Tag Archives: Mercedes-Benz Vans

Sprinter Transfer minibus hits the Aussie roads | TRANSPORT NEWS

With service intervals at 40,000 kms or two years, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Transfer speaks volumes on lowering the cost of ownership.   The standard safety equipment includes Active Brake Assist, Blind Spot Assist, reversing camera, Lane Keeping Assist, ATTENTION ASSIST and front and window airbags for driver and co-driver.    Additionally a whole range of optional safety and assistance systems ...

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Pub, Club or Sightseeing trip? | Van Review

Luxury travel with your designated driver and seven mates – words and images by Ed. Higginson When it comes to luxury vehicles, Mercedes-Benz usually leads the way and if you need the capacity for eight people, then the Mercedes-Benz V-Class is a great place to start. The updated V-Class hit Australian showrooms in late 2019 when Mercedes-Benz gave the class ...

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Mercedes-Benz Vans | TRANSPORT NEWS

Mercedes-Benz vans and utes will step up from a standard three-year warranty to five years. V-Class, X-Class and Marco Polo variants will be covered by a five-year / unlimited kilometre warranty, with five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance and a three-year / unlimited kilometre warranty for the 12-volt battery. Where the above variants are used in a commercial application, a ...

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FORWARD HO! | VAN REVIEW – Mercedes-Benz MWB 314

The new Mercedes-Benz MWB 314 brings front wheel drive for Sprinter fans.  – Report by Warren Caves, images by Torque it Up.  The third-generation Sprinter van provides substantial upgrades over its predecessor to provide market-specific solutions to cover a wide spectrum of operational needs. While that explanation may sound like something a marketing person would mutter in their sleep, Sprinter ...

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DUTY CALLS | Feature -The nation’s Ambulance service is one of Australia’s largest logistical operations

The nation’s Ambulance service is one of Australia’s largest logistical operations – Words by Stuart Martin A 3600-strong fleet covering more than 140 million kilometres annually is nothing at which to sneeze, although if that’s all you’re doing then you don’t need to add to their workload. The $3 billion a year ambulance service is saving lives across the country, ...

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SPRINTER UPDATE | VAN REVIEW – Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Brenton O’Connor takes the wheel of the rear-wheel-drive Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 314 Long Wheelbase Van Late in 2018, Mercedes-Benz Australia launched the all-new Sprinter range. This included, for the first-time, front-wheel-drive offerings in addition to the rear-wheel-drive, all-wheel-drive, cab chassis and transfer bus options that Sprinter customers have come to expect. It’s this expansive product offering of 1700 variants that is ...

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URBANETIC | New Van Concept -Mercedes-Benz has shared its vision for future PUD work in the form of the adVANce initiative

Mercedes-Benz dabbles in the future with some weird results – Words by Chris Mullett. There’s innovation, futuristic designs, the interpretation of market trends, bold styling, and then there’s weird, followed by ‘what the?’ In the van and truck world, perhaps we are generally too conservative when it comes to experimenting with styling themes that take the futuristic path to extremes. ...

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Sprinter Takes the High Spot | VAN REVIEW-Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Stuart Martin reviews the new Sprinter from Mercedes-Benz.  Shots have been fired back across the bow of former bedfellow Volkswagen with the arrival of the new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. No longer will Sprinter and Crafter follow down the same production line under the terms of the original joint venture with similarities as to body but with differences of engine, driveline and ...

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SMOOTH MOVER | VAN REVIEW – Mercedes-Benz V-Class

The Mercedes-Benz V-Class is much more than just a mum bus  – Words by Stuart Martin.  John Travolta did his level best to make people-movers cool in Get Shorty, and Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt made short work of some nasty Beemer-driving assassins while driving one as well, but the benefits of moving the masses in a vehicle appropriate to ...

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SPRINTER DEBUT | UTE Review -2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

One of the world’s best vans just got better – Warren Caves takes a first drive of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter It’s not often that an existing light commercial vehicle model continues to win accolades and awards when a replacement model is waiting in the wings, but that’s exactly the case for Mercedes-Benz and its Sprinter van range. The current ...

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