Mercedes-Benz has revealed its new electric car, the EQS SUV, made in the United States

Mercedes-Benz electric EQS ​​SUV

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Mercedes-Benz on Tuesday teased its new EQS SUV, the first all-electric SUV to be built locally for the US market.

the car is EQS car brother, released last year, but with seating for up to seven and a longer, more bubbly stance. expected to compete Tesla X and . model BMW iX, according to Mercedes-Benz.

Like the sedan, the EQS SUV features a clever interior design that includes three screens that cover almost the entire dashboard. The 56-inch curved glass surface covers the screens, one of which is a passenger screen that is invisible to the driver.

Mercedes-Benz electric EQS ​​SUV

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“With the EQS luxury sedan and EQE executive sports sedan, Mercedes-Benz has entered a new era of all-electric vehicles in the upper market segments,” the company said in a statement.

The company said that the SUV is expected to go into production at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in the coming months and will reach US showrooms in late 2022. The US production is part of the German carmaker’s plans to produce eight new electric cars completely In seven locations on three continents.

Mercedes-Benz hasn’t released pricing for the EQS SUV, but it’s likely to exceed $100,000. EQS sedan models start at around $102,000 and $126,000.

Mercedes-Benz electric EQS ​​SUV

Mercedes Benz

Like the sedan, the EQS SUV will be offered in two initial models, including the “580 4MATIC” version that features two electric motors capable of 536 horsepower and 633 pound-feet of torque.

Mercedes-Benz hasn’t released the expected electric range of its EQS SUV for the US, but the sedan version could go up to 350 miles on a single chargeaccording to the US Environmental Protection Agency.

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The EQS SUV is equipped with many safety and convenience features, including the latest Mercedes-Benz driver assistance system that can control parts of the vehicle such as acceleration and braking when enabled.

Like the sedan, the EQS SUV has its own optional air freshener, called “No. 6 Mood Mimosa.” Mercedes-Benz says it’s an “earthy fragrance with a touch of gravity” that has been specifically designed for cars.

Mercedes-Benz electric EQS ​​SUV

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