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US-built Mercedes EQE SUV teased with inside images, due for October debut

Mercedes-Benz has teased the inside of its EQE SUV, the subsequent mannequin for its electrical EQ vary, forward of its deliberate October 16 debut.

Slated to be in-built the US, the five-seat EQE SUV will comply with the seven-seat EQS SUV that is set to reach later this yr as a 2023 mannequin. Because the identify states, it can even be the SUV model of the Tesla Mannequin S-sized EQE sedan that is additionally imagined to arrive within the U.S. later this yr.

U.S.-market variations of the EQE SUV will get a normal 12.8-inch portrait-oriented touchscreen show and 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, with the expansive Hyperscreen show from the EQE sedan and the EQS fashions probably obtainable as an choice.

2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE SUV

2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE SUV

Mercedes additionally guarantees the anticipated array of high-end supplies, together with aluminum and wooden trim. 5 colour combos shall be obtainable for the inside.

As for the outside, based mostly on spy shots the EQE SUV is anticipated to seem like the bigger EQS SUV, albeit scaled-down. That follows the sample set by the EQE and EQS sedans.

Mercedes hasn’t disclosed any specs, however we will probably infer from the EQE sedan. Within the U.S., that mannequin will get a 288-hp single-motor powertrain in base type, and high out in 677-hp dual-motor AMG efficiency guise. The EQE sedan has a 90.6-kwh battery pack, however EPA vary rankings have not been launched.

2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE SUV

2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE SUV

The EQS and EQE SUV fashions shall be made in Alabama, with locally sourced batteries. Automobiles shall be assembled on the Tuscaloosa plant that at the moment builds gasoline Mercedes SUVs, with batteries provided by a brand new facility positioned close by.

With the EQE sedan slated to start out round $70,000, the EQE SUV would possibly begin slightly below $80,000, in order that with U.S. meeting, it’d earn the federal EV tax credit score beneath revised guidelines that place an $80,000 worth cap on SUVs.

Earlier than the EQE SUV arrives, Mercedes will deliver the smaller EQB to the U.S.—with first deliveries probably taking place by the top of this month.

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