Together, they generate an output of 402 hp and a maximum torque of 561 lb-ft. Mercedes-Benz engineers have enhanced noise comfort with a number of measures. Support arms raise the battery to the vehicle's floor from below, and an employee monitors the automatic bolting in place. MBUX Interior Assistant: an even greater experience. One example is the louvered edge of the instrument panel, which resembles the cooling ribs of a hi-fi amplifier. The test program is comprised of more than 500 individual tests. In addition, the system is able to distinguish between the driver's and front passenger's wishes and thus knows for whose seat the seat heating is to be activated, for example. Intelligent services: Relaxed travel from start to finish. This is where the EQCs are equipped with a battery for the first time. The extended roofline and window layout with a low shoulder line and the coupe-like roof recess at the rear visually position it between an SUV and an SUV coupe. In the more economical driving modes, the haptic accelerator pedal that prompts the driver to conserve power plays an important role. These standards exceed legal requirements. On the road to emission-free driving, Daimler is systematically pursuing a three-pronged powertrain strategy to be able to realize maximum environmental compatibility across all vehicle classes (incl. EQ also offers comprehensive services with Mercedes me connect, which makes electric mobility convenient and suitable for everyday driving. There are also special tests for the electric powertrain, the battery, and the interplay of all powertrain components. Expected Price and Release Date of 2021 Mercedes-Benz EQC. Alternatively the user can access the EQ menu of the MBUX system directly using a hard key in the lower left control panel. As the finishing touch to the top of the Black Panel grille it provides a visual link to the characteristic Mercedes-Benz daytime running lights. The high-voltage system automatically shuts down, according to the severity of the accident. The typical Mercedes-Benz wing profile is asymmetrical, with a "cut-out" in the driver area. Deformation elements are installed between the frame and the battery, and these are able to absorb additional forces in the event of a severe side impact. As a result, the interior of the EQC is extremely quiet. At CES 2019 in Las Vegas the first Mercedes-Benz vehicle from the EQ brand is celebrating its U.S. premiere. Production for the U.S. … The driver is also able to influence the recuperation level using paddles behind the steering wheel. As the first Mercedes-Benz model under the new product and technology brand EQ, the Mercedes-Benz EQC … Mercedes has also announced pricing of the standard 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4Matic. Premiere at CES in Las Vegas in January and will go on sale in the U.S. in 2021. To this end, the Mercedes engineers use what is known as sensor fusion. These elements are accompanied by dynamic performance, thanks to two electric motors at the front and rear axles with a combined output of 402 hp. Thanks to natural language recognition, the EQ-specific voice control helps the driver operate the EQC. Both inside and out, the EQC embodies the design idiom of Progressive Luxury. A special feature of Interior Assistant is the personal favorites function, which is initiated using a horizontally outstretched index and middle finger. CASE – these letters will shape the future of mobility. The vehicle goes on sale in early 2020. And about the price details of the same, as said earlier, the base price or the starting price of the EQC … This creates an almost uninterrupted, horizontal light band. In the EQC the powerpacks are isolated by rubber mounts at two points: where the powerpack connects to its subframe and where the subframe connects to the body. Individual elements are highlighted according to the currently active menu. To give the EQC … On the road to autonomous driving, Mercedes-Benz has for years been a key driver of development and has repeatedly set the benchmark. Production: Preparations in full swing in the Bremen plant. The high-quality interior of the EQC also pioneers an avant-garde electro-look. The new EQC will be integrated into ongoing series production as a fully electric vehicle, and the very latest production technologies will be employed. Electrical protection of the high-voltage system: the extensive experience of Mercedes-Benz with high-voltage drive systems has led to a multi-stage safety concept that deploys in the event of an accident. This is where one of the visual highlights of the cockpit is located - a high-tech, high-gloss cassette housing flat air vents with key-shaped, rose-gold colored louvres. Mercedes-Benz pursues a holistic approach in powertrain electrification, and is developing the EQ brand with a family of vehicles and an all-encompassing ecosystem, which, in addition to the vehicle itself, also comprises a comprehensive range of products related to electric mobility. In this way, any command which is controllable via MBUX can be stored for simple access. By market launch, 200 prototypes and pre-production vehicles of the EQC will have covered several million miles across four continents (Europe, North America, Asia and Africa). Contrasting color highlights discreetly confirm the model's membership of the new EQ family: blue stripes on a white background, and MULTIBEAM lettering also in blue. As new variants debut, its full MSRP range will take form. Within the EU the charging process at a Mercedes-Benz Wallbox is up to three times faster than at a household socket; in the U.S. the time advantage when charging at a Wallbox is even up to eight times as much, because here the voltage at a household socket is usually 120 V. It is faster with DC charging – which is standard for the EQC, with a suitable market-specific plug – for example via CCS (Combined Charging Systems) in Europe and the USA, CHAdeMO in Japan or GB/T in China. EQ optimized navigation bases its calculation on the fastest route, taking into account the shortest charging time and the topography. By virtue of its muscular proportions, the EQC is classed as a crossover SUV. With its seamless, clear design and color highlights typical of the brand, it is a pioneer for an avant-garde electric look while representing the design idiom of Progressive Luxury. These give the EQC the driving characteristics of an all-wheel drive vehicle. More at: http://www.daimler.com/CASE. The EQC symbolizes the beginning of a new mobility era at Daimler. Sign up to receive important Media Alerts from Mercedes-Benz right to your inbox. The inventor of the car already plays a leading role in the field of 'Sharing & Services'. Star Car: putting on a big show with the Night Design. Premiere at CES in Las Vegas in January and will go on sale in the U.S. in 2021. As standard the EQC is equipped with a water-cooled onboard charger (OBC) with a capacity of 7.4 kW, making it suitable for AC charging at home or at public charging stations. The Mercedes-Benz EQC is expected to hit the markets by the 13th of December 2020. The energy storage unit is surrounded by a stable frame that can absorb energy. The EQC supports its driver with five driving programs through DYNAMIC SELECT, each with different characteristics: COMFORT, ECO, MAX RANGE, SPORT and INDIVIDUAL for an individually customizable program. For this purpose, navigation data, traffic sign recognition and information from the intelligent safety assistants (radar and stereo camera) are linked and processed. With the Driver Assistance package, these include new functions such as predictive speed adjustment when approaching traffic; when a traffic jam is detected, Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC reduces the speed as a precaution. Mercedes-Benz Cars already plays a leading role in all four areas today. In addition there are intensive tests on numerous test rigs at the Mercedes-Benz Technology Center in Sindelfingen. The 2020 EQC-Class will start from $68,895 (destination fees included) when the EQC 400 4MATIC arrives. Production of the EQC will start in 2019 at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Bremen. For example, all activities in the area of connectivity are focused on the digital brand Mercedes me, which gives customers access to an extensive and personalized range of services by app, website or straight from their car. Models will start at $67,900 plus $995 delivery. Testing: Endurance tests around the world. Mechanical protection of the battery: the high-safety design begins with the installation position of the high-voltage battery beneath the vehicle floor. A battery guard in the front area of the battery is able to prevent the energy storage unit from being pierced by road debris. The Mercedes-Benz among electric vehicles. Accredited journalists can visit our media site at www.media.mbusa.com and follow us on Twitter @mbusanews. Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA), headquartered in Atlanta, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and customer service for all Mercedes-Benz products in the United States. Depending on the SoC (status of charge), the EQC can be charged with a maximum output of up to 110 kW at an appropriate charging station. As the first Mercedes-Benz model under the new product and technology brand EQ, the Mercedes-Benz EQC has many trailblazing design details and color highlights typical of the brand. The aim is to shape intuitive mobility for our customers through intelligent dovetailing of the CASE topics. In the process, the test experts are able to build upon the extensive findings from their digital testing work, used to ensure both the buildability of the vehicle and for the simulation of crash behavior, aerodynamics and NVH (noise, vibration, harshness). The data from different sensors, such as cameras, ultrasound and radar, are intelligently combined and analyzed. Follow us through social media to stay up-to-date with Mercedes-Benz news. The instrument panel is designed as a driver-oriented cockpit. This makes it easier to find any items which may have been set on the seat. There are also shutdown points where emergency teams can deactivate the high-voltage system manually. MBUSA offers drivers the most diverse lineup in the luxury segment with 15 model lines ranging from the sporty CLA four-door coupe to the flagship S-Class and the Mercedes-AMG GT R. MBUSA is also responsible for Mercedes-Benz Vans and smart products in the U.S. More information on MBUSA and its products can be found at www.mbusa.com, www.mbsprinterusa.com and www.smartusa.com. It enables the adaptation of screen content as soon as a hand approaches the touchscreen in the dashboard or the Touchpad on the center console, for example. EQ-optimized navigation, driving modes, charging current and departure time can also be controlled and set via MBUX. MBUX Interior Assistant operates in non-contact mode and functions both in sunlight and in complete darkness. The route planning also responds dynamically to changes, and can take place both offboard and onboard, externally (via the Mercedes me connect app) and within the vehicle. The EQC also meets the highest requirements with respect to passive safety: in addition to the usual, extensive program of crash tests, Mercedes-Benz applies further, particularly stringent safety standards to the battery and all component parts carrying electrical current.