Electric vehicles in the last decade began to gradually capture the global car market. China has become the leader in this regard, but world-famous brands are trying to keep up with their electric car models.
Mercedes is no exception, but what is special about Mercedes electric cars, and how technologically advanced are they?
Electric crossover Mercedes-Benz EQC
The Mercedes-Benz electric crossover is the debut model of the “electric” EQ series.
The new electric Mercedes-Benz EQ belongs to the class of mid-size cars, with a wheelbase of 2873 mm and length of 4761 mm.
The car is equipped with a double-lever front suspension and a multi-link rear. The body is stylish and premium and the same can be said about the interior.
The electric car has a 408 hp engine, paired with an 80 kWh battery installed under the cabin floor. On one charge, the battery can cover up to 450 km on the NEDC cycle.
The maximum speed that the EQC can reach is 112 mph, with a 0-62 mph time of 5.1 seconds.
Forgotten Mercedes B Electric Drive
At the time of its release in 2014, this car was the first mass-produced electric car from Mercedes.
The electric motor delivers 179 hp (132 kW) and 340 Nm of maximum torque and the battery has a capacity of 28 kWh.
The interior of the car is identical to other B-Class models, and to make the car feel more modern, did you know that you can make a Mercedes steering wheel upgrade?
The C-Class is equipped with an emergency braking system, Lane Keeping Assist, parking assistance, as well as an emergency interior lighting function.
Latest models of Mercedes electric cars available in 2022
Mercedes-Benz EQA. The EQA is equipped with a 190 hp engine and a lithium-ion battery that allows you to travel up to 264 miles on a single charge. Acceleration from 0-62 mph takes 8.9 seconds and the maximum speed is 99 mph. The battery can be charged in just half an hour when using high-speed charging.
Mercedes-Benz EQB. Depending on the configuration, its motor has a power of 204, 250 or 340 hp. The largest battery gives a range of up to 257 miles without recharging. In the top-end configuration, the EQB model car is equipped with all-wheel drive.
Mercedes-Benz EQE. Due for release in 2022 the car will be equipped with an electric powertrain with a total capacity of 400 hp. On one battery charge, the car will be able to drive up to 394 miles and compete with the Tesla Model S.