At the International Auto Show IAA Mercedes Benz AG unveiled two new electric car models - Mercedes EQE and Mercedes EQB, as well as two concept cars - Mercedes-Maybach EQS and Mercedes EQG.
EQE will be available on the market from mid-2022. It follows in the footsteps of luxury EQS and is the second all-electric car based on high-end electrical architecture. Compact in size, but also sportier, it fully aligns with EQS in interior design and equipment - for example, as an option, the Hyperscreen is available with the latest generation MBUX, automatic doors (front) and also rear axle adjustment.
With a single charge, the EQE can measure distances of up to 660 kilometers. EQE is a lithium-ion battery with a useful capacity of 90 kWh.
After the EQA, the EQB is the second all-electric compact car in the Mercedes-EQ family. Powerful and efficient electric propulsion, a smart recuperation system and navigation with electric intelligence are just some of the features that link it to EQA.
According to the WLTP, the EQB can travel 419 kilometers on a single charge. The EQB comes standard with five seats but is optionally available with a third row of seats. The initial offer includes EQB 300 4MATIC and EQB 350 4MATIC with a total electricity consumption of 16.2 kWh per 100 km. However, a model with front-wheel drive and a version with particularly high reach are also planned.
The EQB will be launched at the end of this year and will be the fourth fully electric Mercedes-Benz passenger car introduced in 2021, behind the EQS, EQC, EQA and EQV.
In the foreseeable future, a fully electric version is also planned in the SUV luxury segment - Mercedes-Maybach EQS and electric G-Class. According to Britta Seeger, a board member of Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz AG, many Mercedes customers expect their chosen brand to stand for sustainable values and take responsibility for the environment. That's why the company also creates advanced, forward-looking alternatives to traditional luxury brands. And both of these concept cars are proof that state-of-the-art electric drive technology, combined with innovative infotainment systems and the craftsmanship, traditions and sophisticated interiors of old brands, create a unique luxury experience.