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Mercedes-Benz EQS

Mercedes-Benz EQS: 477 mile range, 186 miles of charge in 15 minutes

The all-electric Mercedes-Benz EQS is the world’s most aerodynamic production vehicle, with a drag coefficient of just 0.20. This contributes to its electric range of up to 477 miles (WLTP). The first model on the market in the UK will be the rear-wheel drive EQS 450+.

With a fast-charging capacity of up to 200 kW, up to 186 miles (WLTP) of charge can be gained in just 15 minutes. At home or at public charging stations, the EQS can be charged with up to 22 kW with AC using the on-board charger. In Japan, bidirectional charging with the EQS will also be possible.

With Plug & Charge, Mercedes me Charge allows you to drive up to a chargepoint and to plug-in and start charging without any messing around with phone apps, cards, or any form of payment. Mercedes me Charge has the densest network of charging points, with more than 500,000 in 31 countries, including over 200,000 in Europe. With IONITY Unlimited, all European Mercedes me Charge customers can use the fast charging network free of charge for one year.

The standard rear-axle steering has a steering angle of up to 4.5 degrees. Alternatively, rear-axle steering with a steering angle of up to ten degrees can be ordered or subsequently activated by an upgrade over the air. This enables a turning circle of 10.9 metres for the EQS, which is over five metres long. This is equivalent to the turning circle of many models in the compact class.

The Mercedes-Benz EQS features the MBUX Hyperscreen which is a large, curved screen unit that stretches all the way across the dashboard (this is actually three screens sitting under a cover glass and appearing to merge into one) and includes a 12.3-inch OLED display exclusively for the front passenger.

The Mercedes-Benz EQS goes on sale in late summer, when UK pricing and specification will be confirmed, with the first UK deliveries expected at the end of the year.