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Mercedes-Benz electric sub-brand: EQ

Introducing Mercedes-Benz electric sub-brand: EQ

Mercedes-Benz has just launched its electric sub-brand, EQ, as well as the first product: the EQC.

It’s slated to be made available after 2020 but we thought it will be interesting to let you know a bit about the car now.

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EQ stands for “Electric Intelligence”. It is derived from the Mercedes-Benz brand values of “Emotion” and “Intelligence”.

Introducing Mercedes-Benz electric sub-brand: EQ

The EQC is part of a growing family of all-electric vehicles from Mercedes-Benz. Conceived to meet all the requirements for a battery-electric drive system.

Introducing Mercedes-Benz electric sub-brand: EQ

Large black-panel surface as a striking front feature. Optical fibres as a visual link to the torch-like daytime running lamps.

Innovative interior design inspired by the world of consumer electronics. Trailblazing MBUX multimedia system – Mercedes-Benz User Experience with numerous EQ-specific functions.

Introducing Mercedes-Benz electric sub-brand: EQ

An electric range of more than 450 km is highly achievable.

Estimated combined power consumption: 22.2 kWh/100 km, and combined CO2 emissions: 0 g/km.

Introducing Mercedes-Benz electric sub-brand: EQ

A compact electric drivetrain at each axle, with a combined output of 300 kW and 765 Nm.

Introducing Mercedes-Benz electric sub-brand: EQ

Superior driving characteristics of an all-wheel drive vehicle. 0 to 100 km/h in 5.1 seconds.

Classed as a crossover SUV. The extended roofline and window layout with a low waistline and the coupe-like roof recess at the rear visually position it between an SUV and an SUV coupe.