Mercedes will bring an electric minivan to Geneva

Mercedes will bring an electric minivan to Geneva

January 31, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

In March 2019, the German company will present a minivan with a fully electric power plant, which will become the fifth representative of the “green” line EQ

The company Mercedes-Benz will present at the Geneva Motor Show conceptual minivan with a fully electric power plant.

The car, which will debut in Geneva, will be close to serial. It is expected that it will appear in 2022 and will become the fifth representative of the “green” EQ line – after the EQC crossover, EQA hatchback, EQB small crossover and large EQS sedan.

Currently, Mercedes already offers electric versions of Sprinter and Vito vans. Both cars are equipped with an electric unit that develops 115 liters. with. and 300 Nm of torque. The 41.4 kWh battery pack allows you to drive up to 150 kilometers without recharging.

Data on the characteristics of the future electric minivan is not available, but representatives of the Mercedes noted that the novelty will be able to drive without replenishing the stock of batteries much more than current cars.

In the autumn of 2018, the first Mercedes-Benz new generation electric car, the EQC crossover, debuted at the Paris Motor Show. The car was equipped with two electric units installed on the front and rear axles. The engines allow the crossover to accelerate from standstill to 100 km/h in 5.1 seconds, and its maximum speed was 180 km per hour. A battery pack of 80 kWh allows you to drive about 450 kilometers without recharging.