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Performance specs of the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS

How powerful is the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS?

Everyone is getting excited for the first all-electric vehicle coming through from Mercedes-Benz, the Mercedes-Benz EQS. Though EVs weren’t always known for performance, they are now, and the EQS proves that. How powerful is the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS? Be prepared to be surprised. At Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale, we have all the details. We will give you a rundown of your performance options and more for the 2022 EQS. If you want to check out our current new Mercedes-Benz inventory, then use the link below to see what we have available for you today!

What is the standard performance of the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS?

The base trim level of the 2022 EQS is the EQS 450+. This EQS parks a 245-kW motor on the rear axle giving this machine rear-wheel drive. This engine is able to deliver up to 329 horsepower and 417 pound-feet of instantaneous torque. This ridiculous amount of power allows the 2022 EQS 450+ to reach 0-60 mph in just 5.9 seconds. It can also hit a top speed of 130 mph.


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Is the 2022 EQS available with 4MATIC® all-wheel drive?

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There is another trim for the 2022 EQS and it’s called the EQS 580 4MATIC®. As its name would imply, this machine comes with Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC® all-wheel drive which is made possible by the dual-motor setup that puts one motor on the rear axle again and one additional motor on the front axle for a total output of 385 kW.

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The combined performance of both of these engines puts the specs 516 horsepower and 631 pound-feet of torque. With this even more powerful drivetrain, the EQS 580 4MATIC® can go from 0-60 mph in just 4.1 seconds. The top speed of 130 mph remains unchanged.


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