Mercedes-Benz is set to launch its latest electric vehicle, the Mercedes-Benz EQS 580 4Matic, in India on September 30, 2022, and the company has opened pre-orders for the vehicle at an initial token amount of Rs. 25 lakhs.
This will be the first electric vehicle produced in India at the company’s Chakan facility near Pune, Maharashtra.
The new Mercedes-Benz EQS 580 4MATIC will be the entry-level model in the EQS lineup, which also includes the high-performance Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+, which is priced at Rs. 2.45 crore.
Martin Schwenk, MD & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India said, “It is a memorable milestone in our ‘Make in India’ journey underlining our production accomplishments. Today we are also commencing the bookings of this flagship EV. Our existing customers will have priority deliveries for the vehicle.”
The upcoming Mercedes-Benz EQS 580 4Matic electric sedan will be powered by a 107.8 kWh lithium-ion battery pack and two electric motors, producing 523 bhp and 856 Nm of torque.
According to Mercedes-Benz, the EQS can travel up to 770 kilometers on a single charge and accelerates from 0 to 100 kilometres per hour in 4.3 seconds. It has a top speed of 210 kilometres per hour.
In comparison, the Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ with the same battery pack produces 751 bhp and 1020 Nm of torque. It accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.4 seconds and has a top speed of 250 km/h.
The EQS 580 4Matic has a front blanked-out grille with miniature illuminated three-pointed stars, slightly tweaked front and rear bumpers, and rides on a set of 20-inch alloy wheels. The 56-inch Hyper screen will be available in a variety of interior colour and trim options for the EQS 580 4Matic.
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