Mercedes-Benz is investing a lot in electric cars as is testified by the release of numerous models released in the market. The Mercedes all-electrified S-class sedan – better known as Mercedes EQS features a dual-motor setup and has a mile range of 435 on a single charge. Its mileage, however, is just one of its outstanding features: futuristic design, luxurious intern and autonomous driving technology are just a few examples.
With a price of around $96,000, the Mercedes EQS could become the direct competition of Tesla Model S and Porsche Taycan in 2021. Curious about knowing more? Keep on reading to find out the EQS’ specs, technology, and features.
Battery life and Performance
As we’ve mentioned, the nominal Mercedes EQS mileage is 435 miles. This is made possible by a dual electric motor setup powered by a battery pack of around 100.0 kWh. WHat’s impressive about this electric car, however, is also the charging time.
If you aren’t new to electric cars you know that one of the main issues with cheaper models is the mileage and charging time. Not only they can run for shorter distances, but electric cars usually take hours to be charged. Well, the Mercedes-Benz EQS Electric Sedan features a fast-charging port that allows it to replenish 80% of the battery in 20 minutes!
Performances won’t disappoint you either. Despite its acceleration being a bit slower than some competitors, the Mercedes EQS is still capable of reaching 60mph (from 0) in 4.5 seconds. This means that the car is highly responsive, agile, and fast!
Mercedes-Benz EQS Electric Sedan Price
The Mercedes-Benz EQS Electric Sedan is expected to hit the market in the first half of 2021. Its price will be around $96,000. Just like we’ve said in the opening of our review, for its price and features, Mercedes EQS qualifies as the direct competitor of Tesla Model S (about $80,000), and Porsche Taycan (about $150,000). As you can see, the Mercedes model located itself in the middle of a high-end price range. Truth to tell, the Mercedes EQS can be considered a luxury Electric Car – not only for its price and features but also for its design. The exterior has a futuristic unique look, while the luxurious interiors are like nothing you’ve seen so far. Driving a Mercedes EQ will feel like flying a spaceship!
The Mercedes EQS won’t be for everybody. It’s a high-end electric car with a luxury design: it’s not cheap, and it doesn’t go unnoticed. However, for those who have the budget and don’t mind some attention, this electric car is just astonishing. Those who have always avoided electric cars for their short mile-range or slow charging will now be satisfied by an impressive mileage and super-fast charging.
Furthermore, the Mercedes EQS brings all the advantages of any electric car: zero-emission, fuel-saving, relaxed driving. If electric cars are the cars of the future, with this EQS sedan, Mercedes has taken this principle to heart and built a unique-looking futuristic car.