What’s New for 2022: Mercedes-Benz

The 2022 mannequin yr might be the inflection level for Mercedes-Benz. For greater than 135 years, the automaker has been growing the interior combustion engine, with Benz cited for growing the world’s first sensible ICE automobile—a three-wheel tricycle. Now, the engineering wizards in Germany develop their EQ electrical car lineup for 2022 whereas concurrently suspending production of its V-8 engines.

Correlation doesn’t suggest causation, and Mercedes says the pause in manufacturing of its potent twin-turbo V-8 is to adjust to world, exterior, and inside necessities. Regardless of the case, it is clear that Mercedes’ propulsion methods are heading in a single path. 

The latest merchandise are principally electrical autos, however AMG will pump out efficiency variations of the EQ collection and a brand new SL roadster powered by, yup, a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8. Unusual days certainly. This is what’s coming from Mercedes-Benz for 2022.

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What’s New for 2022: Mercedes-Benz

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS first drive (EQS 450+)

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS first drive (EQS 580)

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS first drive (EQS 580)

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS first drive (EQS 450+)

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS first drive (EQS 450+)

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS

– Electrical flagship sedan that seats 5 serves as electrical successor to the S-Class with leading edge tech and a curious design.

– Single-motor rear-wheel-drive 450+ mannequin makes 329 hp and 419 lb-ft of torque; it may possibly go 0-60 mph in 5.9 seconds, and it has a variety of 350 miles. 

– Twin-motor all-wheel-drive 580 mannequin makes 516 hp and 631 lb-ft of torque; it may possibly go 0-60 mph in 4.1 seconds, and it has a variety of 340 miles. 

– DC quick charging at 200 kw expenses as much as 80% in half-hour; a Degree 2 charger requires 11 hours to cost utterly. 

– Obtainable Hyperscreen spans the dashboard with three screens below a single pane of glass. 

– Forthcoming AMG model. 

– Priced from $103,000 to $140,000. 

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQB

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQB

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQB

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQB

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQB

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQB

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQB 

– Electrical model of the GLB-Class small crossover seats 5 in idea, 4 in consolation. 

– Customary dual-motor all-wheel-drive fashions powered by a 66.5-kwh battery pack.

– EQB 300 makes 225 hp and 288 lb-ft; EQB 350 makes 288 hp and 384 lb-ft. 

– U.S. specs haven’t been finalized however vary will probably be lower than the 260-mile estimate in European testing. 

2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE

2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE

2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE

2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE

2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE

2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE

2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE

2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE

2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE

– Mid-size electrical sedan seats 5 and is sized like a Tesla Mannequin S and an EQS however in sedan type. It can launch with a single motor and rear-wheel drive.

– A 90.6-kwh battery pack powers a single motor with 288 hp and 391 lb-ft despatched to the rear wheels. Mercedes quotes a 0-60-mph time of 5.6 seconds and a prime velocity of 130 mph; vary is estimated to be lower than 400 miles. 

– Degree 2 charging in 9.5 hours and DC quick charging at 110 kw as much as 80% in 31 minutes. 

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2022 Mercedes-Benz AMG SL Roadster

– Seventh-generation convertible with 2+2 seating for 4 powered by a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 and 9-speed computerized transmission, which suggests we might not see it till late within the yr presumably as a 2023 mannequin.

– SL 55 makes 469 hp and 516 lb-ft; SL 63 tuned to 577 hp and 590 lb-ft, and it comes commonplace with an electronically managed limited-slip differential.

– Roadster rides on a brand new platform with a decrease middle of gravity and extra torsional stiffness. 

– Bought in comfortable prime solely to shave weight and quicken retract time to fifteen seconds at speeds as much as 37 mph. 

2021 Mercedes-Benz Maybach S-Class

2021 Mercedes-Benz Maybach S-Class

2021 Mercedes-Benz Maybach S-Class

2021 Mercedes-Benz Maybach S-Class

2021 Mercedes-Benz Maybach S-Class

2021 Mercedes-Benz Maybach S-Class

2021 Mercedes-Benz Maybach S-Class

2021 Mercedes-Benz Maybach S-Class

2022 Mercedes-Benz Maybach S-Class

– Extremely-lux saloon now comes with a twin-turbo 6.0-liter V-12 that makes 621 hp and 738 lb-ft, which pushes the automobile from 0-60 mph in 4.4 seconds. A 9-speed computerized sends energy to all 4 wheels, which is a Maybach sedan first. 

– The S 580 V-8 model prices $186,000; the S 680 is predicted to begin at greater than $200,000. 

2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

– Compact sedan retains its hallmark styling exterior, although it will get longer and rides on an extended wheelbase.

– Futuristic tackle inside cabin design showcases an 11.9-inch touchscreen taking on the middle stack and a 12.3-inch digital cluster occupying the house behind the steering wheel.

– A 2.0-liter turbo-4 with a mild-hybrid system makes 255 hp and 295 lb-ft; no V-6 or V-8s deliberate for launch.

– Rear-drive sedan estimated to dash to 60 mph in 5.9 seconds; Mercedes has not introduced any AMG variations.

– Compact All-Terrain wagon has not been confirmed for the U.S., however can be a smaller model of the E-Class All Terrain.

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2022 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 53 4-Door Coupe

– Up to date efficiency hatchback will get a fifth seat inside and an accessible three-chamber air suspension. 

– Turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-6 with a 48-volt mild-hybrid system makes 429 hp and 394 lb-ft; a 9-speed computerized and all-wheel drive assist the AMG GT hit 60 mph in 4.4 seconds. 

– Forthcoming 2023 AMG GT 63S E Performance (pictured above) incorporates a twin-turbo V-8 and rear-mounted motor for a complete output of 843 hp and 1,033 lb-ft. 

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2022 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class

– Coupe-like sedan dolled up with new bumpers, wheel choices, AMG-Line beauty package deal, and new steering wheel controls. 

– CLS 450 carries over with a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 and mild-hybrid with a system output of 362 hp and 369 lb-ft; drive is to all 4 wheels by way of a 9-speed computerized.

– No CLS 53 mannequin this yr. 

2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC

– Compact crossover SUV was supposed to return as a GLC 63 AMG with a 0-60 mph time of three.6 seconds, however Mercedes paused all V-8 manufacturing. We’ll see if it rips into 2023. 

– Adaptive headlights, USB ports within the rear row, USB-C adapter now come commonplace throughout the lineup.

– GLC Coupe additionally will get hands-free liftgate commonplace.

– AMG GLC 43 will get 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster commonplace.

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2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class

– Compact sedan carries over unchanged. 

2022 Mercedes-Benz CLA

– Primarily based on the A-Class, the coupe-like four-door sedan carries over unchanged. 

2022 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

– Adaptive headlights with computerized excessive beams come commonplace.

– No E 63 mannequin.

– Nonetheless supplied as sedan, coupe, cabriolet, and All-Terrain wagon.

– AMG fashions come commonplace with USB-C ports for the rear seats.  

2022 Mercedes-Benz GLA

– Entry-level small crossover carries over unchanged. 

2022 Mercedes-Benz GLB

– Not as small a crossover carries over unchanged. 

2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE

– Mid-size crossover SUV now comes with adaptive high-beam headlights. 

2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS

– Three-row crossover SUV carries over unchanged. 

2022 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

– Flagship full-size sedan carries over with a number of new paint choices and inside trim choices, in addition to accessible Energetic Physique Management that reads the highway forward and prepares every tire for what’s coming. 

– Inside Assistant with cabin cameras that detect hand gestures to activate the touchscreen comes commonplace.