New Vision EQS concept debuts with 469hp, a range of 435 miles and an interior inspired by luxury yachts
Mercedes has unveiled its outlook for the future of sustainable, luxury travel at the Frankfurt Motor Show, in the shape of its Vision EQS concept car. The Vision EQS previews a bold new design direction for Mercedes and is a dramatic departure from its S-Class halo model.
The dramatic, sloping roofline is more akin to the CLS. At the front, the grille has been replaced with a light matrix that consists of 940 individual LEDs framing a single star and set into a black panel. New digital headlights, each with four holographic lenses and 500 LEDs per headlamp, project light that appears to ‘float’ in space.
The new headlights have an unlimited number of display possibilities and allow the car to be expressive and “interact with its environment’. At the rear, 229 individual LED stars create a new take on the Mercedes brand logo across the tailgate, while a continuous 360-degree light belt joins the front light display with the back.
The Vision EQS is made from a mix of steel, aluminium and carbon-fibre, sits on 24-inch alloy wheels and is underpinned by Mercedes new ‘Modular Ele...