First Maybach EV coming quickly


Mercedes-Benz is creating a Maybach-enhanced model of the not too long ago revealed 2023 EQS SUV, and a prototype has simply been noticed.

The reveal ought to happen in 2023 that means we’ll possible see the full-size Maybach EQS SUV land at dealerships as a 2024 mannequin. It will likely be the ultra-luxury sub-brand’s first electrical automobile.

The prototype lacks most of the exterior particulars that sometimes outline a Maybach, just like the flashy wheels, additional chrome, and distinctive badging, although we will spot a part of Maybach’s signature pinstripe suit-inspired grille sample on the decrease part of the entrance fascia. This part has extra of an egg-crate design on the common EQS SUV.

Concept Mercedes-Maybach EQS SUV

Idea Mercedes-Maybach EQS SUV

Concept Mercedes-Maybach EQS SUV

Idea Mercedes-Maybach EQS SUV

Concept Mercedes-Maybach EQS SUV

Idea Mercedes-Maybach EQS SUV

Maybach already previewed the design with the an idea final fall. Along with the pinstripe grille, the idea featured a two-tone paint job, an possibility that can possible be provided on the manufacturing mannequin. The idea additionally featured two rows (the common EQS SUV has an obtainable third row), the place the second row consisted of two particular person seats, making the automobile a four-seater. This is perhaps provided as a particular possibility for the Chinese language market the place having a private driver isn’t unusual.

Up entrance will sit Mercedes’ 56-inch Hyperscreen which mixes a number of screens right into a single unit. There ought to be distinctive Maybach graphics for the display screen, and we may see a greater sound system than the already spectacular Dolby Atmos system provided within the common EQS SUV.

Efficiency upgrades like extra energy and vary may function within the Maybach EQS SUV. The common EQS SUV tops out with the EQS 580 grade which packs a dual-motor all-wheel-drive system good for 536 hp and 633 lb-ft. The only battery introduced for the EQS SUV is a 107.8-kilowatt-hour unit estimated to ship as much as 300 miles on a cost.

2024 Mercedes-Benz Maybach EQS SUV spy shots - Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2024 Mercedes-Benz Maybach EQS SUV spy photographs – Picture credit score: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

A Maybach model of the EQS hatchback also needs to be coming in some unspecified time in the future.

Since its 2014 reboot, Maybach has been positioned as a sub-brand promoting extra luxurious variations of current Mercedes merchandise. There’s nonetheless a purpose to launch standalone Maybachs—the final have been the ill-fated 57 and 62 sedans that went out of manufacturing in 2012—and the flexibleness of EV platforms may simply be the ticket. Clean, silent electrical propulsion could be a pure match for a model like Maybach.

Earlier than we see one other Maybach EV, the sub-brand is prone to launch its tackle the newest SL convertible. A idea was teased in Might and ought to be proven later this yr. An up to date Maybach GLS-Class can also be within the works.

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