Mercedes launches the EQS in basic version: it costs “only” 97,000 euros

After the launch of the electric Equalizer extension in version 450+ And 580 4MATIC, mercedes introduced, so far only in Germany, also the basic version EQS 350. The top of the range available from launch has a 108 kWh battery, while the newcomer drops to 90kWha respectable capacity, however, which in fact allows a WLTP range of between 529 and 638 km, depending on the configuration.

Mercedes EQS 350

For the new battery, Mercedes limited itself to reducing the number of modules from 12 to 10, with a capacity of 90.56 kWh. The engine of this new variant is 215kW, mounted at the rear, and allows acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.6 seconds. Top speed is electronically locked at 210 km/h.

Load capacities also change. If for alternating current you stay with the 11 kW on-board charger, for direct current with CCS socket it drops to 170 kW of maximum power, compared to the 200 kW of the top of the range, i.e. from 10 to 80% in 32 minutes.

The prices, as mentioned so far only for the German market, start from €97,806.