Mercedes-Benz has walked again an earlier plan to allow homeowners of sure electrical automobiles the power to unlock most efficiency by way of subscription solely.
The on-demand function may be bought on-line on the Mercedes Me Join Retailer and put in by way of an over-the-air replace, that means a go to to a dealership is not required.
For the EQE 350 and EQE SUV 350, Acceleration Enhance boosts output from 288 to 348 hp, which ends up in the 0-60 mph time dropping by 0.9 seconds to five.1 seconds for the EQE 350, and by one second to five.2 seconds for the EQE 350 SUV.
For the EQS 450 and EQS SUV 450, the function boosts output from 355 to 435 hp, and drops the 0-60 mph time by 0.8 seconds to 4.5 seconds for the EQS 450, and by 0.9 seconds to 4.9 seconds for the EQS SUV 450.
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Patrons can select between month-to-month or annual subscriptions, or a one-time buy the place the function stays for the lifetime of the automobile. The month-to-month subscription prices $60 for the EQE fashions and $90 for the EQS fashions. The annual subscription bumps the prices to $600 and $900, respectively. The one-time buy value is $1,950 for the EQE fashions and $2,950 for the EQS fashions.
Mercedes initially deliberate to cost a $1,200 annual subscription throughout all fashions, when Acceleration Enhance was first introduced final fall.
This is not the primary time Mercedes has supplied an on-demand function by way of subscription. In some markets, the automaker fees an annual subscription to unlock the extra superior rear-wheel-steering system on the EQS, a function that for now’s normal within the U.S. The extra superior system can tilt the rear wheels as much as 10 levels, versus the usual system that tilts them solely 4.5 levels.
The automaker provides many extra on-demand options by way of the Mercedes Me Join Retailer, enabling homeowners to improve their automobile at any time. These embody nanny methods for newbie drivers and valets, the AMG Monitor Tempo efficiency information recorder, distant engine begin, expanded navigation options, and extra.
Mercedes mentioned extra on-demand options are coming, although the automaker mentioned sure hardwired, normal options like heated seats will not be supplied on this style.