Mercedes-Benz will unveil the compact electric SUV’The new EQB’ for the first time in the world at Auto Shanghai 2021, which opens on the 21st.
The new EQB, the second compact model released by Mercedes-EQ, is equipped with a variety of technologies such as a powerful and efficient electrification system, Eco Assist that supports optimization of regenerative braking, and navigation using Electric Intelligence.
The New EQB expresses the design language of Mercedes-EQ, Progressive Luxury, in a sophisticated and individual way. The black panel radiator grille with the triangle star in the center represents the identity of Mercedes-EQ. The long strip lights on the front and back and the blue highlights inside the headlamps also double the personality of the EQ. The new EQB enhances practicality by providing ample space, spacious interior space, and third row seats (optional) with a long wheelbase of 2,829 mm. A central display is located between the driver’s seat and the passenger seat, and a widescreen cockpit that can be controlled through the MBUX (Mercedes-Benz User Experience) infotainment system is placed in the driver’s seat. The various aluminum elements in the interior emphasize the robust characteristics of The New EQB.
The new EQB will be available in front and all-wheel drive models with varying power levels, and a long-range version will also be added. The new EQB 350 4MATIC, equipped with a 66.5 kWh battery, can drive 419 km based on WLTP per charge. The new EQB is equipped with an ECO Assist function that optimizes power use and regenerative braking levels according to the driving route and environment. Eco-Assist proposes a power usage method that can maximize the mileage by comprehensively analyzing information detected through navigation data, traffic sign recognition, and vehicle sensors. In addition, electric intelligence navigation guides you to the fastest route to your destination, taking into account the remaining battery power, terrain and weather, traffic environment, and driving style. It can be charged with. Depending on the specifications of the charger and the condition of the battery, it takes about 30 minutes to charge from 10% to 80%.
The new EQB is equipped with intelligent driver assistance systems such as Active Lane Keeping Assist and Active Brake Assist, and an improved Driving Assistance Package to provide safety and convenience. In addition, it is designed safely by applying electric powertrain and electric vehicle components based on GLB’s sturdy body.
Mercedes-Benz is striving to strengthen its electrification lineup by releasing pure electric vehicle models one after another. Mercedes-EQ plans to introduce a total of four new models this year, including the new EQA, the new EQS, the new EQB, and the new EQE in the second half.
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