Mercedes-Benz is ready to welcome two new electric cars to Australia.
Electric EQA 350 4Matic Left “Soon“, While the larger GLB-based EQB Reach the track The second half of 2022.
A spokesman for Mercedes-Benz Australia said the company had not set a date for the sales launch of the dual-motor EQA 350 4Matic, although more details are expected to be available soon – perhaps within the next month or so.
The EQA 350 is almost six months behind schedule since Mercedes-Benz originally planned to launch in late 2021. High global demand, and ongoing material and supply problems, have undoubtedly contributed to the delay.
Power on the EQA 350 4Matic comes from a dual-motor electric powertrain 215 kW And 520NmIncluding up 432 km (Claimed) from zero emission range 66.5kWh Battery based on WLTP test.
It’s more than 75kW and 145Nm on the single-motor EQA 250, and it’s good for one 6.0-sec Sprint at 100 km / h.
Prices and specifications will be confirmed near launch, but it is certain that the EQA 350 4Matic will carry a premium above the EQA 250 – currently starting at $ 76,800 before on-road spending.
Meanwhile, the new EQB is slated for an Australian sales launch The second half of 2022 According to Mercedes-Benz Australia.
Published a year ago, EQB to GLB is the key to EQA to GLA. It follows the various front and rear fascias to go with the lower all-electric powertrain, but basically its base carries the aesthetics inside and out of the car.
This means it will offer up to seven seats, an aspect of the Tesla Model X in electric SUV space.
Looking at what is currently available in the UK market, the EQB 300 is offered in 4Matic and 350 4Matic engine variants. Unlike the EQA, there are no single-motor 250 versions for sale.
The EQB 300 4Matic It has output 168 kW And 370NmWhen EQB 350 4Matic Power up 215 kW. Features of both models a 66.5kWh Battery pack, which allows Up to 413 km WLTP test cycle range.
According to the British specification, the EQB 300 can accelerate from 0-100 inches 7.7 secondsMore powerful EQB 350 shaving at 1.7 seconds 6.0 seconds – It’s a hot hatch.
The EQA 350 and EQB will bolster Mercedes-Benz’s expanded electric vehicle line-up, which already includes the EQA 250 and EQC ranges in Australia, along with the EQE and EQS – although only starting with the AMG 53 performance variant.
In the first half of 2023, the line-up will further expand with the flagship EQS SUV.
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