Mercedes-AMG presents a brilliant EQE SUV pushing 677 HP from two engines
Mercedes-AMG recently introduced the 2024 AMG EQE SUV, the performance sports brand’s first all-electric SUV.
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The AMG EQE SUV is the first Mercedes-AMG SUV and the third vehicle in the Mercedes-EQ electric platform. Two electric motors give it a rated 677 horsepower with 738 lb-ft of luxury all-wheel-drive torque.
That extra oomph to deliver that power comes at the expense of commuting range: battery range is rated between 233 miles and 292 miles supported by the 90.6kWh battery. Mercedes-AMG will be making improvements to the lineup, but thinks buyers understand the trade-off when choosing this SUV.
It will only take 15 minutes to recharge enough to travel 100 miles powered by a 170kW battery using a fast charging station.
Speaking of the battery, it’s built into an impact-protected body shell to provide complete safety – and there’s a separate safety system for basic warning signs, such as temperature monitoring, voltage or insulation. If a fault is detected, the battery switches off to avoid possible dangers.
Overall, the AMG features were easy to implement into the vehicle as the EQE SUV already has a short wheelbase and is focused on performance driving. The AMG model has an improved drive system, suspension and sound over the regular EQE.
The AMG EQE accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 3.4 seconds with a top speed of 149 miles per hour.
As noted by Mercedes-AMG Technical Director Jochen Hermann:
“The compact format of the EQE SUV, the short wheelbase and the performance-oriented drive concept provide the ideal starting point for realizing an agile, highly emotional and luxurious driving experience with our AMG-specific solutions. This applies in particular to the drive system, suspension, brakes and sound. This allows our customers to enjoy the driving performance that characterizes our brand.”
The public launch of the 2024 Mercedes-AMG EQE SUV and the 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE: