheaper models.
The model plans to develop into a ‘devoted pure-play luxurious automotive firm’ and can goal three segments: top-end luxurious, core luxurious and entry luxurious.