Mercedes-AMG EQE 53 4MATIC+

Mercedes-AMG EQE 53 4MATIC+

The new Mercedes-AMG EQE 53 4MATIC+ will deliver a power output of up to 505 kW (687 hp) and torque of up to 1000 Nm with the AMG DYNAMIC PLUS Package, and an electric driving range of 275-321 miles. 

A motor on each of the axles gives fully variable all-wheel drive, and helps the EQE 53 4MATIC+ to accelerate from 0-62mph in 3.3 seconds.

The AMG SOUND EXPERIENCE creates a unique sound experience with the help of special speakers, bass actuator and a sound generator, with “Authentic” and optional “Performance” programmes for the AMG DYNAMIC PLUS Package. Both are available in three variants: “Balanced”, “Sport” and “Powerful”. 

The EQE 53 4MATIC+ uses AMG-specific electric motors to allow higher engine speeds and even more power. Water cooling allows repeated acceleration with consistently high performance.

The EQE 53 4MATIC+ features a 90.6 kWh lithium-ion battery. In the Sport and Sport+ drive programmes the focus is on performance, in the Comfort drive programme the focus is on operating range.

Updates for the battery management system can be installed over-the-air for continuous improvements over the life cycle.

The battery can charge at up to 170 kW rapid charging stations, when 112 miles (WLTP) can be recharged in just 15 minutes. It can also be charged at home or at public charging stations with 11 kW or optionally 22 kW AC. In Japan, bidirectional charging will also be possible.

If Navigation with Electric Intelligence is activated, the battery is preheated or cooled while driving to reach the optimal temperature for fast charging at the charging point.

The ECO Charging function reduces the battery load during charging, slowing down the natural ageing process of the battery. Customers can also benefit from “charging interruption” function: the charging process can be paused at selectable times to use cheaper off-peak electricity at a later time.

The battery can also be charged through energy recovery using recuperation. The recuperation power reaches up to 260 kW. The driver can adjust the level of recuperation in three stages via switches on the steering wheel.

AMG Performance 4MATIC+ fully variable all-wheel drive continuously distributes drive torque between the front and rear axles depending on the driving situation. Compared to a mechanical all-wheel drive system, the electric-specific system ensures a significantly faster response. The torque is checked 160 times per second and adjusted if necessary.

The torque distribution depends on the selected drive programme: in “Comfort” mode the focus is on maximum efficiency, while in “Sport” and “Sport+” the torque is more rear-biased.

The AMG RIDE CONTROL+ air suspension has adaptive adjustable damping and lowers the car by 15mm in S and S+ drive programmes.

The MICHELIN Pilot Sport EV tyres are specifically designed for electric sports cars.

Rear axle steering is standard, with a steering angle of up to 3.6 degrees for more agile handling, with the rear wheels steering in the opposite direction to the front wheels at speeds below 37 mph. At speeds above 37 mph, the rear wheels steer in the same direction as the front wheels to offer increased handling stability and driving safety at high speeds.

There are five AMG DYNAMIC SELECT drive programmes: “Slippery”, “Comfort”, “Sport”, “Sport+” and “Individual”.

The AMG DYNAMIC PLUS Package, available as an option for the EQE 53 4MATIC+, includes RACE START.

With Mercedes me Charge, customers can always be sure of “green” charging at every public charging station throughout Europe as of 2021. All European EQE customers can also use the IONITY fast charging network free of charge for one year via Mercedes me Charge, and there’s a new Plug & Charge function.

Mercedes me Charge is currently the largest charging network worldwide; it currently has more than 500,000 AC and DC charging points in 31 countries, including over 200,000 in Europe. Also included are the 336 fast-charging stations of the IONITY fast-charging network co-founded by Mercedes-Benz. In addition, the functionality of Mercedes me Charge in MBUX has been expanded to include functions such as filtering and forecasting the availability of charging stations.

Electric Intelligence plans a fast and convenient route in advance, including charging stops, based on numerous factors such as the calculated energy demand, as well as reacting dynamically to the traffic situation on the planned route.

Stand-alone AMG electric vehicles will follow.

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