Mercedes-Benz South Africa has released pricing and spec for the EQE saloon. Here’s what you can expect…

MERCEDES-BENZ EQE MODEL RANGE

The local EQE line-up comprises two models, the 350+ and AMG 43 4Matic. The former, rear-wheel-drive variant’s single permanently excited synchronous motor produces 215 kW and 565 Nm of torque, allowing for a claimed 0-100 km/h sprint time of 6.4 seconds. The maximum speed is electronically governed to 210 km/h. The Three-pointed Star brand says the EQE 350+ has a range of “up to” 645 km when its 90.56 kWh (usable) lithium-ion battery pack is fully charged.

Spearheading the range, the AMG 43 4Matic’s twin electric motor arrangement directs 350 kW and 858 Nm. The all-wheel-drive EQE reaches the three-figure marker from a standstill 2.2 seconds quicker than the 350+ at 4.2 seconds, before reaching the same electronically limited top speed (210 km/h). The claimed range for this model is “up to” 535 km.

MERCEDES-BENZ EQE SPECIFICATIONS

So, what specifications to you get as standard?

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EQE 350+: Electric Art exterior package; Electric Art interior package, which includes a leather-wrapped multifunction steering wheel, electrically-adjusted Comfort seats and ambient lighting, among several other items (on Mercedes’ configurator, the AMG Line interior package, which includes sports pews, among many other standard items, is a no-cost option); the Advanced equipment package, which includes 12.3-inch digital instruments, a 12.8-inch OLED touchscreen infotainment system, replete with smartphone integration, and wireless charging. Further included is 20-inch, multi-spoke, light-alloy wheels.

AMG EQE 43 4Matic: AMG exterior package, which includes AMG body styling and 20-inch alloys, among several other AMG-specific elements; and the AMG interior package, which includes an AMG Performance tiller, sports seats, space grey ARTICO artifical leather/black microfibre upholstery and red seat belts, among several other items; and panoramic sunroof.

MERCEDES-BENZ EQE OPTIONAL EXTRAS

AMG 43 4Matic equipped with MBUX hyper screen.

EQE 350+: AMG Line exterior (R102 200); Night Package (R22 000); Advanced Plus equipment package (R81 300), which includes, in addition to the standard-fitment Advanced package, keyless go, Benz’s Assistance package, memory function for the pews and electrically operated boot lid; Premum package (R145 600), which, on top of the Advanced Plus pack, includes Merc’s Digital Light set-up, Driving assistance package plus, Parking package with 360-degree camera system, active ambient lighting, and MBUX augmented reality navigation. Optional alloys, measuring up to 21 inches and priced at up to R49 000, can be specified. Other optional items include a panoramic sliding sunroof (R34 000), 3D driver’s display (R21 100), a head-up display (R22 000) and a Burmester surround sound system (R26 000).

AMG EQE 43 4Matic: on the range-topping model, the Advanced Plus and Premium equipment packages are priced at R37 800 and R61 100, respectively. Optional wheels include 21-inch items priced at up to R37 000. Specifying the MBUX hyper screen will set you back R155 000.

MERCEDES-BENZ EQE PRICE*

  • EQE 350+ – R 1 642 000
  • AMG EQE 43 4Matic – R2 025 000

The prices shown is without the maintenance plan.