The EQS: design for all the senses


The EQS is the all-electric luxury sedan from Mercedes. With it, Mercedes-EQ is redefining this vehicle segment. The EQS is also the first model to be based on the modular architecture for luxury and executive-class electric vehicles. Fusing technology, design, functionality and connectivity, the EQS delights both drivers and passengers. With a Cd value starting from 0.20[1] it sets a new aerodynamic benchmark for production vehicles. Supported by artificial intelligence (AI), it makes their everyday lives easier in many areas. The EQS is produced together with the S-Class and the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class on a completely carbon-neutral basis in “Factory 56″ at the Sindelfingen plant, Mercedes-Benz’s most modern automotive production facility. The battery systems are produced at the nearby Mercedes-Benz Untertürkheim location in the Hedelfingen plant part. The EQS will be launched in Europe this August.

The EQS can be experienced with almost all the senses. This elevates the all-electric top-of-the-range model to a new dimension in aesthetics and luxury. At the same time, the EQS testifies to the passionate commitment of its developers and designers to electric mobility.

With 19” AMG wheel/tyre combination (available in the EU from the end of 2021) in SPORT driving mode

This “Digital Deep Dive Design” presents some of the innovations. Here are the most important ones,
from A for aerodynamics to Z for zero-layer concept:

Innovation Description Customer experience
Aerodynamics A world record. First production car in the world with a Cd value starting from 0.201 Greater range.
ENERGIZING NATURE New ENERGIZING COMFORT programmes with soothing sounds Can be relaxing
HEPA filter Elaborate filter system cleans the incoming outside air at its very high filtration level Inside air almost free of fine dust, minute particles, pollen and unpleasant odours
MBUX Hyperscreen The entire instrument panel is the ultimate widescreen Progressive luxury at first sight – for both occupants in the front row
One-bow design Bowed lines Innovative aesthetics
Over-the-air updates Activation of vehicle functions such as additional soundscapes through WLAN technology EQS remains up-to-date for the life of the vehicle
sound experiences Various soundscapes, including optional driving sound in the interior Interactive sound experience
Zero-layer concept The key applications pertaining to the situation and context at the top MBUX level in the field of vision. Even further simplified operation with personalised suggestions; even less distraction for the driver

The Mercedes Management on the EQS

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