27 Sep 2020: Ahead of launch, Mercedes-Benz EQS sedan found testing at Nurburgring
In the latest development, a highly camouflaged test mule of the car has been spotted testing at the Nürburgring race track.
As per the spy shots, the car will sport an LED strip on the boot-lid, door-mounted ORVMs, but has extremely low ground clearance.
Exteriors: Mercedes-Benz EQS: At a glance
Mercedes-Benz EQS will be the company's flagship model under the EQ sub-brand and shall be based on the Modular Electric Architecture (MEA).
It will have an eye-catching look, featuring a sloping roofline, a wide grey-colored grille with a charging port in its center, and sleek headlamps.
On the sides, the sedan will be flanked by blacked-out B-pillars, door-mounted ORVMs, and blacked-out designer alloy wheels.
Interiors: A peek inside the cabin
Not much is known about the interiors of Mercedes-Benz EQS as of now. However, it should have a spacious cabin with a large sunroof, automatic climate control, and a steering wheel with adaptive cruise control.
The sedan should pack a touchscreen infotainment unit with support for connectivity options.
As for the passengers' safety, there should be airbags and an automated emergency braking facility.
Engine: Power and performance
The Mercedes-Benz EQS is expected to draw power from twin electric motors (one on each axle) which should come mated to a 100kWh battery pack. The powertrain is likely to have a combined output of 469hp of power and 759.2Nm of torque.
The car should be able to sprint from 0-96km/h in 4.5 seconds and offer a range of 700km in a single charge.
Fact: What about the pricing?
Details pertaining to the pricing and availability of the Mercedes-Benz EQS in India are currently not known. However, it should carry a premium over the S-Class sedan which is priced upwards of Rs. 1.38 crore (ex-showroom).