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Everybody’s leaping on the electric-vehicle bandwagon — and which means you needn’t purchase a Tesla if you need a high-end, battery-powered set of wheels.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.


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People who wish to trip in final consolation can now purchase a zero-emission automobile from one of many high canines in luxurious transportation: Mercedes-Benz.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.


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The German model’s first electrical providing within the US is the EQS, a four-door sedan that floats down the highway, accelerates like a sports activities automobile, and cocoons its passengers in an inside match for royalty.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.


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I bought to check it out for myself.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.


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The automobile begins at simply over $100,000. The fully-loaded EQS 580 Pinnacle that Mercedes lent me got here out to $141,400, together with some choices and a supply charge.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.


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Let’s begin with the outside. Some have criticized the EQS for wanting a bit blob-like, and I am unable to blame them.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.


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Still, the lengthy, smooth, and imposing EQS appears to be like higher in particular person than it does in pictures, particularly with a placing matte-gray paint job.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.


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Not to say, that pool-float form imbues the EQS with among the greatest aerodynamic qualities of any automobile available on the market.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.


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The dual-motor, all-wheel drive 580 is barely much less environment friendly than the 450+, however it makes up for it with efficiency.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.


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The 516-horsepower EV silently and seemingly effortlessly rockets ahead with each push of the accelerator.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.


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One wonderful factor concerning the EQS: commonplace rear-wheel steering that cuts its turning radius.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.


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With the non-compulsory 10 levels of rear-wheel steering, my take a look at automobile made sharp turns and slipped into parking areas simply for a 207-inch land yacht.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.


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Walk as much as the EQS with the important thing in your pocket, and its door handles come out to greet you.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.


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In the EQS’s driver’s seat, you are surrounded by wealthy leather-based, supple suede, wooden trim, and a blinding lineup of screens.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.


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All the knobs, switches, and different high-touch objects really feel substantial and satisfying to mess around with.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.


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A fingerprint reader lets house owners lock their driver profile.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.


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And each seat moreover the rear center has a number of therapeutic massage settings.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.


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Ambient lighting strips are scattered all through the automobile. You can set a shade or have it cycle between them.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.


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And then there’s the elephant-sized touchscreen within the room, which Mercedes calls the Hyperscreen.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.


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The non-compulsory function provides three screens underneath a single piece of glass for a grand complete of 56 inches of show.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.


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It’s all a bit excessive and generally distracting. But on the upside, the primary display was straightforward to determine, aware of faucets, and visually spectacular.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.


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The passenger display mirrors a number of the capabilities on the primary display, and you’ll definitely do with out it.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.


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Small gripes apart, the Mercedes-Benz EQS is an expensive, technology-packed, and endlessly snug EV that anyone could be fortunate to personal.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.


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