Mercedes-Benz has launched its second all-electric mannequin in India, however not like the EQC – which was based mostly on the GLC SUV – the newly launched EQS is a floor up all-electric car, and its the German automaker’s first automotive based mostly on its EVA2 platform. The EQS is basically an electrical counterpart of
The AMG EQS will get a barely increased coefficient of drag than the usual EQS.
With few electrical automobiles 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 automobiles which supply some comparable facets of the EQS. The rapid and most obvious competitors is from the Audi RS e-tron GT & the Porsche Taycan Turbo S. Each of these EVs provide the same sporty efficiency, however are considerably shorter by way of rear seat consolation. However is Mercedes’ very personal Maybach S580, which affords even increased luxurious & consolation options at the same price ticket of the AMG EQS 53, however is just accessible with an inside 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 automotive, and it certainly appears to be like the half. The automotive shares its underpinnings with different Volkswagen group EVs just like the Porsche Taycan. The automotive is unsurprisingly the happiest out on the highway, 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 reasonably priced of the lot. It does fall brief 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 similar to that of the AMG EQS 53.
The e-tron GT is out there 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 automotive 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 prime pace 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 a sworn statement to that. The Taycan Turbo S is the highest of the road variant, and though 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 affords 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 though its quicker than the EQS, it affords the least vary of the three EVs right here and falls brief on the luxurious of the 3-pointed star carrying automobiles 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 planet of luxurious cars. Mercedes-Benz’s flagship mannequin has set benchmarks every technology 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 luxurious quotient of the S-Class and takes it up a number of notches. The S580 variant might 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/-|