The new Mercedes-Benz EQE AMG SUV is not your typical electric vehicle. It is not even your typical AMG vehicle. It is a new breed of electric performance that combines the innovation of the EQ class with the power and sportiness of AMG.
The Mercedes-Benz EQE AMG SUV is the first all-electric SUV to bear the AMG name, and it does not disappoint. It features two powerful electric motors with up to 677 horsepower and 701 pound-feet of torque, fully variable all-wheel drive, AMG suspension, rear-axle steering, and AMG-specific roll bar stabilization.
The result is a driving experience that is highly emotional, dynamic, and agile. The 2024 Mercedes-Benz EQE AMG SUV can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.4s and reach a top speed of 155 mph. It can also handle corners with ease, thanks to the rear-axle steering that can turn up to 10 degrees in either direction, reducing the turning circle and improving stability.
The EQE AMG SUV also offers a range of driving modes that can adjust the power delivery, suspension settings, steering response, sound experience, and regenerative braking according to the driver’s preference. The modes include Comfort, Sport, Sport+, Individual, Slippery, Trail, and Sand.
The 2024 Mercedes-Benz EQE AMG SUV is fast, fun, luxurious, and comfortable. The interior is spacious and elegant, with high-quality materials and finishes. The seats are upholstered in Nappa leather with AMG emblems on the headrests and offer heating, ventilation, massage, and memory functions. The dashboard features a full-width digital display that combines the instrument cluster and the infotainment system in one seamless screen. The display can be customized with different themes and widgets and controlled by touch, voice, or gesture commands.
The EQE AMG SUV also comes with a host of advanced features and technologies that enhance safety, convenience, and entertainment. Some of these features include:
- A head-up display that projects key information on the windshield
- A surround-view camera system that provides a 360-degree view of the vehicle’s surroundings
- A Burmester surround sound system that delivers high-fidelity audio
- A wireless charging pad that can charge compatible smartphones
- A panoramic sunroof that lets in natural light
- An ambient lighting system that creates a relaxing atmosphere
- A fragrance system that emits pleasant aromas
- A HEPA filter that purifies the cabin air
- A driver-assistance package that includes adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist, blind-spot assist, cross-traffic assist, emergency braking assist, parking assist, and more.
The Mercedes-Benz EQE AMG SUV is also designed to be efficient and eco-friendly. It has a battery capacity of 108 kWh, which enables an estimated range of 340 miles on a single charge. The battery can be recharged at up to 200 kW at DC fast-charging stations or at up to 11 kW at home or public AC outlets. The EQE AMG SUV also supports bidirectional charging, which means it can supply power back to the grid or other devices when needed.
The EQE AMG SUV is expected to hit the US market in late 2023 or early 2024, with a starting price of around $110,000. It will compete with other electric performance SUVs such as the BMW iX M60, the Tesla Model X Plaid, and the Rivian R1S.
The 2024 Mercedes-Benz EQE AMG SUV is a groundbreaking vehicle that reshapes the definition of an AMG. It is a vehicle that offers the best of both worlds: the innovation of the EQ class and the power and sportiness of AMG. It is a vehicle that appeals to both electric enthusiasts and performance lovers. It is a vehicle that is ready to take the checkered flag in the electric future.