The world’s first electric van of Mercedes-Benz EQV show in Frankfurt

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The German automaker in September will present another model of its family of electric cars.

We will remind that in March of 2019, within the framework of the Geneva motor show was shown a demonstration prototype electric van from Mercedes-Benz, called EQV. Now the automaker has announced the debut of the serial version of the model, describing the machine as “the first fully electric premium MPV”. This year the model will be presented to the public at the Frankfurt motor show, which will be held from 12 to 22 September.

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The exterior design of the production version is almost identical to the concept presented at the beginning of the year. The novelty has a balanced design that matches other environmentally friendly Mercedes models, but it has some modern details, such as headlights with integrated led DRLs.

The interior also has not undergone significant changes relative to the prototype, but here we see a traditional ignition switch instead of push button start engine that is not peculiar to electric models of the brand. Inside can accommodate up to 8 passengers depending on the configuration of the seats.

The movement of the van is driven by an electric motor with the recoil of 201 HP and a power reserve of 400 km. the unit is Powered from a rechargeable lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 90 kWh, located under the floor of the car. To charge the accumulator at home or at public charging stations.

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Serial electric minivan is a modern multimedia complex MBUX with one screen dimension of 12.3 inches, which supports voice control, and allows customers to pre-set the cabin temperature using a special mobile application.