The EQS is expected to have a WLTP range of more than 700 km (435 miles), according to Mercedes. The EQS will roll off the same assembly line as the S-Class flagship sedan at the automaker’s plant in Sindelfingen, near Stuttgart, starting this year. It will also be produced at Mercedes plant in Vance, Alabama, starting June 2022.
By comparison, Mercedes’ EQC crossover, which is largely based on the fuel-powered GLC, has a maximum range of 462 km. That figure, however, is not directly comparable to the EQS’s range because it is calculated using the NEDC test cycle, was Europe’s