In paris, showed the first electric coupe mercedes-benz

The German automaker Mercedes-Benz officially unveiled its first concept electric car from the new EQ subbrand at the Paris Motor Show - the Generation EQ crossover. New - the predecessor of the serial electric SUV, which will appear in 2019. and compete with the Tesla Model X and Audi, Porsche and Jaguar electric crossovers.

The motor range of Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ consists of two power units, which are located on the front and rear axles. The total power of the engines - 300 kW (408 "horses"), torque - 700 Nm. Under the floor is a traction lithium-ion battery of 70 kWh. From a place up to 100 kilometers per hour, the car accelerates in less than 5 seconds. On one full charge, the Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ can travel about 500 km.

The conceptual electric SUV is built on the basis of a new platform for environmentally friendly cars of the German brand Mercedes-Benz. It is reported that instead of the traditional side mirrors, the car has rear-view cameras, the 21-inch wheels have aerodynamically adjusted spokes, there are no door handles and the wipers are hidden behind the edge of the hood.

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