Mercedes-Benz simply introduced the pricing of its all-electric luxurious sedan the EQE, and unsurprisingly, it begins north of $76,000. However in contrast to its electrified sibling the EQS, it’s not being listed at a value decrease than its gas-powered equal.
The EQE sedan is a barely smaller sedan constructed on the identical technical platform because the EQS. It was first revealed in late 2021 and is lastly anticipated to hit dealerships within the US in only a matter of weeks.
The EQE is anticipated to hit dealerships within the US in only a matter of weeks
The rear-wheel drive launch mannequin of the EQE will use the identical 90kWh battery pack that powers the bottom mannequin of the EQS, which the corporate says shall be good for as much as a powerful 305 miles of vary — which is lower than the unique estimate of 410 miles that the automaker had stated when first saying the EV. This EQE will put down considerably much less energy — 288 horsepower versus the 516hp of the all-wheel drive EQS.
The EQE shall be provided in three trim ranges — Premium, Unique, and Pinnacle — with three variants per trim relying on battery dimension and expertise. Right here’s the record of assorted options and costs, as per Mercedes’ press launch:
The EQS already seems to be like a worthy competitor to Tesla’s Mannequin S Plaid, so the EQE is all about making an attempt to supply a considerably extra inexpensive and approachable method into what Mercedes-Benz is doing on the excessive finish with its electrical vehicles.
Mercedes just lately revealed an SUV model of the EQE that received’t attain dealerships till 2023. As well as, the automaker can also be engaged on an electrified G-Wagen for mid-2024 in addition to electrified AMG and Maybach fashions. The corporate says it should go all-electric by 2030, committing to speculate €40 billion (about $47 billion) within the effort.