Mercedes plans to launch its all-electric EQC with a restricted run of extremely geared up autos.
Forward of its official launch later this yr, Mercedes-Benz introduced Wednesday on the New York Auto Present the EQC Version 1886. Like different Mercedes particular editions, this EQC is predicted to be lavishly appointed and coated in little reminders you’re an early adopter.
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Mercedes says the Version 1886 is, “A particular automotive for a particular second,” referring to the actual fact it represents a watershed second for the corporate credited with inventing the automotive itself, because it joins a lot of manufacturers bringing full EVs to market this yr. A lot of “1886” branding across the car – together with the entrance fenders and the seats – remind you Mercedes is making an attempt to attract a parallel to the yr Karl Benz patented the gasoline-powered automotive.
Naturally, plenty of options are thrown on the 1886 package deal. It comes solely in silver with high-gloss black accents on the entrance and within the wheels, whereas the seats are upholstered in indigo blue and black MB-Tex and Dinamica artificial materials.
The EQC itself is a direct rival to the Audi E-Tron and Jaguar I-Tempo, each of which had been unveiled final yr, in addition to the Tesla Mannequin X. Mercedes’ contender to the luxurious EV crossover race is about to go on sale in 2020.
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EQC Version 1886
Fashionable mobility that goes past the car itself
A particular automotive for a particular second: a restricted particular version EQC Version 1886 marks the resolute entry of Mercedes-Benz into the period of electrical mobility. With the EQC Version 1886, the model with the star is emphasizing that its concept of future mobility goes properly past autos themselves. The EQC Version 1886 due to this fact combines an intensive vary of non-obligatory extras with customer-friendly companies associated to electrical mobility. The Version mannequin celebrates its world premiere on the New York Worldwide Auto Present.
“The EQC is the pioneer of our future Mercedes-Benz EQ portfolio. For market launch, the EQC Version 1886 serves as a reminder of the invention of the primary vehicle and we're emphasizing the pioneering spirit that sustains and characterizes us at this time greater than ever. Again then, we had been those to first revolutionize particular person mobility. The EQC now as soon as once more marks a brand new period. An period wherein electrical mobility is dependable, easy and on the identical time thrilling,” says Britta Seeger, Member of the Board of Administration of Daimler AG answerable for Mercedes-Benz Vehicles Gross sales. “The EQC Version 1886 not solely stands for progressive design, thrilling driving dynamics and a variety greater than appropriate to day by day wants, it additionally stands for clever extra companies that anticipate and fulfill the motive force’s wants. Lengthy-term, worry-free car use is the main target right here.”
Unique attraction, high-quality seems
Rigorously coordinated components on the outside and inside are among the many non-obligatory extras for the EQC Version 1886. The black panel radiator grille with louvres and edging in high-gloss black guarantee a very unique character on the outside. The EQC Version 1886 is on the market solely in metallic high-tech silver. Additional particular person options embody the high-gloss gentle alloy wheels in high-gloss black with white ornamental components.
The unique attraction continues within the inside with the brand new seat designs with upholstery in MB-Tex / DINAMICA microfiber in Indigo Blue and Black.
Particular EQC Version 1886 lettering is embroidered into the seat backrests and heart console. This degree of element can also be evident within the particular trim components in a silver matrix look in addition to the ground mats with the “EQC” embroidery.
ENERGIZING Package deal ensures particular person feel-good ambiance
The EQC Version 1886 additionally has excellent driver help methods for the best degree of security and driving consolation. The Burmester® Encompass Sound System gives outstanding sound and totally comes into its personal within the extraordinarily quiet inside of the EQC. The ENERGIZING Package deal can also be on- board. ENERGIZING Consolation combines varied methods within the automotive, thus creating an optimum setting from the lighting temper and the perfume and ionization of the air to the seat air flow to maintain the consumer recent and vitalized. The ENERGIZING COACH function makes use of information from the car and environment to advocate one of many ENERGIZING packages that matches the state of affairs and the person. For instance, elements such because the visitors state of affairs, climate and size of the journey are included within the evaluation. As well as, information that gives info on the motive force’s present well-being may also be used. That is made doable by networking with obtainable Garmin® wearables (good watches/health trackers). Additional non-obligatory extras akin to electrical adjustable driver and entrance passenger seats with reminiscence perform spherical out the Version package deal.
Charging: versatile and quick
Like each EQC, the EQC Version 1886 has a water-cooled on-board charger (OBC) with an output of seven.four kW and is due to this fact prepared for charging with alternating present (AC) at residence and at public charging stations. Charging at a house wallbox (240v) is as much as thrice sooner than at a home energy socket (110v). It's sooner nonetheless with DC charging – which is commonplace for the EQC, with an appropriate market-specific plug. Relying on the SoC (standing of cost), the EQC might be charged with a most output of as much as 110 kW at an applicable charging station.
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