The Mercedes-Benz EQC shall be launched in India on October 8, 2020. With the market debut of the SUV, Mercedes will change into the primary luxurious automaker to introduce an all-electric mannequin within the nation, beating the likes of Audi and Jaguar that are additionally readying their very own EV choices for our market.
- The Mercedes EQC is predicated on the platform of the GLC SUV
- It will get a 408hp electrical powertrain, with a 400km of vary
- Price anticipated to be within the area of Rs 1 crore (ex-showroom)
Mercedes EQC design and options
Though the EQC shares its underpinnings with the conventionally-powered GLC, Mercedes has reworked the styling sufficient to make sure that it stands out. The entrance fascia appears distinct, with its piano black grille flanked by a pair of swanky LED headlamps. The rear is marked out by a steady mild band interlinking the smooth tail-lamps, and the uniquely designed alloy wheels, with blue detailing, reaffirm the car’s inexperienced credentials.
The cabin is an identical affair. It is typical, new-age Mercedes, however with particulars just like the ribbed end on the door pads, bronze inserts in within the air-con vents and new-age cloth upholstery gifting away the EQC as Mercedes’ all-electric providing.
In phrases of apparatus, the e-SUV will include seven airbags, Attention Assist, a 12.3-inch digital instrument display screen, a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system with related automobile tech, voice assistant and a sunroof, amongst different options.
Mercedes EQC battery and electrical motor
The EQC is powered by two asynchronous motors, one on every axle, producing a mixed 408hp and 765Nm of toque. A floor-mounted 85kWh lithium-ion battery pack is able to delivering a WLTP-certified vary of 400km on a single cost.
Charging occasions are pegged at 21 hours from an ordinary 15A (3.4kW) home electrical provide, or 10 hours with the 7.5kW wall-box charger offered by Mercedes. These charging occasions may be significantly diminished utilizing the community of 50kW DC quick chargers that’s slowly developing throughout completely different cities.
Mercedes EQC worth estimate and competitors
Being a totally imported electrical car, the EQC gained’t are available low cost. Expect costs within the vary of Rs 1 crore (ex-showroom). Though it is going to don’t have any direct rivals at launch, the Mercedes EQC will finally should deal with the Audi e-tron and Jaguar I-Pace which are additionally India-bound within the coming months.
Mercedes-Benz EQC India overview, take a look at drive
2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC India video overview