$A137900+ (estimated base price)
Available: Q1, 2020
The first all-electric vehicle from Mercedes-Benz, the EQC premium electric SUV has an 80kWh battery with 353km range (WLTP), and is expected to arrive in Australia in the first quarter of 2020.
|EV Type||BEV||Charging Plugs (AC)||Type 2|
|BEV Range (km)||353||Charging Plugs (DC)||CCS2|
|Real World Range (km)||Max Charge Rate (kW, AC/DC)||7/110|
|Battery Size (kWh)||80||Tow Rating (kg)
|Max. Power (kW)||300||Max. Torque (Nm)||760|
A limited run "Edition One" launch version of the Mercedes-Benz EQC be available at an expected asking price of $150,000, and the base trim EQ400 level vehicle starts at around $137,900.
A top-of-the-line electric vehicle, the EQC will offer features such as 20-inch alloy wheels, smartphone mirroring, wireless charging and an intelligent navigation system that will help drivers find charging stations when out and about.
The Edition One version is expected to come with 21-inch wheels and a fancy "diamond" interior.
With a maximum charging rate of 110kW, it can accelerate from 0-100km/hr in 5.1 seconds and is top speed limited at 180km/hr. Powered by two electric motors with a total output of 300kW and 760Nm of torque, this is a powerful electric SUV that will sit comfortably in the premium family vehicle space.
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