Mercedes-Benz has launched its second all-electric mannequin in India, however in contrast to the EQC – which was primarily based on the GLC SUV – the newly launched EQS is a floor up all-electric automobile, and its the German automaker’s first automobile primarily based on its EVA2 platform. The EQS is actually an electrical counterpart of
The AMG EQS will get a barely larger coefficient of drag than the usual EQS.
With few electrical automobiles on supply within the Indian market, the Mercedes-AMG EQS faces no direct competitors, being priced at Rs. 2.45 crore. However there are a couple of automobiles which provide some comparable facets of the EQS. The quick and most obvious competitors is from the Audi RS e-tron GT & the Porsche Taycan Turbo S. Each of these EVs supply an identical sporty efficiency, however are considerably shorter when it comes to rear seat consolation. Then again is Mercedes’ very personal Maybach S580, which provides even larger luxurious & consolation options at an identical price ticket of the AMG EQS 53, however is simply accessible with an inner combustion engine (ICE). Lets story a take a look at the pricing of every one among them.
Audi RS e-tron GT
The Audi RS e-Tron GT is Audi’s religious successor to the R8 sports activities automobile, and it absolutely appears the half. The automobile shares its underpinnings with different Volkswagen group EVs just like the Porsche Taycan. The automobile is unsurprisingly the happiest out on the highway, and it additionally bagged the Sports activities Automotive of the Yr title on the 2022 carandbike Awards. Priced at Rs. 1.89 crore (Ex-showroom), the Audi RS e-tron GT is essentially the most reasonably priced of the lot. It does fall quick on the specs in addition to luxurious, however with a price ticket that is 56 lakhs lesser than the EQS, its nonetheless a terrific providing for somebody in search of an electrical sports activities sedan.
The RS e-tron GT’s 0.100 time of three.Three seconds is an identical to that of the AMG EQS 53.
The e-tron GT is accessible in two avatars and each use the identical 93.four kWh lithium-ion battery pack – shared additionally with the Porsche Taycan. However in contrast to the usual GT that has a 522 bhp output and 630 Nm of torque, on the RS you get 637 bhp, together with 830 Nm of torque. The automobile will get twin synchronous motors – one every on the entrance and rear axle, and this leads to Quattro all-wheel-drive functionality too. The RS does 0-100 kmph in 3.Three seconds, and its high pace is restricted to 250 kmph.
Porsche Taycan Turbo S
The Porsche Taycan is extensively considered a driver’s EV, and the World Luxurious Automotive and World Efficiency Automotive titles on the 2020 World Automotive Awards are a sworn statement to that. The Taycan Turbo S is the highest of the road variant, and although it does not have a turbo inside it for apparent causes, it’s nonetheless named Turbo to suggest the large quantity of efficiency on supply. The Turbo S places out an an identical 751 bhp because the AMG EQS, and provides much more torque at a whopping 1,050 Nm as in comparison with 1,020 Nm within the EQS. The Porsche Taycan Turbo S is priced at Rs. 2.34 crore (Ex-showroom), and although its quicker than the EQS, it provides the least vary of the three EVs right here and falls quick on the posh of the 3-pointed star sporting automobiles too, therefore the lesser price ticket.
The Porsche Taycan Turbo is the quickest of this comparability, with 1,050 Nm of instantaneous torque pushing it alongside the best way.
For many years now, the identify S-Class has been deeply embedded on the planet of luxurious cars. Mercedes-Benz’s flagship mannequin has set benchmarks every era for ranges of consolation, refinement, and sound isolation from the skin world, which even a lot greater and costlier automobiles would solely comply with up on. The Mercedes-Maybach S-Class multiplies the posh quotient of the S-Class and takes it up a number of notches. The S580 variant could not even come near the efficiency ranges of the AMG EQS 53, nevertheless it greater than makes up for it within the consolation division. The Mercedes-Maybach S580 is priced at Rs. 2.50 crore (Ex-showroom), which places it proper within the combine with the AMG EQS, and for these in search of extra luxurious and can maybe by no means get behind the wheel themselves, the Maybach S580 proves to be a greater providing, albeit in a non-electric kind.
The Mercedes-Maybach S580 proves to be a greater luxurious providing, albeit in a non-electric kind.
Value Comparability of Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ vs Rivals:
|Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+||Rs. 2,45,00,000/-|
|Audi RS e-tron GT||Rs. 1,89,00,000/-|
|Porsche Taycan Turbo S||Rs. 2,33,84,000/-|
|Mercedes-Maybach S580||Rs. 2,50,00,000/-|