So a lot is riding on the success of the next electric car from the EQ family. And not just any electric car, but the flagship S-Class with motors and battery - which will be marketed as the EQS – so the pressure is even higher than in the case of the others.
Despite the not-at-all encouraging signs, Mercedes is betting that EVs will be a hit. Although we kind of already knew what’s to follow, at least now we have official confirmation of how the EQ line will grow in the coming years.
In all, at least for now, there will be six nameplates in the EQ range (not including the black sheep that is the EQV). First, there’s the already available EQC. It will be joined in 2021 by the EQS and EQB.
That’s three. The fourth will be the SUV variant of the EQS (that’s right), while slots number four and five are filled by the EQE in saloon and SUV form, respectively. The sixth EQ car to be confirmed so far is the GLA-related EQA.