4 Best German Electric SUV
Our wait is finally over! The highly foreseen Mercedes-Bens EQC has joined the ranks of all electric SUVs and brought the electrified future one step closer. However, this is just the beginning! German car makers are expected to bring to the market multiple EVs with amazing looks and performance, and among other early birds are going to be Audi eTron and BMW iX3. We have been able to obtain initial specifications for all four models, and in this list of the 4 best German electric SUV we will pit them against each other to see which the most promising new electric German SUV is.
Mercedes Benz EQC
We have been eagerly expecting Mercedes All electric SUV ever since the EQ concept was introduced two years ago, right on schedule the production model saw the world in 2018 becoming the first ever Mercedes Benz SUV to be powered by electricity only. Size wise this model could be compared with C-class hence the name EQ-C, where the first two letters corresponds to the name of newly formed Mercedes sub brand. The EV will be brought to life by two electric motors that is one per axel which will yield 402 horsepower and have all wheel drive capability. The promise range should be around 460 kilometers thanks to the 80kWh lithium-ion battery produced by in house Deutsche accumulative subsidiary. Mercedes EQC’s is opening a new page in the brands history starting the line-up of nine EQ models that are scheduled for release by 2025. Price TBA
Even though the release of the first electric Audi model has been postponed multiple times due to the internal troubles of the company it is just around the corner. The production model is based on the beautiful concept from 2015 and in terms of sizing brands somewhere between Q5 and Q7. This German EV will be getting a massive 95kWh battery with 500 kilometers of range that will be connected to dual electric motors. Combined output is measured at 429 horsepower and the new electric Quattro all-wheel drive is expected to revolutionize the SUVs handling. This electric vehicle is expected to go on sale in 2020 with pricing kicking off from $90,000.
BMW is expected to be one of the last renowned German car manufacturers to release an all electric SUV in 2020. The already confirmed model carries the name iX3 and will be built on the old existing car platform of the X3 crossover. What we know so far is that this BMW will get 270 horsepower motor linked to 70kWh battery. The range will be compatible for 420 kilometers with a 150 kilowatt charger. It will be the first electric car from this manufacturer to receive the first generation power train E-drive that is expected to be at the heart of the rest of the upcoming EVs from BMW. The next in the list is the sedan iNext that recently teased and the remaining line-up has reserved indexes between i1 and iX9.
VW ID. Roomzz
Volkswagen unveiled a all-new electric SUV concept at the recent Shanghai Auto Show. The EVs dreamy named ID Roomzz is an all-electric SUV that is destined for the Chinese market by 2021 with new Level of autonomous capabilities. The ID Roomzz will come with an 82 kWh battery, providing a range of up to 450 km. It can be recharged to 80 percent in 30 minutes via a fast charging system with 150 kW. But as a concept, the Roomzz is really just a template on which VW can project its futuristic goals. The Roomzz is meant to show off the versatility of its MEB, or “Modulare E-Antriebs-Baukasten,” which is German for “modular electric drive matrix.” At the moment there are no autonomous vehicles for sale you can buy today and AV operators are growing more cautious about predicting when self-driving cars will be deployed in masse.
I bet you must have noticed that we are entering the age of electric cars with new models announced with ever growing frequency what do you think about the transition? Do these newcomers satisfy your expectations for a decent EV that could make humanity convert to electric cars? Don’t forget to tell us which is your favourite German electric EV.