Tag Archives: Mercedes-Benz

JUST IN CASE | Sprinter 4×4 Review

Mercedes-Benz adds all-wheel drive for the 2020 Sprinter – Words by Warren Caves, Images by Torque it Up.  Mention the name of Mercedes-Benz in the same sentence as 4WD and it’s easy to switch in a vision of the venerable Unimog; the smaller, yet capable G-Wagon; or the X-Class ute. With the release of the 2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4X4 is ...

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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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VAN Sales take the lead in the UK Market | TRANSPORT NEWS

Car sales performance may be flat but van sales are showing that businesses are investing in new vehicles to handle extra home deliveries and local transport. The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has outperformed the entire UK motor vehicle market in terms of registrations in April 2020, according to figures published today by the SMMT. This is the first time a van has ...

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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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POWER DRESSING | UTE Review – Mercedes-Benz X-Class

The X-Class brings upper level ride and handling sophistication to the tradie –A first opinion by Warren Caves, Images by Torque it Up.  When I arrived in the Sydney press garage to pick up my latest test drive vehicle, there were two models from the Mercedes -Benz stable ready and waiting for me, a Sprinter Van and an X-Class V6 ...

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PROGRESSIVE PROCESS | UTE REVIEW-Mercedes’ X-Class continues to appeal to the top end of town

Mercedes’ X-Class continues to appeal to the top end of town – Words by Stuart Martin Beneath the bonnet of the big Benz-badged ute finally sits a venerable V6, although more than a few wishful thinkers (the author included) half-joke about whether we’ll ever see a hotter AMG-tuned version. Hope springs eternal that they might one day shoehorn a twin-turbo ...

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EXY EXTREME

Top shelf upgrade for the premium Utility | TRANSPORT NEWS –

Fieldays 2019 has been a busy time for the team at RVE. With utes featuring heavily in motor registrations and Fieldays being the key sales milestone in every year in New Zealand, hero products take up much time and man-hours in the months leading up to this very Kiwi event. 2019 has been no different, as the Mercedes-Benz X-Class X ...

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