Mercedes-Maybach EQS SUV concept debuts as the first Maybach EV

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Next to the Concept EQG at the IAA 2021 was the Maybach EQS SUV concept, which appears to be an all-electric equivalent to the Maybach GLS. Since the ‘EQG’ nameplate was assigned to an all-electric G-Class, the GLS version probably had to resort to (re)using the ‘EQS’. It’s kinda weird when you think about it, the EQS in the future will be available in both luxury saloon and crossover/SUV bodystyles. But hey, things will get a lot weirder moving forward and this is just the beginning.

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The Maybach EQS SUV concept might remind you of the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury—a precursor to the aforementioned Maybach GLS. But personally, I think the Ultimate Luxury looked a lot better than this weird contraption. The front fascia has a gigantic, EQ-typical black panel with vertical Maybach-typical pinstripes.

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