Mercedes-Maybach EQS SUV - First Ever All-Electric Luxury SUV From The Legendary Brand
Mercedes-Maybach has introduced the Maybach EQS 680 SUV, which is the legendary brand's first all-electric series model. Based on the technology of the EQS SUV from Mercedes-EQ, the Maybach EQS 680 SUV follows Karl Maybach’s motto of "What is good must also be beautiful".
The Maybach EQS 680 SUV has a stunning design and comes with a spacious interior for a comfortable driving experience. The Maybach EQS SUV sets the new benchmark in the all-electric top-end luxury SUV segment with its consistent interpretation of sophisticated luxury and gets an additional two-tone exterior colour option.
Exterior design of the Mercedes-Maybach EQS 680 SUVThe Mercedes-Maybach EQS SUV flaunts a stunning stance with an eye-catchy design. Instead of the Maybach ornament, the vehicle features a Mercedes star on the hood, while a striking black panel front carries the specific Maybach radiator grille with vertical chrome bars, MAYBACH branding can be found in a decorative strip just above the grills. Front bumper trims are decorated with a Maybach symbol design pattern. The high-tech element for the radar sensors is now fully integrated.
The DIGITAL LIGHT headlights greet the driver 'welcome and goodbye' with a light show while the passengers are greeted by an animated projection from the doors. Mercedes-Maybach enriches the dynamic purpose design of the EQS SUV from Mercedes-EQ with exclusive elements drawing Maybach's transition towards the age of electromobility.
A Maybach emblem on the D-pillar and the EQS lettering is present at the front window triangle. Chrome styling can be seen around the windows and on the B-pillars, At the rear, the backlights travel across the tailgate. Chrome trim elements are present on the tailgate, rear apron and spoiler lip. The noticeable wheel arches enhance the SUV’s design, while the all-electric Maybach offers a choice of exclusive 21 or 22-inch alloy and forged wheels with exquisitely designed wheel hub caps.
The Mercedes-Maybach EQS gets the brand's signature two-tone paintwork with a hand-applied pinstripe, available in five colour combinations: high-tech silver/obsidian black, high-tech silver/nautical blue, obsidian black/selenite grey, obsidian black/Kalahari gold and velvet brown/onyx black.
Interior design of the Maybach EQS 680 SUVInside the Cabin, the Maybach EQS SUV features three screens: a driver's display, a centre infotainment screen and a passenger's display. The large MBUX Hyperscreen with display unit houses all three screens. In basic settings of the central infotainment display, the navigation map is the main focus while the driver can perform most usual tasks without changing the application.
For rear passengers, the Mercedes-Maybach EQS SUV also includes two 11.6-inch displays placed on the backrests of the front seats with MBUX High-End Rear Seat Entertainment as standard, it also gets an MBUX rear tablet which can be used for controlling the MBUX Interior Assist. The SUV gets the standard 15-speaker Burmester 4D surround sound system with Dolby Atmos immersive audio experience.
The interior of Mercedes-Maybach EQS SUV comes standard with Maybach Exclusive Nappa leather in espresso brown/balao brown pearl as standard and Macchiato beige/bronze brown pearl as an option. Crystal white/silver grey pearl Maybach MANUFAKTUR Exceptional Nappa leather is offered for a more refined look, all interior leather is sustainably processed, combining luxury with sustainability. Brown open-pore MANUFAKTUR walnut wood, flowing black MANUFAKTUR piano lacquer lines, and brown open-pore MANUFAKTUR birch wood are all used as decorative elements. The Maybach emblem is can be seen throughout the cabin.
Technical Specs of Mercedes-Maybach EQS SUVDriven by two electric motors, the Maybach EQS 680 SUV has an output of 650 horsepower and 950Nm of torque. The luxury SUV accelerates from 0 to 100kmph in 4.4 seconds and has a top speed of 210kmph. It gets 4MATIC all-wheel drive as standard.
The Maybach EQS offers the standard DYNAMIC SELECT driving programs ECO, SPORT, OFFROAD, and INDIVIDUAL, along with a unique MAYBACH drive program. The luxury SUV gets AIRMATIC suspension with continuously adjustable damping ADS+ as standard to keep the occupants comfortable.
Charging and Range of the all-electric Mercedes-Maybach EQS SUVThe Mercedes-Maybach EQS 680 SUV gets a 108.4kWh battery pack that provides a range of up to 600km. The battery gets charged from 10 to 80 per cent by a three-phase 22kW AC charger in 6.15 hours but gets the same charge in 31 minutes from a 200kW DC fast charging station.
A word from the Mercedes OfficialsOla Källenius, Chairman of the Board of Management Mercedes-Benz Group AG said, “Mercedes-Maybach customers expect the extraordinary, and we aim to exceed their high expectations. The Mercedes‑Maybach EQS SUV unites our ambition to lead in digital and electric with our focus on the luxury segment. The very first all-electric vehicle from Mercedes-Maybach complements the best technologies from Mercedes‑Benz with the extra comfort and individual details that are only available from Mercedes‑Maybach."
Gorden Wagener, Chief Design Officer Mercedes-Benz Group AG said, “The Mercedes-Maybach EQS SUV is our first all-electric, full-size luxury SUV. At Mercedes-Maybach we strive to add the shine of the extraordinary to the beautiful. The interior is an emotional and stylish statement. The lounge character promises luxurious travel at the highest level. Together with the innovative, progressive SUV proportions, we are completely redefining the SUV luxury of the future.”
Daniel Lescow, Head of Mercedes-Maybach, Mercedes-Benz Group AG said, “The Mercedes-Maybach EQS SUV is a milestone in our brand history. For us, it embodies nothing less than the redefinition of automotive excellence in the age of electromobility. Our customers can look forward to an absolutely top-class electric driving experience – with the aura of the extraordinary that is typical of Maybach.”