2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE SUV spy photographs: Mid-size electrical SUV spied
Mercedes-Benz’s EQE SUV mid-size electrical SUV has been spied once more, and this time we’ve got video.
It is one among a handful of automobiles designed across the devoted electrical automobile platform often known as EVA, which debuted within the 2022 EQS full-size hatchback.
The platform has since appeared within the 2023 EQE mid-size sedan and 2023 EQS SUV full-size SUV, and in its subsequent and last act will seem on this EQE SUV.
The EQE SUV is due out later this, which means we must always see it arrive as a 2023 mannequin. It will likely be constructed at Mercedes’ plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the place the EQS SUV is already in manufacturing.
The EQE SUV might appear to be the EQS SUV, however there are some delicate variations. The rear doorways and trunk part do not stretch as lengthy right here, in comparison with the EQS SUV. The entrance overhang of the EQE SUV can be shorter, and its hood positioned not fairly as excessive. The EQE SUV additionally seems to have entrance fenders which might be separate to the hood, whereas the EQS SUV has the entrance fenders joined with the hood, like on the EQS hatchback and EQE sedan.
There isn’t any shot of the inside however the design right here ought to match up with the EQE sedan, whose personal inside design (proven under) matches up with the EQS hatchback and EQS SUV. This implies patrons can look ahead to the dash-wide Hyperscreen as an choice.
2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE
Count on the EQE SUV at launch to have an identical powertrain setup to the EQE sedan. This implies the usual setup ought to function a 90-kilowatt-hour battery and a single motor on the rear delivering 288 hp and 391 lb-ft of torque. A extra highly effective setup with a motor additionally on the entrance axle for all-wheel drive must also be on provide, and you’ll rely on all-wheel steering making the minimize, presumably as a typical function within the U.S.
As for vary, the bigger, extra highly effective EQS with a 107.8-kwh battery delivers a most EPA-rated vary of 350 miles. We will count on one thing related for the smaller EQE SUV on account of its smaller battery. It is doable Mercedes will launch fashions with the next vary at a later date.
We may even see Mercedes-Benz AMG launch its personal model of the EQE SUV, as prototypes are already out testing. Count on powertrains to be shared with AMG’s tackle the EQE sedan, which might imply as much as 677 hp and 738 lb-ft on faucet.