The brand new EQE has arrived in Croatia. Though it’s an solely electrical automotive, it’s already clear to us that it’s a typical Mercedes with solely superlatives related to it. The electrical counterpart of the E-class is a big sedan with a size of 494 centimeters and a weight of virtually 2.4 tons.
At first look, it’s clear that it’s an electrical Mercedes as a result of the entrance fascia is closed, the entire automotive is formed extra futuristic, a lot impressed by the looks of the bigger EQS, from which it takes a variety of know-how, from the drive to different particulars. Behind the spectacular look is great aerodynamics with a coefficient of solely 0.22, which considerably contributes to decrease consumption, and thus, consequently, larger vary.
The inside is typical techno minimalism. The variety of buttons has been diminished to a minimal, and most capabilities are managed by the large, vertically positioned central contact display screen. In entrance of the driving force are luxurious contact devices. Notably spectacular is the vary of house, which is nearly on the stage of the basic S-Class.
For the drive, Mercedes has ready a various vary of engines and batteries, in order that as many as seven completely different drive variants are provided. The essential ones have rear-wheel drive, and the extra highly effective fashions come commonplace with two electrical motors and all-wheel drive. The entry-level mannequin is the EQE 300 with 245 hp and an 89 kWh battery. Its declared WLTP vary is 639 kilometers. Above it’s the 350 with the identical battery, vary and 292 hp, and the EQE 350+ has the identical energy, however a bigger battery of 91 kWh and a variety of as much as 669 km. Additionally it is the mannequin with the best attain.
Different variations have all-wheel drive and 91 kWh batteries. The EQE 350 4MATIC has 292 hp and a variety of 597 km. The EQE 500 develops 408 hp and has a variety of 596 km. The prime quality are the AMG variations EQE 43 and 53 with 476 and 625 (687 HP in Increase mode).
The EQE permits charging with a really excessive energy of 170 kW, on DC energy provide and 11 or 22 kW on AC present. Mercedes affords a really promising battery guarantee of 10 years or 250,000 kilometers: They assure that with this mileage or throughout that point, the accessible battery capability is not going to drop under 70 p.c. Given that almost all opponents don’t provide greater than 7.8 years of guarantee and greater than 150,000 kilometers, it appears that evidently Mercedes has slightly extra confidence in its battery.
If we exclude the electrical drive know-how, the EQE can be a real pearl of know-how. It boasts the so-called Hyperscreen interface and the well-known MBUX infotainment know-how. There are additionally electrical opening of the entrance doorways and lots of different consolation and security programs.
The essential EQE 300 prices HRK 570,361, which is about HRK 120,000 greater than the fundamental E-class, which is considerably much less motorized. If we examine the EQE with the E-class of equal energy (E 300), the electrical mannequin is costlier by about HRK 50,000. The extra we “climb” based on the worth record, the extra favorable the electrical mannequin turns into. For instance. The most costly EQE AMG 53 with 625 hp is nearly HRK 400,000 cheaper than the gasoline AMG E 63 S, which has 612 hp.