BY GREG FINK | CarAndDriver.Com
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The electric Vision EQXX luxury sedan debuts on January 3. It will go 600-plus miles on a charge, according to Mercedes.
- Mercedes will reveal its Vision EQXX concept car on January 3, 2022, at noon ET in a livestream.
- The battery-electric Vision EQXX aims to achieve a driving range of more than 620 miles on a full charge.
- Mercedes is aiming for its Vision EQXX concept sedan to consume energy at a rate of about 200 MPGe at highway speeds.
The mystery surrounding the Mercedes Vision EQXX finally comes to an end on Monday, January 3, 2022, at 12 p.m. ET, when the German automaker will formally pull the wraps off its slinky electric concept car in a livestream event. With a promise of more than 620 miles of range on a full charge of its battery pack, the Vision EQXX ought to give us a better idea of the brand’s future EV plans.
Teaser images and videos for the Vision EQXX indicate the concept will feature a slippery teardrop shape as a means of limiting its aerodynamic drag. Expect the Vision EQXX to feature a relatively light curb weight for a battery-powered luxury sedan of this size, too. Credit the car’s aforementioned shape, which will almost certainly allow Mercedes to fit a battery pack with a comparatively small capacity relative to the Vision EQXX’s purported driving range.
Still, with Mercedes aiming for energy consumption of around 200 MPGe at highway speed, the company will almost certainly need to fit the Vision EQXX with a battery that packs more than 100.0 kilowatt-hours of energy capacity to hit its targeted driving range. That and more should be revealed on January 3, so be sure to come back to this page at noon ET on Monday to see the official debut of the Vision EQXX.
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