The SUV, surprisingly, has a smaller footprint and shorter wheelbase than the sedan upon which it its based.
However, more torque and cargo capacity make it a more flexible hauler.
The SUV will be offered in single- and dual-motor variants.
The single-motor EQE350 Plus sends 288 horsepower to its rear wheels.
The dual-motor EQE350 4Matic sticks with 288 total horsepower, while the EQE500 4Matic boosts to 536 hp.
A 90.6 kWh battery is standard across the board. Range hasn't yet been estimated by the EPA.
The EQE SUV will boast Mercedes-Benz's full suite of driver aid tech with the most advanced features comprising an optional Driver Assistance Package.