Mercedes’ very first completely electrical SUV has been found undergoing screening before it hits display rooms in late 2019. This mid-sized family car is the brand name’s very 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 same standard proportions as the recent Concept EQ car– shown above right. It’ll be about the exact same size as the existing GLC SUV however will feature great deals of futuristic styling tweaks to mean its electric underpinnings.
There’ll be no need for big air consumptions to cool a hot petrol or diesel engine so the EQ C’s three-pointed star badge is expected to sit in an illuminated frame that’ll mimic the standard grille on existing Mercedes models. A thin band of LED daytime running lights might extend best throughout the front bumper in a similar manner to the Concept EQ while a couple of contrasting blue information will hint at its electrical drive system.
2019 Mercedes EQ C Interior
The EQ C’s interior isn’t expected to look quite as radical 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 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 replaced by a big widescreen display screen while lots of ambient LED lights might brighten the car’s air vents and door deals with. Plush products, comfortable seats and lots 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 details have emerged about the EQ C’s range or performance, however if it follows in the Concept EQ’s footsteps it’ll feature a 310-mile range and speed up from 0-62mph in less than 5 seconds. Similar to all electrical cars, the EQ C will can providing near-instant bursts of velocity as well as travelling along in practically complete silence at slow speeds. This must 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 very first public appearance in 2019 and go on sale later that year. No rates have actually been revealed but it’ll most likely set you back from approximately ₤ 55,000– about the same as a top-spec GLC with all the optional bells and whistles.