The new electric member 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQE was spied testing yesterday. This mid-size crossover SUV sits above the current EQC and it is based on the sedan model also called an EQE. Moreover, the new spy shots reveal that the mid-size EQE SUV will feature similar styling as the EQE and EQS sedans.
The design is unique and is characterized by slim headlights whose lines flow into the attractive sealed-off grille. Interestingly, proportions of this are closer to the minivan, similar to the Tesla Model X.
2022 Mercedes-Benz EQE Exterior
The brand-new 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQE looks stylish at first glance. This model basically looks similar to the sedan version. From the new information, the upcoming mid-size vehicle will ride on the Mercedes’ MEA2 dedicated EV platform which also debuts in the EQS.
Thanks to this familiar skateboard design, this model will be able to cross a great range of mileage with one charge. The heavy disguise makes it difficult to see what this model has below the surface. As we can see, the only visible cues on the front of EQE includes slender LED headlights that merge into a single-frame grille. Compared to the EQC, we can see that the manufacturer added stubbier bonnet, longer wheelbase and a more rakish, swept-back cabin. Proportions are boxy and we hope that the final version will be shown soon.
There is no much information regarding the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQE cabin. Generally, there is no available spy image inside to see what is changed compared to the sedan version. From what we heard, the new mid-size SUV will host more upscale materials and techs.
Of course, expect the cabin to be very spacious through two rows of seats, with plenty of legroom behind. Also, we are assuming that this model will feature a new infotainment system different than the sedan model. Mercedes has always been one of the best manufacturers in this department for quality and durability.
2022 Mercedes-Benz EQE Engine Specs and Battery Range
The all-new 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQE vehicle will ride on the MEA2 dedicated EV platform on which also sits the forthcoming EQS. According to Mercedes, the upcoming model will use a similar all-electric system as the EQC model.
This model generates 402 horsepower and 561 lb-ft of torque. Since the EQE will be lighter than the EQC by around 5500-pounds, expect EQE to accelerate from zero to 60 mph in less than five seconds. We heard that the new member should be able to support a driving range approaching 430 miles. From what we heard, the new EQE should be able to charge at 80 per cent battery in just 20 minutes. This model will also be available as the sedan version.
Release Date and Cost
The first spy photos of 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQE are available. According to them, the manufacturer will bring something different than the other models in the same class.
From the latest Mercedes statement, the plan is to release at least 10 EVs in its lineup by the end of 2022. So, expect mid-size EQ SUV to hit the road in Germany sometime in the next year. Pricing is yet to be announced.