Mercedes-Benz Malaysia president and CEO, Amanda Zhang, has confirmed that the EQS SUV can be launching in Malaysia this Friday, October 20. She stated this in a Price range 2024 commentary, including that MBM will launch one other EV earlier than the tip of 2023.
“Our momentum continues to develop, as we eagerly anticipate the arrival of the EQS SUV this Friday, with plans to launch one other all-electric mannequin earlier than 12 months finish. These efforts underscore our dedication to offering revolutionary electrical autos and contributing to a extra sustainable future for our prospects in Malaysia,” she stated.
The arrival of the EQS SUV isn’t actually a shock, given the truth that the three-row EV has been round city sporting an attention-grabbing Merdeka-themed livery since independence day.
Mentioned unit is an AMG Line automotive, however what isn’t confirmed is the variant (or variants) that may go on sale in Malaysia. The electrical SUV is accessible in three specs, beginning with the EQS 450+, which has a rear motor providing 360 PS 265 kW) and 568 Nm of torque. Subsequent up is an EQS 450 4Matic, which provides on a entrance motor for all-wheel-drive and a complete of 360 PS and 800 Nm.
On the prime of the tree is the EQS 580 4Matic, which additionally has a dual-motor AWD structure, however packing 544 PS (400 kW) and 858 Nm of torque. All three variants function a 107.8 kWh lithium-ion battery. The RWD EQS 450+ has the longest vary of as much as 660 km on the WLTP cycle. Each the EQS 450 4Matic and EQS 580 4Matic have a claimed 613 km vary.
The EQS SUV is fitted with an 11 kW on-board AC charger, with a full cost taking about 10 hours. There’s a 22 kW AC choice accessible, and this halves the charging time to 5 hours. For DC quick charging, the max fee is 200 kW, and at that fee, going from 10-80% state of cost takes 31 minutes. Click on on these hyperlinks for extra on the EQS SUV and its EQS sedan counterpart.
As for the opposite EV that can be reaching our shores earlier than the 12 months closes, might or not it’s the EQE SUV? The smaller electrical SUV has a 90.6 kWh battery, as much as 408 PS/858 Nm and most claimed vary of 590 km – see extra right here.
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