At the Congress Automobilwoche in Berlin, the head of Daimler Ola Kallenius said that "Gelendvagen" will be the last model from which Mercedes-Benz will refuse. However, sooner or later, the "quadratic" family will be replenished with an all-electric version, and this will happen sooner rather than later.
Apparently, the off-road electric car will join the EQ family, for the expansion of which the company has now taken quite actively. Mercedes-Benz already has an electric SUV and an electric minivan, and now a large Executive sedan on electric traction is being prepared for the exit, which will be released under the designation EQS and will become a "green" analogue of the S-class. Accordingly, it is impossible to exclude the possibility that the fuel-free version of "Gelendvagen" will be named EQG.
Interestingly, the Mercedes-Benz G-class electric version already has: it is developed by the Austrian Studio Kreisel Electric and is equipped with a twin-engine power plant with a total capacity of about 490 HP. Up to 100 km / h, this SUV can accelerate in 5.6 seconds at a maximum speed of 183 km/h, and its power reserve is 300 km.
The timing of the "factory" G-class with an electric motor (or electric motors) is not yet known.