Mercedes Benz eSprinter van
Mercedes Benz has unveiled its new electric vehicle, eSprinter van, which is the most efficient van by Mercedes Benz to date. The eSprinter is a fully electric van and is expected to be available in the USA and Canada in the second half of 2023. It is a remarkable update as compared to the first version of Electric Van.
Mercedes-Benz, normally called Mercedes and sometimes as Benz. It is a German luxury automotive brand. The company was established in 1926. The German automotive brand is trying to position itself as the world leader in electric vans with the EQV and the eSprinter. This is an electric avatar of its popular van.
Specifications of Mercedes Benz eSprinter van
Electric vehicle, eSprinter van, is a long panel van with a high roof. The load capacity of the electric vehicle is 488 cubic feet, and the gross vehicle weight permissible is up to 4.25 tonnes.
The original version of the Van, unveiled in 2019, had only two small battery pack options. This small battery pack has resulted in a very limited range of only 100 km(62 miles). The earlier eSprinter van was not launched in North America. The all-new electric vehicle eSprinter van would be a significant improvement, it would have as much as 500 km (310 miles) of range on a single charge.
The new eSprinter has an array of infotainment features and high-speed charging support.
Customers of the electric vehicle- Mercedes-Benz eSprinter van can choose among three battery options. The choice may depend on range and payload requirements. A battery capacity of 56, 81, or 113-kilowatt hours will be available. The Mercedes-Benz eSprinter will use Lithium/iron phosphate (LFP) cell chemistry. This LFP battery cell chemistry allows active thermal management that ensures maximum efficiency and safety.
The eSprinter can be charged by both AC (9.6 kW) and DC levels of current (115 kW). The van’s battery can go from 10 percent to 80 percent in just 42 minutes. There are two options for electric motors, with 100 or 150 kilowatts of peak output and up to 295 lbs of torque.
Apart from vans, Mercedes is in the electric SUV and sedan market with the EQS, EQE, and EQB, respectively.