Mercedes-Maybach EQS 680 Electric SUV Unveiled Globally; to Offer 600km Range

The Mercedes-Maybach EQS 680 SUV features the brand's MBUX Hyperscreen with Maybach-specific graphics and two 11.6-inch infotainment screens on the front seat backrests. It gets different drive modes that include Eco, Sport, Offroad, Individual, and Maybach.

By Kanika Sachdeva | on April 18, 2023 Follow us on Autox Google News

Mercedes-Maybach, the German luxury car brand, has revealed their fully electric SUV called EQS 680 at the 2023 Shanghai Auto Show in China. The EQS 680 slots above the EQS 580 4Matic electric SUV, which was launched as the country's longest-range EV with an ARAI-certified range of 857 kilometre. The EQS 680, the company says, offers a range of up to 600 kilometre (WLTP) on a single charge. It measures 5,125mm in length, 2,034mm in width, and 1,725mm in height. Interior-wise, it offers active ambient lighting with 253 LEDs and 64 selectable colours, an Air Balance fragrance package and a Burmester 4D surround sound system. The new electric SUV has different drive modes - Eco, Sport, Offroad, and Individual. Besides, it also gets the Maybach mode that replaces the Classic Comfort mode.

Mercedes-Maybach EQS 680: Exterior

On the outside, the Mercedes-Maybach EQS 680 carries the iconic Mercedes-Benz 3-pointed star logo on the hood and gets a black panel front with 3D vertical, chrome-plated strips on a radiator grille, and chrome bits on the front bumper. On the sides, the SUV receives EQS lettering on the front window, Maybach badging on the D-pillar, and glossy trims on the door handles, pillars, window surrounds, and running boards.

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At the rear, the electric vehicle comes with large wheel arches, 21- or 22-inch alloy wheels, an animated LED light strip, and chrome trim elements on the rear apron and tailgate. Additionally, the EQS 680 also gets dual-tone paint scheme options.    

Mercedes-Maybach EQS 680: Interior, Features

Merc Maybach EQS 680 Interior

The Mercedes-Maybach EQS 680 comes with a three-person, second-row bench seat, powered curtains, and rear-seat controls for infotainment functions. The seats of the EQS 680 are upholstered in Nappa leather and available with neck pillows, power-operated footrests, ventillation, and massage functions. 

With these individual seats at the back, there is a beverage cooler, and a large centre console with the MBUX removable tablet. Plus, it also features the brand's MBUX Hyperscreen with Maybach-specific graphics, while the rear-seat occupants get individual 11.6-inch infotainment screens on the front seat backrests. 

Other features include a 15-speaker Burmester 4D surround sound system, airbags, a 360-degree camera, ADAS functionalities, and passive electronic features that include stability control, ABS, EBD, BBA, traction control, and hill hold assist.

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Mercedes-Maybach EQS 680: Powertrain, Battery

In terms of powertrain, the fully-electric Mercedes-Maybach EQS 680 comes with a dual-motor, all-wheel-drive setup that is similar to the one used on the EQS 580 SUV. The two motors are good enough to churn out 649bhp of maximum power and 950Nm of peak torque. The EQS 680 is powered by a 107kWh battery, which yields a claimed range of 600 kilometre. With the higher-tuned powertrain, the car can sprint from a standstill to 100km/h in just 4.4 seconds, which is 0.2 seconds faster than the EQS 580. It has a claimed top speed of 210km/h.

As for its suspension, the Mercedes-Maybach EQS 680 has an adaptable air suspension system that can be pushed to 35mm. It can be charged using a 200kW DC fast charger, and a 22kW onboard AC charger.

Tags: Mercedes Mercedes-Maybach EQS 680 EQS 680 EQS 580

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