The Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV, with seven seats as standard, is now on sale in the UK with prices starting at £129,170 for the AMG Line Premium Plus version.
At launch two variants of the EQS SUV will be available, both with a 108.4 kWh battery; the four-wheel drive EQS 450 4MATIC which features up to 365 miles of range, or alternatively the four-wheel drive EQS 580 4MATIC, with up to 364 miles of range. The EQS SUV has a maximum ultra-rapid charging rate of 200 kW.
The EQS 450 4MATIC has a power output of 265 kW and torque of 800 Nm; the EQS 580 4MATIC has a power output of 400 kW and torque of 858 Nm.
The Mercedes-Benz Hyperscreen, with its three high definition OLED displays, is available, coming as standard on the EQS 580, and as an option on the EQS 450 Premium Plus.
Also included is the latest generation MBUX infotainment system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, USB-C and wireless charging and a Head-up display for the driver.
The voice control-based ‘Hey Mercedes’ interior assistant can be used to ask MBUX to control all sorts of vehicle functions, from interior lighting colours, to directions to the nearest EV rapid charger.
The EQS 450 4MATIC has a 0-62 acceleration time of 6.0 seconds, while the EQS 580 4MATIC has a time of just 4.6 seconds.
Rear-wheel steering of 10 degrees is standard, offering improved agility when manoeuvring at slower speeds.
Off-road the EQS SUV is capable of raising its ride height by 25mm using the standard AIRMATIC air suspension, with the dynamic select driving modes now also having a dedicated OFF ROAD mode. There’s a set of dedicated off-road displays for MBUX and a specific screen for the heads-up display.
Special acoustic foams as well as rubber insulation of the electric drive units have been used to reduce interior cabin noise.
Two model lines will be available for both the Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV 450 4MATIC and EQS SUV 580 4MATIC: Premium Plus and Business Class.