Mercedes’ very first fully electrical SUV has been identified going through screening prior to it strikes display rooms in late 2019. This mid-sized family car is the brand’s first fully electric vehicle and will be an alternative to the similarity the Tesla Model X and Jaguar I-Pace.
2019 Mercedes EQ C Styling
From these pictures of a model being put through its rates, you can see the upcoming EQ C will have the very same basic proportions as the recent Concept EQ car– revealed above right. It’ll have to do with the same size as the existing GLC SUV but will feature great deals of futuristic styling tweaks to hint at its electric underpinnings. There’ll be no need for big air intakes to cool a hot petrol or diesel motor so the EQ C’s three-pointed star badge is anticipated to being in an illuminated frame that’ll mimic the standard grille on existing Mercedes models. A thin band of LED daytime running lights could extend best across the front bumper in a similar way to the Concept EQ while a couple of contrasting blue details will mean its electric drive system.
2019 Mercedes EQ C Interior
The EQ C’s interior isn’t expected to look rather as radical as the cabin displayed in the Concept EQ– revealed above. In place of the principle’s buttonless dashboard, the EQ C will most likely take motivation from the present 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 big widescreen display while a lot of ambient LED lights could illuminate the car’s air vents and door handles. Plush products, comfortable seats and plenty of head and legroom will mark it out as a more elegant alternative to the likes of the upcoming Jaguar I-Pace.
2019 Mercedes EQ C Engines and Driving
No authorities details have emerged about the EQ C’s range or performance, however if it follows in the Concept EQ’s footsteps it’ll come with a 310-mile variety and speed up from 0-62mph in less than 5 seconds. Similar to all electric cars, the EQ C will can delivering near-instant bursts of velocity as well as cruising along in almost complete silence at sluggish speeds. This ought to 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 expected to make its first public look in 2019 and go on sale later that year. No rates have actually been revealed however it’ll probably set you back from around ₤ 55,000– about the same as a top-spec GLC with all the optional bells and whistles.