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Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS concept car on show at Frankfurt Motor Show

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The Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS concept car is on show at the Frankfurt Motor show.

Its Vision EQS is seen as a milestone on the way to the future of Mercedes-Benz, displaying its design, interior and the driving experience the company plans to offer its drivers in the future.

A CO2-neutral new car fleet is on the horizon within the next 20 years.

It seeks to encourage customers to charge their cars with "green" energy, and this concept car is a step towards achieving that.

Mercedes-Benz said: "With the Vision EQS technology platform, Mercedes-Benz is opting for a completely new, fully-variable battery-electric drive platform.

“This is in many respects scalable and usable on a cross-model basis: thanks to the modern modular system, the wheelbase and track, as well as all other system components, and especially the battery, are variable and therefore suitable for a wide range of different vehicle concepts.

“As well as from in-house development and production expertise, Mercedes-Benz benefits from a group and model series-wide modular strategy for alternative drive systems, and direct access to key components for e-mobility.

“For example, the highly-efficient lithium-ion battery comes from the Daimler subsidiary accumotive.”

The Vision EQS show car is an outlook on the future of Mercedes-Benz, with the brand displaying its desire to put mobility, greener driving and luxury at the heart of its future models.

The available power from the two motors is not only managed for best possible handling, but above all for efficiency.

As a result, thanks to an intelligent operating strategy, the show car accelerates from 0-62 mph in under 4.5 seconds and has a comfortable operating range of up to 430 miles.

Above all, the latest-generation electric motors with highly integrated power electronics and transmission ratios are a quantum leap in efficiency.

In an attempt to ease electric vehicle (EV) charging concerns, it offers a charging output of 350 kW, with the VISION EQS recharges the battery to 80% in significantly less than 20 minutes.

This concept car was on show alongside others such as the VW ID.3 and the Land Rover Defender.

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