Mercedes-Benz continues to broaden its fledgling lineup of EQ-branded all-electric autos, with the presentation today of the new EQB compact crossover at the 2021 Shanghai auto present. The new product will launch to start with in China and then in Europe later this yr, ahead of producing its way to North The usa in 2022.

This is the 3rd EQ product for travellers the German luxury automaker has offered, right after the EQS and EQA versions. It will come in a three-row, seven-occupant structure that is basically relatively stubby for the amount of people today it can accommodate – its full duration is about ten cm much less than the Ford Mustang. Acquire notice that the three-row configuration, though regular in China, will be optional in the product offered below.

Styling-smart, we see the predicted from a Mercedes-badged SUV, which is to say a black panel entrance grille and ongoing whole-width lights strip both of those entrance and back again, as well as exclusive bi- and tri-colour wheels of up to 20 inches.

Mercedes-EQ EQB, profile

Mercedes-Benz furnished relatively detailed details about the cargo capacities of the product in its presentation, so we know that the five-seat version can just take in 495 litres, or 1,710 with the rear seats folded down, though the seven-seater can swallow up 465 or 1,629 litres.

Handful of information, in the meantime, were forthcoming about the powertrain of the EQB. We do know it will come with FWD and AWD setups, with the European version getting a sixty six.five-kWh battery capacity, and the more-powerful variants presenting up 269 hp or more. The automaker is promising a longer-assortment version at some level. For now, it suggests there will be an EQB 350 4Matic (478 km of assortment) of assortment on the NEDC cycle and 419 km on the WLTP exam cycle the North American rating will almost surely be much less than that.

We’ll be getting more detailed details about the North American variations and their specs and launch time approached for our industry, so stay tuned.

Mercedes-EQ EQB, three-quarters rear

Mercedes-EQ EQB, three-quarters rear