Mercedes’ first totally electric SUV has actually been spotted going through screening before it strikes display rooms in late 2019. This mid-sized family car is the brand’s first completely 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 prototype being executed its paces, you can see the upcoming EQ C will have the same fundamental proportions as the current Concept EQ car– revealed above right. It’ll have to do with the same size as the existing GLC SUV however will include great deals of futuristic styling tweaks to hint at its electric foundations.
There’ll be no requirement for large air intakes to cool a hot petrol or diesel motor so the EQ C’s three-pointed star badge is expected to sit in a lit up frame that’ll imitate the traditional grille on existing Mercedes models. A thin band of LED daytime running lights might extend right across the front bumper in a similar way to the Concept EQ while a few contrasting blue information will hint at its electrical drive system.
2019 Mercedes EQ C Interior
The EQ C’s interior isn’t anticipated to look quite as extreme as the cabin shown in the Concept EQ– shown above. In place of the concept’s buttonless dashboard, the EQ C will most likely take inspiration from the present crop of Mercedes SUV– albeit with a more minimalist twist.
Traditional infotainment screens and analogue dials on the dashboard will be changed by a huge widescreen display screen while plenty of ambient LED lights could illuminate the car’s air vents and door deals with. Luxurious products, comfy seats and a lot of head and legroom will mark it out as a more luxurious alternative to the likes of the upcoming Jaguar I-Pace.
2019 Mercedes EQ C Engines and Driving
No official information have emerged about the EQ C’s range or performance, but 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 5 seconds.
As with all electrical cars, the EQ C will be capable of delivering near-instant bursts of acceleration along with travelling along in practically complete silence at sluggish 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 expected to make its first public appearance in 2019 and go on sale later on that year. No rates 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.