IT Appears to be like an eternity considering that Mercedes-Benz’s initial modern day electric auto – the EQC medium SUV – appeared on the scene, debuting the Stuttgart firm’s ‘EQ’ sub model.
Significantly has happened since GoAutoinitial drove that auto in Norway extra than two yrs back, yet there is eventually a glimmer on the horizon as Mercedes-EQ prepares to speedily increase its electric portfolio
The entrée for this burgeoning EQ family members is the EQA – a small electric SUV based carefully on the second-era Mercedes-Benz GLA that introduced internationally in December 2019.
What that indicates is, a great deal like the GLC-based EQC right before it, the EQA is an EV enhancement of an present platform (MFA2 in this occasion), alternatively than constructed on focused EV architecture as per the forthcoming EQS electric limousine.
While that will make feeling from a fiscal viewpoint, it does signify the EQA is something of a compromise. Loads has been improved in excess of the GLA, such as the entrance and rear styling for visible variation and improved aerodynamics (.28Cd), but has Mercedes-Benz performed adequate to make the EQA really feel like a stage ahead, alternatively than an EV prevent-hole?