Mercedes-Benz has launched its second all-electric mannequin in India, however not like 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 basically an electrical counterpart of
The AMG EQS will get a barely greater coefficient of drag than the usual EQS.
With few electrical vehicles on provide 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 vehicles which supply some comparable features of the EQS. The speedy and most obvious competitors is from the Audi RS e-tron GT & the Porsche Taycan Turbo S. Each of these EVs provide an identical sporty efficiency, however are considerably shorter when it comes to rear seat consolation. Then again is Mercedes’ very personal Maybach S580, which gives even greater luxurious & consolation options at an identical price ticket of the AMG EQS 53, however is just obtainable with an inner combustion engine (ICE). Lets story a have 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 certainly seems to be 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 street, and it additionally bagged the Sports activities Automotive of the 12 months title on the 2022 carandbike Awards. Priced at Rs. 1.89 crore (Ex-showroom), the Audi RS e-tron GT is essentially the most inexpensive 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 an awesome providing for somebody looking for an electrical sports activities sedan.
The RS e-tron GT’s 0.100 time of three.Three seconds is similar 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 not like 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 ends in Quattro all-wheel-drive functionality too. The RS does 0-100 kmph in 3.Three seconds, and its prime velocity is restricted to 250 kmph.
Porsche Taycan Turbo S
The Porsche Taycan is broadly thought to be a driver’s EV, and the World Luxurious Automotive and World Efficiency Automotive titles on the 2020 World Automotive Awards are an affidavit 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 indicate the massive quantity of efficiency on provide. The Turbo S places out an similar 751 bhp because the AMG EQS, and gives 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 gives the least vary of the three EVs right here and falls quick on the luxurious of the 3-pointed star sporting vehicles too, therefore the lesser price ticket.
The Porsche Taycan Turbo is the quickest of this comparability, with 1,050 Nm of immediate torque pushing it alongside the way in which.
For many years now, the identify S-Class has been deeply embedded on the earth of luxurious cars. Mercedes-Benz’s flagship mannequin has set benchmarks every era for ranges of consolation, refinement, and sound isolation from the surface world, which even a lot greater and costlier vehicles would solely comply with up on. The Mercedes-Maybach S-Class multiplies the luxurious 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 looking for 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/-|