The Mercedes-EQ sub-brand has recently launched its first model, the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS, with the brand’s signature all-electric feature. Meeting the decades-long luxury standard set by the gas-powered S-Class sedan, this debut long-range EV model features exotic technology blended with unparalleled riding comfort, at a matching price level.
Top Technological Features
This new model is going to be the first-ever long-range electric Mercedes-Benz on the current market. According to the promise made by Mercedes, the EQS is capable of fast DC charging and can be charged from 10% to 80% capacity in just 31 minutes. The model is going to be in the market with two trim levels. The standard one is EQS 450+ features a 329 hp single electric motor and 419 lb-ft of torque. The range estimation of this model is up to 484 miles on a full charge. The quicker version is the EQS 580 4Matic, which comes with an increased robust output of 516 hp and 631 lb-ft. The expected range return is between 410 and 420 miles. The main power source for both models is a 107.8 kWh battery pack.
The interior of EQS is dominated by Mercedes-Benz’s debut ‘Hyperscreen Display’ feature, which is a massive door-to-door single glass dash panel. This gorgeous futuristic display comes with a central infotainment touchscreen, instrument panel, and an optional third touchscreen for the front passenger. With an abundance of space up front, the model also boasts large windows and a massive panoramic sunroof.
The Comfort Level
With and spacious rear-seat headroom, the standard sedan class king-size seats of the car comes with decadently plush cushioning. Adding more adjustments, an executive seat option features heating, cooling, and built-in massage functions, taking the cosseting comfort level up to a notch. It also comes with the promise of buttery smooth ride quality. Barring the outside road and wind noise to enter, the soundproof cabin of EQS features a drag coefficient of 0.2, which is the lowest ever figure for any production vehicle.