Mercedes EQS Luxury EV Sedan Will Land Ahead of the EQC Now

From Autoweek

  • 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS luxury EV sedan will go on sale in the U.S. first
  • Mercedes-Benz EQC luxury electric SUV’s U.S. market launch has been pushed back
  • Electric versions of a Maybach model and the G-Class are in development

Mercedes officially put its plans to launch the EQC electric SUV on the back burner this week, opting instead to introduce its EQ sub-brand in the U.S. with the EQS electric sedan. Ola Källenius, Chairman of Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz AG revealed this week on a call with reporters that the automaker plans to bring the EQS stateside in the summer 2021, shifting the EQC electric SUV to debut at a later date.

The EQS will be shown in production form in spring next year, and goes on sale stateside by summer. But Källenius did not give a firm timeline for the EQC’s U.S. launch.

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