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Mercedes-Benz Concept EQV makes first fully electric trip in Barcelona

Shortly after the world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show, the Concept EQV completed its first urban journey in the port of Barcelona.

At the Geneva Motor Show at the beginning of March, the world’s first fully electric premium multi-purpose vehicle (MPV), or people carrier, was presented to the public. The Concept EQV offers local emission-free electromobility.

The technical highlights include a range of up to 400 kilometres and an integrated rapid charging function. This means that sufficient energy for approx. 100 kilometres can be charged in about 15 minutes.

The Concept EQV is driven via the front axle by a compact electric powertrain with an output of 150 kW and a top speed of 160 km/h.

Energy is supplied by a lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 100 kWh. This is installed in the underbody of the vehicle, providing the full space in the interior for passengers.

Very soon, Mercedes-Benz Vans will be taking the next step: a series model is planned on the basis of the Concept EQV which will be presented to the public at this year’s IAA in Frankfurt am Main.