Mercedes turned its cushy electric SUV into an epic jacked-up off-roader

Mercedes has turned its EQC electric SUV into something a whole lot more interesting, making a true off-road beast of an EV that hints at where future extreme models could take the brand. The Mercedes-Benz EQC 4×4² borrows the core tech of the EQC 400 4MATIC and then cranks it up on multi-link portal axles for incredible clearance when the going gets rough.

Indeed, the 293 mm – more than 11.5 inches – of ride height is over twice what the production EQC can offer. Compared to the venerable G-Class, itself hardly a weakling when it comes to off-roading, there’s 58mm (2.3 inches) more height from the EV.

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