Mercedes’ first fully electric SUV has actually been spotted undergoing screening prior to it strikes showrooms in late 2019. This mid-sized family car is the brand’s first completely electric vehicle and will be an alternative to the likes of the Tesla Model X and Jaguar I-Pace.
2019 Mercedes EQ C Styling
From these pictures of a prototype being put through its speeds, you can see the upcoming EQ C will have the exact same basic percentages as the current Concept EQ car– shown above right. It’ll be about the exact same size as the existing GLC SUV but will include great deals of futuristic styling tweaks to hint at its electric underpinnings.
There’ll be no requirement for big air intakes to cool a hot fuel or diesel motor so the EQ C’s three-pointed star badge is anticipated to sit in an illuminated frame that’ll mimic the traditional grille on existing Mercedes models. A thin band of LED daytime running lights might extend best throughout the front bumper in a comparable manner to the Concept EQ while a couple of contrasting blue details will hint at its electric drive system.
2019 Mercedes EQ C Interior
The EQ C’s interior isn’t really anticipated to look rather as extreme as the cabin shown in the Concept EQ– revealed above. In place of the idea’s buttonless dashboard, the EQ C will probably take motivation from the current crop of Mercedes SUV– albeit with a more minimalist twist. Conventional infotainment screens and analogue dials on the control panel will be changed by a huge widescreen screen while a lot of ambient LED lights could light up the car’s air vents and door manages. Luxurious materials, comfortable seats and plenty of head and legroom will mark it out as a more luxurious option to the similarity the upcoming Jaguar I-Pace.
2019 Mercedes EQ C Engines and Driving
No official information have actually emerged about the EQ C’s range or efficiency, however if it follows in the Concept EQ’s footsteps it’ll include a 310-mile range and accelerate from 0-62mph in less than five seconds. Just like all electric cars, the EQ C will can providing near-instant bursts of velocity in addition to travelling along in nearly complete silence at slow speeds. This should make it unwinding to drive in town yet still fun to blast along an empty back road.
2019 Mercedes EQ C Price and Release Date
The EQ C is anticipated to make its very first public appearance in 2019 and go on sale later on that year. No costs have actually been announced but it’ll most likely set you back from approximately ₤ 55,000– about the like a top-spec GLC with all the optional bells and whistles.