First Maybach EV set for 2023 Shanghai auto present debut

Mercedes-Benz Maybach will use the 2023 Shanghai auto present in April to current its first production-bound electrical car.

The car is predicated on Mercedes’ EQS SUV, and can carry the EQS 680 SUV designation.

Prototypes noticed within the wild reveal solely delicate visible tweaks are deliberate to separate Maybach’s EQS SUV from the extra pedestrian Mercedes model, on the surface. One key element shall 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 will anticipate the EQS 680 SUV to learn from far 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 commonplace three-row setup.

2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV

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 shall 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 have been the ill-fated 57 and 62 sedans that went out of manufacturing in 2012—and the flexibleness of EV platforms definitely helps the case.