Mercedes-Benz EQC has tested the ice in Switzerland and is ready to enter the market

Mercedes-Benz EQC has tested the ice in Switzerland and is ready to enter the market

February 25, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The network has photos of the first electric car from the guys from Stuttgart, which show how the serial version of the crossover “storming” the ice road. The model without camouflage passed the last road tests.

Mercedes-Benz is preparing to introduce to the international market its first electric car in the form of a powerful and practically off-road crossover EQC. The latest photos taken from the range in Switzerland, where the model passes the latest tests and fine-tuning of the systems, speak about its readiness for sales. Like other automakers, including rival BMW with iNext, Mercedes is testing EQCs in extreme cold conditions to see how the various vehicle systems work.

 For Mercedes, the goal of winter testing covers everything from off-road capabilities to cold storage at low temperatures, especially when the heating in the cabin is turned on. Moreover, stroke range check is the most important test for an electric vehicle today.

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 According to preliminary information, the Mercedes EQC will be equipped with a battery of 80 kW * hours, which will provide about 450 km of full charge. The battery works together with two electric motors that develop a total power of 402 hp, which is enough to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in just 5.1 seconds.

The first fully electric SUV Mercedes will go into production this year at various venues around the world. Price information is not yet available.