Mercedes-Benz isn’t slowing down on changing its portfolio of luxurious vehicles into electrical automobiles. The German carmaker’s newest all-electric automotive, the EQE sedan, sits under its pricier EQS fashions whereas nonetheless providing loads of options that you just count on from the model.
Mercedes-Benz’s present EV choices embody the EQB SUV and the EQS sedan. The EQS SUV is popping out quickly; an AMG SUV model of the EQE was introduced final month. Beginning at $74,900 the EQE sedan will slot properly into Mercedes-Benz’s lineup, nicely under the $100,000 beginning worth of the EQS and its different efficiency EV fashions.
Three fashions, three trims — The EQE sedan lineup contains the EQE 350+, the EQE 350 4Matic, and the EQE 500 4Matic. Every of the fashions may have three trim choices: Premium, Unique, and Pinnacle, with the most cost effective mannequin and trim package deal beginning at $74,900. You’ll be able to, in fact, go all out for a Pinnacle trim of the EQE 500 4Matic mannequin that begins at $91,500.
The Premium base mannequin will get 288 horsepower and 391 lb-ft of torque, whereas essentially the most highly effective EQE 500 4Matic goes as much as 402 horsepower and 633 lb-ft of torque. For those who go for the Unique trim, you’ll get an augmented actuality navigation system, whereas the Pinnacle trim offers you a heads-up show and four-zone local weather management.
Nevertheless you configure your EQE, you’ll be able to count on a 305-mile vary with its 90.6 kWh battery. You received’t get the premium 56-inch Hyperscreen with the EQEs, however you’ll nonetheless get the MBUX infotainment system that has a 12.8-inch OLED touchscreen and a 12.3-inch driver show. Particular to the EV fashions, there’ll be a navigation system that takes into consideration your accessible cost, charging stations alongside your route, and the vitality demand to get to your vacation spot.
It’s not a Mercedes until there are a bunch of premium options packed in, and it’s no totally different for the extra reasonably priced EQE sedan. It’ll have a number of driver help options, together with Blind Spot Help, Energetic Lane Holding Help, LED Headlamps, Highbeam Help, and a package deal that makes parking a breeze. The EQE sedan can even have 64-color ambient lighting and heated entrance seats to actually set no matter temper you need.
Arriving quickly — The 2023 EQE sedan is ready to hit U.S. dealerships in fall 2022, so you’ll be able to count on to begin seeing them quickly. For those who’re available in the market for an SUV model of the EQE although, you’ll have to attend till 2023.
At a extra approachable worth level, it’s seemingly we’ll see extra EQE sedans on the highway than the EQS fashions. Nevertheless, Mercedes-Benz can also be planning to drop the EQS SUV this fall, so you’ll be able to test them each out at dealerships shortly.