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Mercedes-Benz EQE, Hybrid and Electric AMGs Confirmed for Munich Motor Show in September

Mercedes will celebrate the first major European auto show in two years with a new large electric sedan, hybrid and electric AMGs, and glimpses of the future from Smart and Maybach.

Mercedes-Benz confirmed that he will present up to five new production vehicles or all-electric concept to Munich Motor Show 2021 in September, alongside a host of plug-in hybrids.

Mercedes-Benz’s leading lineup in Munich will be the new EQE electric sedan, the smaller companion to the flagship EQS, and the Mercedes-EQ sub-brand equivalent of the grand E-Class.

Few details on the model were given, although it is expected to ride on the same dedicated EVA electric platform as its big brother EQS, sharing many of its long-range powertrains, aerodynamic styling. “An arc” and the MBUX hyper-screen loaded with screen. dashboard design (teased below).

Joining the EQE at the show will be Mercedes-AMG’s first electric vehicle in nearly a decade, and although its identity is not named, the vehicle will be a “luxury sedan,” of which Mercedes only offers. ‘one (excluding the EQE): the flagship EQS.

While you can click here to read everything we know about the AMG EQS so far, the highlights of the vehicle should include dual-engine all-wheel drive, 0-100 km / h time under 4, 0 seconds, a peak of 250 km / h. speed, 22-inch alloy rims, adaptive dampers, big performance brakes and a host of exterior and interior upgrades.

Mercedes-AMG (although its parent company Daimler) has registered the names EQS 53, EQS 55 and EQS 63 in Australia – designations familiar among buyers and fans of AMG gasoline cars (although the origin of the names is linked to engine combustion displacements).

The German automaker’s high-performance division will also present a ‘performance hybrid’ model – which is expected to be a 600 kW / 1000 Nm plug-in hybrid version of the 4-door GT coupe, combining a twin-turbo petrol V8 with electric propulsion for a submarine. . -3.0 seconds 0-100 km / h.

A high-performance AMG S63 sedan powered by a detuned version of the V8 hybrid system is also in the works, with spy shots indicating that development is about to be completed – although it is believed that this model will be unveiled. in early 2022 instead.

Other highlights of Mercedes’ Munich exhibition will be “a concept vehicle that shows how Mercedes-Maybach will enter the era of electric mobility” – suggested by Mercedes design boss Gorden Wagener earlier this week to preview the Maybach-badged EQS SUV, scheduled for 2024 (below).

There will also be a new concept smart electric SUV (unveiled as a sketch below), as well as an armored version of the S-Class (known as the Guard) and Mercedes-Benz’s rival for the Audi A4 Allroad and the Volvo V60 Cross Country, the next off-road C-Class.

The 2021 Munich Motor Show – due to be open to media on September 6 – marks the first major European auto show since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic – with the latest international show being Munich’s predecessor, the show Frankfurt Motor Show in September. 2019.

Stay tuned Car Tips and To drive for full coverage of everything that was unveiled at the September show.

Alex misoyannis

Alex Misoyannis has been writing about cars since 2017, when he launched his own website, Redline. He contributed to Drive in 2018, before joining CarAdvice in 2019, becoming a regular journalist on the press team in 2020. Cars have played a central role throughout Alex’s life, from flipping through automotive magazines from an early age to grow around performance. vehicles in a family that loves cars.

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