Mercedes announced the development of a new competitor Tesla Model S

"Yes, the Tesla management can already start to worry, as the upcoming electric SUV from Mercedes-Benz will exceed their Model X in all respects", - quotes from the Australian Mercedes-Benz division, David McCarthy. "But it will be the Mercedes, so I think, in the Tesla, probably, there are reasonable grounds for concern in this regard", - he told the head of the Australian department of corporate communications David McCarthy. According to a top manager, the output of this machine will give Tesla «good cause for concern».





At a cruising range and cost of the electric sedan from the German company will be close to the Tesla Model S. «But it will be the Mercedes, so I think, in the Tesla, probably, there are reasonable grounds for concern in this regard", - he explained. The car will be the first model of Mercedes Benz, to the newly-built platform for EVA electric cars, which is to inform professionals on ways identical MRA.




After the presentation of the electrified sedan Mercedes, the company intends to continue working on a crossover. Conveyor modifications novelty, whose production is scheduled for 2019 th will be positioned as a competitor to Tesla Model X.




According to preliminary information, the rear-wheel drive electric motor Mercedes will have a capacity of 402 horsepower.




A place that is allocated for the electric sedan in the Mercedes Benz model range, located between cars C- and E-Class. Then debuts crossover that takes a position between the GLC and GLE. It is also understood that the rear-wheel drive models will acquire motor at 402 horsepower and all-wheel assembly from the Mercedes - with dedication 120-201 "horses". All models will have adaptive suspension and an energy recovery system.

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