Whenever you happen to’re shopping for a Mercedes-Benz, then you definately’re already taking a glance on the head payment pause of the market and must you add to that, the extra up-entrance payment of an EV, then sure, Mercedes-Benz are costly. This day, Australian Merc fans get a fresh entry point for the all-electric family-size SUV, the Mercedes-Benz EQC, initiating at A$124,300 (LLP incl. GST + LCT).
The newly minted EQC 400 4MATIC shall be on our roads in slack 2021, following a specification evaluate that identified an different to welcome more first-time electric SUV prospects to the all-electric market.
By comparability, must you want the Mercedes-Benz EQS luxurious sedan, you’ll pay $264,900 plus on-street funds for the S450 L 4MATIC, or a huge $329,900 plus on-roads for the S580 L 4MATIC, due slack 2021.
The fresh entry to the EQC line-up is neatly stocked with an array of luxurious and convenience capabilities. The nerve centre for convenience and performance is the MBUX infotainment machine, including negate assist an eye on, plus touchscreen and touchpad.
Within the EQC 400 4MATIC, right here’s rendered widescreen-style across two 10.25″ high resolution digital screens, and involves get proper of entry to to a bunch of electric-explicit EQ controls enabling the motive force to gaze energy plod together with the hotfoot shows and situation up charging parameters, amongst many choices. There can even be corpulent get proper of entry to to the Mercedes me Connect app, which enables assist an eye on of numerous functions by means of a linked smartphone and distant get proper of entry to to key automobile information, including payment set aside.
Assorted standard comfort-and-convenience capabilities encompass electrically adjustable entrance seats and guidance column with reminiscence settings, heated entrance seats, murky ARTICO upholstery, DAB+ digital radio, smartphone integration by means of Apple CarPlay or Google Android Auto, ambient lights with 64 colours, twin-zone climate assist an eye on, KEYLESS-GO get proper of entry to and birth up, an EASY-PACK powered tailgate, and Parking Kit with Energetic Parking Benefit and a 360° digicam.
An expectedly complete suite of standard safety and convenience tools involves nine airbags and Electronic Steadiness Program (ESP), Traffic Trace Benefit, the Driving Assistance Kit Plus including Energetic Distance DISTRONIC, Evasive Steering Benefit, Energetic Braking Benefit, Energetic Lane Conserving Benefit, Energetic Blind Plight Benefit and the PRE-SAFE machine that prepares the auto and occupants within the tournament of an forthcoming collision.
Externally, the MULTIBEAM LED headlights absorb Adaptive Highbeam Benefit, and are share of an overall lights equipment that involves LED daytime running lights and an LED lightband that runs across the high of the radiator grille. An assertive stance is enhanced by aerodynamically optimised 20-depart AMG Multi-spoke alloy wheels in gloss murky, with a high-sheen enact.
The EQC 400 4MATIC utilises the same very talked-about drivetrain, with entrance and rear asynchronous electric motors producing combined outputs of 300 kW and 760 Nm. With all its prodigious torque accessible from standstill, the EQC 400 can wander up from leisure to 100 km/h in as cramped as 5.1 seconds. An 80 kWh lithium-ion battery provides anticipated range of up to 430 km (ADR) and energy effectivity of 23.8 kW per 100km.
All variants within the EQC range encompass a 5-yr unlimited subscription to the Chargefox national network of ultra-rapid stations and taking part rapid charging stations. Charging cables for home sockets and public charging stations are supplied, and a Mercedes-Benz Wall Field can be purchased individually to allow sooner, programmable dwelling charging. The EQC is capable of charging at up to 110 kW by means of DC and 11 kW by means of AC.
The Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC Sport
Formerly the sole EQC variant accessible, this acquainted and cherished automobile involves the tools listed above, whilst preserving some distinctive visual enhancement and convenience capabilities to satisfaction prospects seeking a sportier specification.
The EQC 400 4MATIC Sport is visually distinct by means of the AMG Line exterior, which involves the AMG-explicit Dark Panel radiator grille in a twin-blade develop, entrance apron with its jet-trudge develop and life like AIR CURTAINS, and a broader rear apron with diffuser. An AMG Line interior involves a sports-style multifunction guidance wheel in Nappa leather-basically basically based mostly, with AMG ground mats. Assorted visual differentiation comes from the glass sunroof, and darkish privateness glass for the rear dwelling windows.
The Sport model can even be clad in AMG leather-basically basically based mostly seats and an ARTICO dashboard, and is supplied with a head-up inform and 21-depart AMG Multi-spoke alloy wheels in gloss murky with a high-sheen silver enact.
Two fresh paint colours shall be accessible to repeat across each fashions, named Spectral Blue and designo Opalite White Intellectual.
The Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC family-size SUV shall be supplied for $124,300 (LLP incl. GST + LCT), creating a fresh entry point. The Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC Sport model retails for $141,300 (LLP incl. GST + LCT).
The fresh EQC 400 4MATIC variant shall be accessible to repeat rapidly, with first arrivals anticipated toward the tip of 2021.