India’s largest luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz has yet again achieved a significant milestone in its Indian journey by rolling out the most advanced and highly sophisticated EV- the EQS 580 4MATIC. By launching this car, India becomes the first market outside Germany to manufacture this model. The EQS is India’s longest-range EV, its design and technology setting a new benchmark in the luxury EV segment.
EQS 580 4MATIC launch strengthens Mercedes Benz’s global vision toward achieving a climate-neutral car fleet in the future. This luxurious EV rollout restates Mercedes-Benz’s commitment to its Indian customers, promising technologically advanced and futuristic products from its global portfolio.
Martin Schwenk, CEO and MD of Mercedes-Benz India said, “The EQS 580 4MATIC is our first locally manufactured EV in India and will play a pivotal role in driving our ambitious EV plans for the market. It is a perfect blend of technology, luxury, and safety, pioneering numerous tech features for our customers. India is the first country outside Germany to manufacture the EQS 580 4MATIC. This unique distinction underpins Mercedes-Benz India’s deep customer commitment and long-term vision for developing the luxury EV market here.”
The EQS 580 4MATIC is the world’s most aerodynamic car, boasting a drag coefficient of 0.20. It has the longest-range EV with an 857 km range (ARAI certified). The EV is packed with a high power density of the lithium-ion battery with a usable energy content of 107.8 kWh and a 400-volt battery manufactured using the latest technology. The EQS is also built with superior technology through the advanced infotainment system MBUX Hyperscreen.
Mercedes-Benz India’s EQS prioritizes passenger safety with a EURO NCAP rating of 5 stars. It is also equipped with 9 airbags. It also features a rigid passenger cell, special deformation zones, and state-of-the-art restraint systems. In addition to the standard crash tests, the EQS’s performance in various load situations was verified at the Vehicle Safety Technology Centre (TFS), Sindelfingen.