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Mercedes Benz will be launching its first-ever all-electric vehicle EQC in the Indian market on October 8, 2020. The company has already sent out the media invites for the same. It will be a virtual launch. This will further mark the entry of the company in the electric luxury vehicle segment. The German luxury automaker has also listed the electric SUV on its official website. Mercedes Benz EQC was showcased earlier this year and it gets a silhouette similar to that of GLC. The brand has not revealed anything about the price but we can expect it to be priced around Rs 1 crore (ex-showroom). The EQC will go on sale in India next month.
Cosmetically, the upcoming Mercedes Benz EQC will feature a large black panel radiator grille along with matrix LED headlamps. There will also be an LED strip light placed above the grille. At the rear, it will get split LED tail-lights that will be joined by a light strip. The stooping roofline makes the EQC look like a coupe. The SUV also gets an EQC badging. On the sides, it will get 20-inch alloy wheels.
Talking about the interior features, the all-electric SUV will get a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system with MBUX interface, TFT screen for the instrument panel, automatic AC, wireless charger, and a panoramic sunroof among others. The front seats will come with massage functionality. Furthermore, the EQC will also get five driving modes namely Eco, Comfort, Max Range, Sport, and Individual.
The Mercedes Benz EQC will come equipped with an 80 kWh lithium-ion battery pack along with two asynchronous electric motors one at each axle. With this combination, the SUV delivers 408 bhp power and 760 Nm torque. Due to the presence of 4Matic+ AWD, this all-electric SUV can easily go from 0-100 kmph in 5.1 seconds. It will get both regular and fast charging options as a standard feature. The premium all-electric SUV offers a driving range of over 450 kms on a single charge.
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