2018 Mercedes Sprinter Reveal
Mercedes Benz Vans have fully unveiled their next-generation line up of Mercedes Sprinter, here is the need to know information.
After several teasers, Mercedes-Benz have now unveiled their third-generation of Sprinter commercials. The news came from a event in Duisburg, Germany that was publicly live streamed. The manufacturer also showed the van to a group of journalists and have now released full information about the new vehicles.
There will be several configurations for the new Sprinter range with plenty of customisation options including body type, body length, cab configuration, cargo space height, powertrain and tonnage. Altogether there will be 1734 different possible configurations. There is also - for the first time ever - the option of a front-wheel drivetrain in addition to the existing rear-wheel and all-wheel drive variants.
The choice of a front-wheel drive (FWD) Sprinter is a great addition, as it will allow businesses and sole traders to minimise fuel costs whilst benefiting from the increased payload. Without the larger driveshift in the Sprinter, a reduced weight will offer better real world MPG and a larger payload by up to 50kg.
The cabin and technology on offer with the next-generation Sprinter is arguably the best offering for a commercial vehicle. With advanced connectivity options for fleet managers via Mercedes Pro Connect and the latest Mercedes Benz infotainment system available as an option (MUBX).
Mercedes have also transferred a lot of the fundamentals from their passenger vehicles to the commercial. Interior comfort is vastly improved with electric seat adjustment also featured. Further concessions have been made with park assist options including 360-degree parking camera technology, electric seat adjustments, keyless start button and plenty of ways to charge a mobile phone.
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