Mercedes-Benz Launches the ‘Made in India’ “EQS 580 4MATIC Electric Luxury Car” in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu remains an important market for Mercedes-Benz India with sales growth of 68% in H1; we have witnessed 74% growth in sales of Top End Vehicles
Positive response for EQS 580 in Chennai and Coimbatore with more customer interest emerging from other TN markets
Mercedes-Benz Titanium Motors MAR2020 Facility: Dedicated EQ Display | Exclusive TEV Display | Area: 5,500 sq. ft | 5 Car Display | All models of Mercedes-Benz India | Close proximity to City & Business Hubs
The EQS 580 4MATIC is the world’s most aerodynamic production vehicle, with a drag coefficient of 0.20. Contributes to its range of up to 677 kms (WLTP)/857 kms (ARAI approved)
Priority delivery for Mercedes-Benz customers
Service interval of 2 years or 30,000 kms | Vehicle warranty at 3 years | Battery warranty of 8 years/unlimited kms
Service Ease Maintenance package price starts as low as INR 1 Lac
Mercedes-Benz India offers largest luxury car network equipped to service EQS with special tools, equipment and certified technicians to cater to high-voltage EV requirements
The Mercedes-Benz EQS 580 4MATIC is launched at a price of INR 1.55 crores (All India ex-showroom)
Chennai, Oct 6, 2022: The country’s largest luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz today introduced the country’s mo st advanced and sophisticated luxury Electric Vehicle – the EQS 580 4MATIC in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. India is the first market outside Germany to manufacture the EQS 580 4MATIC. The EQS 580 4MATIC, which becomes Indi a’s longest range EV, is a design and technology marvel and sets new benchmark in the luxury EV segment. The local manufacturing of the EQS 580 4MATIC underlines Mercedes-Benz India’s global competencies accomplish ed in flexible production at its state-of—the-art manufacturing facility that now produces series, Maybach, AMG and luxury EVs, all under one roof.
Introduced the ‘Made in India EQS’ in Chennai, Martin Schwenk, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz Ind ia, said, “We are delighted to introduce the ‘made in India EQS’ for our customers in Tamil Nadu. This luxury EV will play a pivotal role in driving our ambitious EV plans for the market. EQS is a perfect blend of technology, lu xury and safety, pioneering numerous tech features for our customers. India is the first country outside German y to manufacture the EQS 580 4MATIC, and this unique distinction underpins Mercedes-Benz India’s deep cus tomer commitment and long-term vision for developing the luxury EV market here.”
(L to R) Arun Surendran, MD, Mercedes-Benz Titanium Motors; Martin Schwenk, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India
He added, “Tamil Nadu remains an important market for us, witnessing a strong affinity for Top End Vehicles (TE V) and also luxury EVs. This newly refurbished MAR2020 facility of Titanium Motors with its dedicated EQ and exclusive TEV Display will cater to this increasing customer demand in the market. This facility will offer an imm ersive modern luxury brand experience to our discerning customers in Chennai and nearby markets.
:EQS 580 4MATIC Product Highlights:As the world’s most aerodynamic car, the EQS 580 4MATIC boasts of a drag coefficient from 0.20. This contri butes to the luxury saloon being India’s longest range EV with 857 kms range (ARAI certified). The high power density of the lithium-ion battery comes with usable energy content of 107.8 kWh and is equipped with a pow erful 400 volt battery manufactured using the latest lithium-ion technology. It is equipped with superior techn ology through the advanced infotainment system MBUX Hyperscreen.
Safety features:The EQS puts significant focus on safety with EURO NCAP rating of 5 star and comes equipped with 9 airbags for customer safety. Like all other Mercedes, the EQS features a rigid passenger cell, special deformation zones and state-of-the-art restraint systems. PRE-SAFE® is standard. The fact that the EQS is based on an all-electric archi tecture also opened up new design possibilities for its safety concept. It means, for example, that a favorable loc ation could be chosen for the installation of the battery, in a crash-protected area in the underbody.
Since there is no large engine block on board, the behavior in a frontal crash could be modelled even better. In ad dition to the standard crash tests, the car’s performance in various additional load situations was verified and ex tensive component tests carried out at the Vehicle Safety Technology Centre (TFS), Sindelfingen.
Other unique EQS features: The drive experience is unmatched with the inclusion of rear-axle steering with 10° steering angle adjustment, HEPA Filter, Dynamic Select, and Predictive Route Planning among other features. The sustainability in the EQS is enhanced through recycled & renewable raw materials as well as usage of recycled steel among other elemen ts