Mercedes-Benz India is all set to develop its EV line-up with not one however two new launches this yr. Following the launch of the made-in-India EQS The flagship electrical sedan, the model will deliver the all-electric EQB SUV to India in This autumn of 2022.
- Mercedes EQB SUV India launch by late 2022
- Based mostly on the GLB SUV bought abroad
- EQS sedan to have a claimed 750km vary in India
Mercedes EQB all-electric SUV will get a 3 row cabin
In contrast to the EQS, the EQB SUV just isn’t a born-electric car, however relies on the ICE Mercedes GLB SUV which is bought overseas. The EQB is a seven-seater SUV that will get a number of EQ-specific updates, comparable to a blanked-off entrance grille and full-width LED gentle bar on the rear. The inside can be largely much like the ICE-powered GLB. Globally, the EQB is obtainable in two states of tune – a 228hp, dual-motor 300 4Matic guise and a higher-spec 292hp, twin motor 350 4Matic guise, however Mercedes hasn’t but confirmed which will probably be dropped at India.
Mercedes EQS 580 to have a claimed 750km vary in India
Mercedes-Benz India has confirmed it’ll launch its all-electric EQS sedan across the festive season this yr, and, as we’ve reported earlier than, will probably be regionally assembled. What’s extra, the model has now confirmed will probably be the topspec EQS 580 4Matic that will probably be launched. It makes use of a twin motor set-up – one on every axle – giving it all-wheel drive and a mixed output of 523hp and 856Nm. Energy is saved in a 107.8kWh (internet) lithium-ion battery and that endows the EQS 580 with a claimed vary of as much as 770km on the WLTP take a look at cycle. In India, the EQS is more likely to have an ARAI-claimed vary of roughly 750km.
The EQS for India will get the signature Hyperscreen infotainment unit as normal. It’s a one-piece curved panel that stretches throughout the width of the dashboard and homes three shows – dials, infotainment and one for the entrance passenger. We now have additionally discovered that the India-spec automobile will journey on 19-inch wheels.
The EQS would be the first EV to be assembled on the model’s Chakan plant. Its born-electric EVA skateboard platform is shared with no current regionally constructed mannequin, and so Mercedes is already within the technique of upgrading its manufacturing strains to assemble the automobile, together with putting in the advanced Hyperscreen,
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