The freshly unveiled EQS sedan is just the first of many purpose-built EQ-badged EVs from Mercedes.
With the newly launched Mercedes-Benz EQS fully-electric sedan, there is more interest than ever to learn what the manufacturer has in store with its electric car program. We have a rough outline of the models it wants to introduce, but we still don’t know many of their specifics.
Well, AutoExpress sat down with Mercedes’ design boss, Gorden Wagner, to ask him about what’s in store for the EQ sub-brand. The report focuses on the SUV versions of the EQS and EQE, but it touches on other models as well, like a coupe version of the EQS (that Mercedes currently has no plans to introduce) or the hot AMG version (that we know is on its way).
Gallery: Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV Snow Spy Shots
Apparently, Mercedes will still give the EQS AMG its trademark Panamericana style grille (albeit fully closed off), and it may also resort to graphics and liveries for the body to complete the AMG look. We do hope that Mercedes retains the more broadly flared wheel arches of its existing AMG lineup, because the wide, hunkered down stance is also a big part of what makes a modern AMG distinctive.
Oh, and it looks like the Maybach version of the EQS will happen. I made a purely speculative rendering depicting what one could look like, but when Wagner was asked by the interviewer from AutoExpress about this version, he reportedly said nothing and smiled…
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