Mercedes-Benz debuts New EQC as part of introduction of its EQ range

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia today presented its EQ range, spearheaded by the all-electric EQC. The EQC makes its first Southeast Asia debut and for Malaysia, the EQC 400 4MATIC blends an avant-garde electric look and luxury in a neat package. Mercedes-Benz Malaysia hasn’t released complete details on the availability of the EQC.

Mercedes EQC in brief

With an output of 300 kW, the EQC Is powered by  two electric motors to push a range of 450 kilometers (NEDC). Mercedes claims that the EQC is an EV suitable for daily commutes.

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Alongside the EQC, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia premiered the S 560 e plug-in hybrid  and the latest  C 300 e.    

Mercedes-Benz S 560 e: Redefining Mercedes’ flagship model

As a member of the S-Class family, the S 560 e offers nothing short of the luxury and comfort than its S-Class counterparts. The limousine is fitted with Nappa Leather, the Exclusive trim package and high gloss burr walnut wood trim. It is also equipped with the Chauffeur package that offers a host of adjustment options for the perfect seating position. The Chauffeur package comprises the Chauffeur position front-passenger seat, Easy Adjust head restraint for the front passenger, footrest that is power-retractable on the front passenger side and the innovative pre-entry climate control.

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With the S 560 e, output is a combined 270 kW (367 hp) from a V6 spark-ignition engine and 90 kW (122 hp) from an electric motor. The S 560 e has an all-electric range of up to 50 km thanks to the new lithium-ion battery that has an increased rated capacity of 13.5 kWh.

Mercedes C 300 e: A Premium compact hybrid

The C 300 e is coupled with the 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder in-line petrol engine with peak output of 155 kW (211 hp) at 5,500 rpm. Its peak torque is at 350 Nm at 1,200 – 1,400 rpm. The petrol engine works in sync with a 90 kW (122 hp) electric motor to give a system output of 235 kW (320 hp) at 4,500 – 5,500 rpm, as well as a peak torque of 700 Nm. It emits lower than 45 g of carbon dioxide based on a combined driving calculation. The C 300 e accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in just 5.4 seconds, with a top speed of 250 km/h. 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission is paired to the package.

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The C 300 e uses a new 13.5 kWh Li-ion battery with 111% increase in capacity compared to its previous battery generation.

The S 560 e has an estimated price of RM 658,888, while the C 300 e and EQC do not have price tags yet. Interested parties should visit a nearest Autohaus to discover more.

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