The upcoming EQE Sedan is an electrical model of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. It’s primarily based on the Mercedes-EQ electrical structure (EVA2). The 2023 mannequin is scheduled to reach in US dealerships within the fall, at a beginning worth of $74,900.
All EQE fashions have an electrical drivetrain (eATS) on the rear axle. The 2023 lineup contains the entry-level EQE 350 and the efficiency EQE 350+, in addition to the EQE 350 and 500 4MATIC dual-motor AWD variations.
Fitted with a 90.6 kWh battery, the EQE 350+ delivers 305 miles of vary, in keeping with EPA estimates. The batteries had been developed on the Mercedes-Benz Battery Competence Middle and are produced on the firm’s Stuttgart-Untertürkheim plant.
The EQE’s battery pack accommodates ten modules. The energetic materials consists of nickel, cobalt and manganese in a ratio of 8:1:1. This reduces the cobalt content material to lower than 10%. Mercedes hopes to have the ability to dispense fully with supplies resembling cobalt by way of the usage of new post-lithium-ion applied sciences.
An EQ-specific navigation system known as Electrical Intelligence components the weather of electrical driving, resembling out there cost, charging stations alongside the route, and driving fashion, into its route calculations, and computes the vitality demand of the route.