2017 Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ Concept Video, First Look

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Mercedes-Benz introduced its answer to the BMW i sub-brand at the 2016 Paris Motor Show.

The German automaker has its sights set at competing in the electric vehicle segment, showing off the Generation EQ Concept in Paris. It’s a bit of a Tesla Model X fighter, with two separate electric motors generating around 400 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. Mercedes claims it has a driving range of about 310 miles and permanent all-wheel drive helps contribute to a zero-to-62 mph [0-100 km/h] time of less than five seconds.

2016 Paris Motor Show Coverage

The big news is that this concept is just the first of what will become multiple electric vehicles from Mercedes-Benz, all of which will fall under the “EQ” sub-brand.

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