Mercedes-Benz to launch two new EVs in 2022: made-in-India electric S-Class and EQB SUV – Times of India

Mercedes-Benz launched EQS Electric Sedan In the Indian market tomorrow at a starting price of Rs 2.45 crore (ex-showroom). For now, the only performance-oriented AMG EQS The 53 4MATIC+ variant of the car has been launched in India, but at its launch event, Mercedes-Benz confirmed that the locally assembled EQS 580 will be introduced soon next month.
made in India The EQS will definitely outperform the AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+. EQS 580 4MATIC Could be offered with a dual electric motor setup that produces 516 hp of maximum power and 855 Nm of peak torque along with an all-wheel drive system. The foreign-spec EQS ​​580 4MATIC can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in just 4.1 seconds.
Compared to the Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+, which is now available in India, the EQS 580 4MATIC gets slightly undersized alloy wheels, with an attached grille. mercedes Recalls the tri-star pattern (in place of vertical chrome slats), and of course the AMG bits as well. However, with a drag coefficient of 0.20, the EQS 580 AMG is slightly more aerodynamic than the EQS 53 4MATIC+.

Mercedes-Benz also confirmed that the Made-in-India will be all-electric after the launch of the EQS EQB The seven-seat SUV – which will become the first 7-seat luxury EV in the Indian market when it arrives later this year. With EQB, Mercedes-Benz aims to take practicality on electric cars to a whole new level.
The EQB will also be offered with a dual-motor configuration, however, we expect it to be less powerful than the EQS 580. In addition, the locally assembled EQS sedan will be offered with the iconic MBUX hyperscreen with three displays embedded in one. , while the EQB is expected to be offered with the standard MBUX system consisting of two digital screens linked together – the instrument cluster and infotainment system.
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