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Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4Matic+ launched at Rs 2.45 crore | Autocar India

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The EQS 53 makes 761hp and has a variety of upto 586 km on a single cost.

Mercedes has launched its range-topping EV sedan – the EQS – within the Indian market with the launch of the Mercedes-AMG EQS 53. Priced at Rs 2.45 crore, it prices Rs 88 lakh greater than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and Rs 1.46 crore greater than the EQC – Mercedes’ different EV on sale in India. 

  • EQS 53 to return to India as a CBU
  • Dynamic Plus package deal customary on India-spec automotive
  • Debuts Mercedes’ Hyperscreen in India

The Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 will come to India as a CBU, and later, Mercedes-Benz can even launch a non-AMG model of the EQS – the EQS 580 – which can be regionally assembled.

Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4Matic+: energy, battery, vary particulars

The EQS 53 packs a 400V, 107.eight kWh lithium-ion battery which might cost at speeds of as much as 200kW with a quick charger. It additionally will get bespoke wiring that helps help efficiency and offers the EQS 53 a variety of as much as 586 km and AMG claims that the battery administration has been tweaked to assist the automotive obtain higher efficiency in Sport and Sport+ modes.

The EV options an AMG-specific electrical motor on every axle, and the India-spec fashions come outfitted with Dynamic Plus package deal as customary. With the Dynamic Plus pack, the EQS 53 makes 761hp in Race Begin mode, and with enhance operate activated, the utmost torque produced stands at 1020Nm. Mercedes-AMG claims that the EQS 53 can go from 0-100 in 3.four seconds and has a prime pace of 250kph.

The EQS 53 options multi-link entrance and rear suspension, however AMG states that it has reworked elements, together with the rear axle beam, and each the subframe and motor mountings. Additionally it is outfitted with AMG’s Journey Management+ air suspension, which works at the side of electronically managed energetic dampers and rear-axle steering.

The mannequin additionally will get a number of AMG driving modes which adjusts the suspension, dealing with, energy supply and battery administration, in addition to altering the synthesised sound. Moreover, EQS 53 homeowners also can set up updates for the battery administration system over the air.

The EQS 53 additionally comes with AMG Monitor Tempo – a software program that completely information over 80 automobile particular information like pace and acceleration whereas driving on the racetrack.

The EQS additionally will get 21-inch wheels and high-performance AMG brakes as customary, with bigger ceramic brakes accessible as an choice. New AMG modes can be found as a part of the usual EQS Sound Expertise system and embody a efficiency setting for Dynamic Plus fashions that provides “occasion sounds” for all automobile features.

Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4Matic+: exterior design and aerodynamics

Over its clean and well-rounded cab-forward design, the EQS 53 will get various bespoke AMG styling parts, lots of which resemble the traditional design traits discovered on AMG’s ICE-powered automobiles. These embody a bespoke black panel entrance grille with ‘hot-stamped’ chrome vertical struts, and a reworked entrance bumper. Whereas the AMG mannequin matches the 0.23Cd of the usual EQS, AMG says that it has carried out wind tunnel testing to optimise the airflow, and therefore, have reworked the rear diffuser, facet air intakes and given it a much bigger rear spoiler.

Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4Matic+: inside and options 

On the within, the Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4Matic+ debuts Mercedes’ ‘Hyperscreen’ in India. The ‘Hyperscreen’ is actually made up of three screens joined collectively by one steady glass panel, which stretches pillar-to-pillar throughout the size of the dashboard. The motive force and entrance passenger get 12.3-inch screens every, whereas the infotainment display within the centre is a bigger 17.7-inch unit. It will get a 24GB RAM and eight CPUs.

The EQS 53’s cabin provides some sportier parts like a carbon fibre trim and an alcantara end on the door pads and the steering wheel. By way of options, the EQS 53 will get gear like a 64-colour ambient lighting, Burmester sound system, massaging seats and non-compulsory Nappa leather-based. 

Mercedes-Benz will introduce the usual EQS within the 580 guise subsequent month, and in contrast to the AMG mannequin, it is going to come to India by way of the CKD route. We now have pushed this mannequin and you’ll learn our evaluation right here or watch our video

Mercedes-Benz to set-up extremely quick charging community

Mercedes-Benz additionally introduced that they may set-up the most important “ultra-fast charging” community, which, the carmaker says, will cowl 80 p.c of India by the top of 2022. These will embody 180kW Extremely Quick DC chargers (over 20), 60kW Quick DC chargers (over 20) and 22kW AC chargers (over 100). The quick charging community can be unique to Mercedes-Benz prospects, and free for the primary 12 months solely. For the EQS 53, Mercedes-AMG is providing a battery guarantee of as much as 10 years or 2,50,000km.

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