Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ Unveiled At Auto Expo 2018

Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ Unveiled At Auto Expo 2018

By: || Updated: 09 Mar 2018 01:35 PM

The electric crossover from Mercedes-Benz will be introduced globally by 2019

Luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz has revealed its Concept EQ prototype at the ongoing Indian Auto Expo 2018. First revealed at the 2017 Paris Motor Show the Concept EQ is an all-electric crossover with a claimed range of 500 kilometres. Production of the first EQ vehicle, the EQC, will kick-start from Mercedes’ Bremen plant in Germany in 2019 with a subsequent launch in the same year.

Just as you’d expect from a concept, the EQ looks futuristic with a brushed aluminium paint scheme and blue LED accent lights that accentuate its electric nature. The rear profile too looks neat, with a large LED strip joining the two tail lights. The machine-cut alloys too match its extravagant style.

The interiors continue to retain the concept feel, with a large screen on the clean dashboard displaying vital information, and another screen behind the front seats. The blue-light theme travels inside as well as you can see the only colour noticeable, barring the upholstery’s grey, is blue.

Mercedes-Benz EQ Concept

The EQ concept’s platform will be used to build crossovers of varying sizes. The first production-ready vehicle, the EQC, will be equipped with dual electric motors which generates maximum power of 408PS. The crossover will come with an all-wheel drive setup and will sprint from 0-100kmph in under 5 seconds.

Stay tuned to CarDekho for more updates on the other cars on display at the Auto Expo 2018.

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