Mercedes-Benz EQC Electric SUV teased ahead of official unveil on Sept 4

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With the race for electrical automobiles heating up, Mercedes-Benz can be formally showcasing the production-ready EQC SUV to the general public on four September 2018. The EQC was first showcased on the 2016 Paris Auto Present adopted by an look on the Auto Expo 2018 in Delhi. The ‘EQ’ in its identify stands for Electrical Intelligence, and will probably be the corporate’s new electrical mobility model. Now Mercedes has given us a glimpse of half the entrance grille and the complete left headlamp in an almost 10-second lengthy teaser video. The latter a part of the video additionally reveals the place it's going to be unveiled: Stockholm, Sweden.  

Until now, we've seen simply the idea adopted by the camouflaged electrical SUV being put by way of its paces in a desert. The exams embrace evaluation of the battery’s cooling and drainage properties with the charging system. Aside from that the drive system and the management models have all been subjected to excessive climate circumstances. These embrace temperatures as excessive as 50 levels Celsius and as little as minus-35 levels Celsius.

Whereas the present set of exams of the EQC have been carried out in Spain, the driving dynamics are more likely to be examined on the Nurburgring. The EQC can be underpinned by Mercedes’ Modular Electrical Structure (MEA), which shall be shared by different upcoming EQ merchandise such because the EQA concept-based electrical hatchback and future merchandise. Mercedes had beforehand knowledgeable that the EQC Idea encompasses a 70 kWh battery pack with an estimated vary of round 500km. It will get two electrical motors positioned at each the axles which produce almost 408PS (300KW) of energy, enabling it to dash from Zero-100kmph in slightly below 5 seconds.

When it comes to competitors, Mercedes-Benz’s first all-electric SUV might be rivalling the likes of the Tesla Model X, Jaguar I-Tempo and the Audi E-tron. Prior to now, Mercedes-Benz has confirmed some dedicated in the direction of the introduction of their electrical automobiles in India. In truth, it expressed appreciable curiosity in producing its vary of electrical automobiles in India. If the plans grow to be tangible, the EQC might grow to be one of many first electrics from the German carmaker in India.

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