Mercedes’ first completely electrical SUV has been identified undergoing testing prior to it hits display rooms in late 2019. This mid-sized household car is the brand’s first totally electric vehicle and will be an option to the similarity the Tesla Model X and Jaguar I-Pace.
2019 Mercedes EQ C Styling
From these images of a model being executed its speeds, you can see the upcoming EQ C will have the same standard proportions as the recent Concept EQ car– shown above right. It’ll be about the very same size as the existing GLC SUV however will include lots of futuristic styling tweaks to hint at its electrical foundations.
There’ll be no requirement for big air consumptions to cool a hot fuel or diesel motor so the EQ C’s three-pointed star badge is anticipated to being in a lit up frame that’ll mimic the conventional grille on existing Mercedes models. A thin band of LED daytime running lights could extend best throughout the front bumper in a comparable way to the Concept EQ while a couple of contrasting blue information will mean its electrical drive system.
2019 Mercedes EQ C Interior
The EQ C’s interior isn’t really anticipated to look quite as extreme as the cabin displayed in the Concept EQ– shown above. In place of the concept’s buttonless dashboard, the EQ C will most likely take inspiration 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 replaced by a substantial widescreen screen while a lot of ambient LED lights might brighten the car’s air vents and door handles. Luxurious materials, comfy seats and a lot of head and legroom will mark it out as a more luxurious option to the likes of the upcoming Jaguar I-Pace.
2019 Mercedes EQ C Engines and Driving
No official details have emerged about the EQ C’s range or efficiency, however if it follows in the Concept EQ’s footsteps it’ll come with a 310-mile range and speed up from 0-62mph in less than five seconds. Just like all electric cars, the EQ C will be capable of delivering near-instant bursts of acceleration in addition to cruising along in almost complete silence at slow speeds. This must make it relaxing to drive in town yet still enjoyable 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 look in 2019 and go on sale later that year. No costs have been revealed however it’ll probably set you back from around ₤ 55,000– about the like a top-spec GLC with all the optional bells and whistles.