Mercedes-Benz EQC electric SUV launched in India
The all-electric SUV Mercedes-Benz EQC has officially launched in India at an introductory price of Rs 99.30 lakh. This is the first product under the brand Mercedes-Benz EQ which is available in six cities in phase 1-Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai and Hyderabad.
Mercedes-Benz EQC electric SUV
The luxury electric SUV is powered by an 80 kWh lithium-ion battery with a range of 445-471 km on a single charge. The company claims that the EQC has a power consumption of 20.8-19.7 kWh/100 km.
It is equipped with 2 electric motors one at the front and other at the rear axles with a combined output of 408hp and can accelerate from 0-100 km/hr in 5.1 seconds.
“For us, it (the launch of EQC) is the opening of the door for electrification of our portfolio. We are at the forefront again in creating a trend. We believe it is an important milestone in our journey to sustainable mobility it is our entry into an electrified future as well,” Mercedes-Benz India MD and CEO Martin Schwenk told.
The Mercedes Benz EQC will be for the first 50 units and includes AC wall box charger, home electrical charger, 5 years unlimited on-road assistance, 5 years comprehensive service package, 5-year unlimited kilometres extended warranty, 8 years/1,60,000kms battery cover. The company is providing charging infrastructure at over 100 locations across 48 cities in India.
It has some amazing features such as biometric ID access for unlocking the car which plays a key role in the terms of safety of the car. Apart from that it also has an anti-theft alarm system, ‘Mercedes me’ connect which is connected to an App and notifies if any unwanted movement occurs.
Not only this, but it also comes with a vehicle battery management that allows users to remotely check the EQC’s battery status, access the status of charging, range, etc.
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