Mercedes-Benz has introduced that it’ll add new EQE sedan, EQE SUV and EQS SUV fashions to its rising electrical automotive household.
- Mercedes EQE sedan and EQS SUV to debut by 2022, whereas EQE SUV anticipated in 2023
- EQ vary will include the EQA, EQB, EQC, EQE sedan & SUV, EQS sedan & SUV and EQV
- Mercedes AMG and Maybach sub-brands to additionally get electrical fashions
Mercedes-Benz EQ electrical automotive vary
The three new EQ fashions, confirmed by Mercedes in a latest investor convention, have been conceived across the German producer’s devoted Electric Vehicle Architecture (EVA). This is the construction that underpins the upcoming EQS luxurious sedan, which is presently present process the ultimate section of growth forward of a deliberate worldwide introduction throughout the second half of 2021.
The addition of the EQE sedan, EQE SUV and EQS SUV extends the deliberate EQ line-up to eight fashions, together with the prevailing EQC and EQV plus the upcoming EQA, EQB and EQS sedan.
Mercedes chairman, Ola Källenius, has beforehand introduced that the corporate will spend as much as €10 billion to determine a ten-strong EQ mannequin line-up by the tip of 2025.
Other Mercedes-Benz EV plans
In addition to the trio of new EQ fashions, Mercedes additionally confirmed a new devoted electrical automotive platform for compact and medium-sized fashions, known as the MMA, that can go into manufacturing in 2025.
It additionally confirmed long-running rumours that it will create a new sub-brand out of its iconic G-Class off-roader. “The demand for the G is ahead of current capacity,” it mentioned, including, “The legend will grow.”
Mercedes mentioned plans for the electrification of AMG efficiency fashions will start in 2021 and that the super-luxury Maybach line-up will double in measurement. In a transfer that is set to considerably enhance its variety of electrified fashions, the corporate introduced that each one three of its sub-brands – AMG, Maybach and G, “will go electric”.
But that is not all. A prototype electrical automotive, known as the Vision EQXX, is being developed with claims of getting the ‘longest electrical vary’ and ‘highest effectivity’ of any EV but produced. Although no technical info has been launched for (as a teaser picture suggests) the apparently swoopy two-door mannequin, the presentation urged a automotive able to travelling from Beijing to Shanghai on one cost, that is 1207km.
Mercedes-Benz EQ vary timeline
During the investor convention, Mercedes launched a advertising video of prototype variations of the EQS saloon, EQE saloon and EQS SUV present process testing in Germany.
In the video, Mercedes’ vp of electrical automobile structure and EQ automobiles, Christoph Starzynski, said the EQE sedan is deliberate for launch internationally, in 2022, as is the bigger EQS SUV. No particulars are offered for the EQE SUV, however insiders recommend that it is set to debut internationally in 2023.
As effectively as being deliberate for manufacturing in Germany, not less than one of many new EQ fashions (the EQE sedan), is about to be produced in a three way partnership with Beijing Automotive Industry Corporation in China.
Production of the EQS will happen alongside the not too long ago unveiled seventh-generation S-Class at Mercedes’ Factory 56 in Sindelfingen, Germany.
Contrary to earlier stories, Mercedes says its new entry stage EQ mannequin, the GLA-based EQA, is deliberate to make manufacturing earlier than the tip of the 12 months. It’s certainly one of three EQ fashions set to reach in worldwide markets in 2021, alongside the GLB-based EQB and the EQS sedan.
What’s extra, our sister publication Autocar UK understands that Mercedes is planning to additional lengthen the EQ line-up with a 3rd saloon mannequin utilizing the driveline from the upcoming EQA crossover in a modified model of the A-Class Saloon.
Mercedes-Benz EQ fashions in India
The German Luxury carmaker has already launched its electrical ‘EQ’ sub-brand to India with the launch of the EQC EV SUV which has been priced at Rs 99.30 lakh (ex-showroom, India). For extra particulars on how the EQC drive you possibly can learn our Mercedes-Benz EQC India evaluate.
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