The firm has offered out the primary order of vehicles that got here to the nation which reveals how nicely the EQC has been obtained within the nation
Mercedes-Benz India was the primary luxurious automotive maker to launch an all-electric automotive within the nation final 12 months. The firm launched the EQC slightly below ₹ 1 crore and in section 1, it was offered in Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, and Bengaluru, however clients in different cities may additionally purchase it and guide the automobile on-line. The firm has offered out the primary order of vehicles that got here to the nation which reveals how nicely the EQC has been obtained within the nation. Speaking to carandbike Martin Schwenk, MD & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India, stated, “The EQC has done very well in India and it has generated a lot of interest amongst customers. We have sold the cars we had in our initial orders. We are now replenishing the cars and have the bookings opened again.”
The EQC is predicated on the identical platform because the GLC
While this spells nice information so far as India’s acceptance to EVs is anxious, it additionally reveals that there are takers for EVs within the luxurious house. This can also be one purpose why Audi is trying to herald the e-tron to the nation this 12 months itself. Now, whereas Schwenk did point out that the bookings might be opened once more, that didn’t imply the bookings for the EQC have been shut. We confirmed with Schwenk about this and he stated, “The bookings for the EQC are open but we just don’t have the cars. We expect now in February or March for deliveries to resume.”
Given the success of the EQC, the corporate is prone to get the EQS to India too
The new Mercedes-Benz EQC is predicated on the identical platform as the corporate’s mid-size SUV GLC, and thus it comes with an analogous silhouette. However, styling sensible, the EQC seems so much completely different in comparison with every other Mercedes SUV. The EQC will get two electrical motors, with every positioned on the entrance and rear axles, serving to the SUV with an all-wheel-drive configuration. Powering the electrical motors is an 80kW lithium-ion battery unit that may present a driving vary of 450 – 471 km per when absolutely charged. The electrical motors generate a cumulative energy of 402 bhp together with 765 Nm of peak torque, and it propels the SUV to do a 0-100 kmph dash in merely 5.1 seconds, earlier than reaching an electronically restricted high pace of 180 kmph.