Mercedes-Benz Maybach will use the 2023 Shanghai auto present in April to current its first production-bound electrical automobile.
The automobile is predicated on Mercedes’ EQS SUV, and can carry the EQS 680 SUV designation.
Prototypes noticed within the wild reveal solely gentle visible tweaks are deliberate to separate Maybach’s EQS SUV from the extra pedestrian Mercedes model, on the skin. One key element will likely be Maybach’s signature pinstripe suit-inspired grille sample. The identical motif featured on a Maybach EQS SUV idea proven in 2021.
Being a Maybach, we are able to count on the EQS 680 SUV to learn from way more upgrades in its cabin. There could even be a two-row possibility with a pair of particular person seats up again, versus the EQS SUV’s normal three-row setup.
2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV
The “680” within the title additionally factors to extra efficiency than the usual EQS SUV which tops out with 536 hp in an EQS 580 SUV grade. The battery in that grade is a 107.8-kwh unit rated by the EPA at as much as 305 miles on a cost.
Full particulars on the Maybach EQS 680 SUV will likely be launched within the lead as much as the Shanghai auto present which begins April 17.
Since its 2014 reboot, Maybach has been positioned as a sub-brand promoting extra luxurious variations of current Mercedes merchandise, in some instances with distinctive our bodies. There’s nonetheless a imaginative and prescient to launch standalone Maybachs—the final had been the ill-fated 57 and 62 sedans that went out of manufacturing in 2012—and the flexibleness of EV platforms actually helps the case.