The model range will include two variants at launch: EQE 350 (power consumption according to WLTP standard: 19.3-15.7 kWh/100 km; CO2 emissions: 0 g/km) It offers 215 kW and a second model. EQE is produced at the German factory in Bremen for the global market and at the German-Chinese joint venture BBAC in Beijing for the local market. The gradual global launch will take place in mid-2022.
Compared to the EQS luxury sedan, the EQE is sharper with a slightly shorter wheelbase, shorter overhangs and more recessed sides. The overhangs and front are short and the outward flush wheels measuring 19 to 21 inches, as well as a distinctly muscular shoulder, give the EQE an athletic character.
In terms of exterior dimensions (length/width/height: 4,946/1.961/1,512 millimeters), the EQE is comparable to the current CLS. Like the latter, it has a fixed rear window and a tailgate. The interior dimensions significantly exceed even those of the current E-Class, for example in terms of shoulder room (plus 27 mm) at the front or interior length (plus 80 mm).
Unusual interior design and high user comfort
With Hyperscreen MBUX (optional), the entire instrument cluster is a large screen. The passenger-oriented 12.3-inch OLED screen provides the passenger with their own screen and control area. In Europe, the front passenger is also allowed to watch dynamic content such as video, TV or the Internet while driving. And there’s no need to cheat… because Mercedes-EQ relies on smart, camera-based locking logic: if the camera detects that the driver is looking at the passenger’s screen, the passenger is automatically paused for certain content.
The latest generation MBUX, recently introduced at EQS, is also available in EQE. Thanks to the adaptive software, the control and display concept is completely adapted to the user and offers personalized recommendations for numerous infotainment, comfort and vehicle functions.
an efficient engine
First the 215 kW EQE 350 and a second model will be launched. All EQEs are equipped with an electric traction chain (eATS) at the rear axle. Later versions with 4MATIC will also be equipped with an EATS on the front axle.
In the EQE, the lithium-ion battery consists of ten modules and has a useful energy capacity of 90 kWh. Innovative in-house developed battery management software allows over-the-air (OTA) updates. EQE’s energy management therefore remains up-to-date throughout its lifecycle. Its autonomy (according to the WLTP cycle) ranges from 567 to 654 km.