Mercedes Benz is known for its luxury interiors and sophisticated styling. The high-end automaker announced the release of its new Vision EQXX as its contribution to improving the health of the planet. The model boasts unprecedented power efficiency in an energy-conserving EV system that powers the vehicle using a mere 8.7 kWh for 62 miles. It’s making waves among concerned drivers who wish to do their part to help save the planet while enjoying the full benefits of a luxury ride. The German manufacturer uses state-of-the-art EV technology to create a vehicle that represents the potential of creating a more sustainable fleet of vehicles with zero emissions.
The inspiration for the Mercedes Benz Vision EQXX
New London Mercedes Benz explains that the Vision EQXX is the result of a team of engineers and automotive geniuses on a mission to create a vehicle that takes a green approach to power with a movement toward renewable energy. It’s the wave of the future and Mercedes Benz is getting in on the emerging market for electrified vehicles, but they’re not interested in joining the horde. Their goal is to become leaders in the industry. They plan to accomplish the tasks with an electric vehicle that sets standards of excellence in conserving power consumption. Mercedes may realize the goal of maximizing range and efficiency in the Vision EQXX.
Overview of the Mercedes Benz Vision EQXX
Mercedes Benz tested its new Vision EQXX in normal driving conditions on the German autobahn, traversing the Swiss Alps throughout the northern part of Italy to Cassis. They started with a full battery charge and traveled the 621-mile trip with fifteen percent of the battery charge left. That’s the equivalent of 761-mile efficiency on a single charge, driving under normal driving conditions. An independent drive test confirmed the performance. It’s the most power-efficient Mercedes Benz model to roll off production lines. It signals the start of a new era in automotive technology with a broad range of EVs. It was the most comprehensive feasibility study for electrified vehicles. It passed with flying colors.
Consideration of variables
Multiple factors can impact the efficiency of an EV powertrain. Temperature variations, hills and rough terrain, stop-and-go traffic, speed, and a few other conditions can enhance or diminish efficiency. The independent testers chose a route that included all possible variables in their quest to determine the true potential of the Vision EQXX. They discovered that the vehicle achieved speeds up to 87 mph on the highway, and commented on the spectacular aerodynamics with a narrower body in the front that produces low drag and less rolling resistance. The design promotes a smooth airflow over the body for enhanced aerodynamics and less wind resistance at higher speeds. Mercedes equipped the Vision EQXX with a rear diffuser that deploys automatically when the vehicle reaches a speed of at least 37 mph, to reduce drag. They employ a technology called ENLITEN to reduce resistance and weight up to twenty percent. A host of technologies control various components of the vehicle to optimize the aerodynamics in an engineering feat. Electrek reports that the Vision EQXX has undergone many test drives. They credit the long range with its 100kWh battery pack, but when compared with similar EVs, it’s apparent that none of them achieved a range over 500 miles. It appears that Mercedes has them beat by around 750 additional miles. It’s still at the concept stage of development. We don’t have all the details we’d like, but it’s enough to pique the interest. It shows what modern automotive technology can accomplish.
A closer look at the Mercedes Benz Vision EQXX
Green Car Report confirms that Mercedes has perfected many of the elements of its new EV, although there’s no confirmation whether it will emerge as a close likeness of the concept vehicle used for testing runs. The Vision EQZXX is scheduled for production, and some have had an up-close and personal look at that concept car, but it debuted in its incomplete state. We’re told that the final version will feature a solar roof that helps produce more energy for the battery. The interior may also differ from the initial model. We’re told to expect an exceptional hyper screen that provides users with realistic graphics and advanced technology to power the screen with its advanced capabilities for providing information and entertainment options. The concept has a futuristic aesthetic that trumps any production car currently on the market. The automaker spent 18 months on the Vision EQXX from the start to its current status. They venture that it may become available as early as 2024.
We’d love to give you more details about the Mercedes Benz Vision EQXC, but it’s undergoing its metamorphosis from concept to production car. Test runs show promising results and it remains to be seen how much of its efficiency is preserved in the final version of the car in a street-legal state that compies with all regulations and laws. In two years, some of the regulations that govern the industry may change. It’s something that everyone keeps an eye on when developing a new model. Mercedes has not yet ventured a price estimate for its finished product. We know little, except there is a green-powered car coming out that promises exceptional performance with the longest power range and uncompromised performance and comfort. We’ll have to wait to find out more as the date for release nears. Mercedes Benz has given us a teaser to whet the appetite, but we still have many unanswered questions. We can’t blame them for guarding their trademarks and secrets as the EV industry is heating up and becoming highly competitive. You can bet its closest competitors are keeping an ear to the ground for any leaks about how MB achieved its superior range and efficiency.