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Top Luxury Car Goes Electric

  Mercedes' Electrification Intensifies                                                   Source: Mercedes Maybach EQS & Other New MB EVs Mercedes Maybach EQS SUV If you want one of the world's most prestigious, status statement cars - the latest Mercedes Maybach - you will have to go electric.  At the IAA Mobility 2021 show in Munich, Mercedes unveiled its latest Maybach - the Mercedes Maybach EQS SUV.  It is the most exclusive car that Mercedes Benz makes and it is all electric.  Pricing starts at $200,000. Ultra Luxury With Zero Emissions The Maybach EQS's electric powertrain is standard with all wheel drive.  The driving range on a charge is 370 miles and this ultra-luxury EV is expected to have superior acceleration and power.  The cabin of the vehicle is very high tech with impressive displays and also luxurious with faux-fur carpets.  The exterior is sleek and stylish with flashy 24" wheels.  It is expected to go into production in 2023. Mercedes' 5 New

VW's $24,000 Small, Electric Car Development

  New ID Life Concept Just Unveiled in Munich                                                  Source:  VW Zero Emissions Driving At an Inexpensive Price At the IAA Mobility 2021 show in Munich, Volkswagen unveiled its ID Life concept electric vehicle.  VW says the concept is a preview of its upcoming, inexpensive $24,000 electric car. The Germany based automaker is in head-to-head competition with US based Tesla to bring the first, affordable, EVs to the global market in the $24,000 to $30,000 range.  The vehicles are fully electric with zero emissions.  Tesla CEO Elon Musk has a goal of bringing a small, electric car with his new battery system to market at a price starting at $25,000 in 2023.  VW is targeting a launch for its small, $24,000 electric car in 2025.  But those timeframes could radically change as this global race heats up. Speed and Power The ID Life is a concept show car.  The exterior resembles a squared VW Beetle or a Mini.  It is made of recycled materials.  The veh

Porsche's Mystery All-electric Concept

  Concept to Be Unveiled at Munich Auto Show                                  Source:  Porsche Concept Headlight                                     Source:  Porsche 2021 Taycan 4S Experts Expect a Dazzler Porsche is teasing a new, fully electric concept car on Instagram that it will unveil at the upcoming IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich on September 6.  The only glimpse of the new concept that Porsche has given is an image of a headlight.  With this concept, Porsche says that it is looking to the future "with cutting edge technologies combined with breathtaking design", inspired by their 70 year history of auto-making. Motorsports In their social media post, Porsche mentioned motorsports with regard to the new concept.  They said motorsports provides the "toughest grounds for engineering innovations on their way to series production".  Experts are speculating that this could be a new vehicle inspired by motorsports or an experimental racecar with a fully electric power