The new MercedesBenz Sprinter

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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

The new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

from to right: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van extra-long, Crewbus and Panel van standard

The new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter: power, safety and comfort

in Dьsseldorf and Ludwigsfelde

Bigger of versions than ever

High-tech diesel engines: and clean

Innovative suspension, ADAPTIVE ESP® with functionality

Stuttgart — Jan 30, Eleven years and approximately 1.3 units after making its the European market leader in the 3.5 t GVW van the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, now has a successor. has invested some €1.8 in the development of this new model. a raft of innovations, the new Sprinter is a in its class. It will be launched at the end of 2006. The Sprinter is built at the two factories in Dьsseldorf and Ludwigsfelde DaimlerChrysler invested €550 in expanding the paint and body in Dьsseldorf, where panel and crewbuses are produced. The company invested €300 million in the new and body shops for the Ludwigsfelde where pickups and chassis are built. Combined, both will account for a moderate of new jobs in the low three-digit range. The will be drawn mainly the current DaimlerChrysler employee

At both plants, outstanding quality and long service are a top priority. Many parts of the and body are laser-welded, laser- or bonded. A considerably greater of sheet metal components is than on the previous model. seam seals, application of chip primer in vulnerable and undersealing likewise help to long life and value

Corrosion protection cannot be without mentioning the new RoDip or dipping process at the Ludwigsfelde In each pre-treatment bath, the cataphoretic dip bath, the bodies are a full 360° about transverse axis to ensure a allover coating of all sheet parts and all cavities.

Since the of its first generation in 1995, the traditionally has played an important in the van unit’s success. In 2005, the set a new record in its last year of at the Dьsseldorf and Buenos Aires with more than units.

In the NAFTA region year, 28,100 Sprinters sold under the Mercedes-Benz, and Freightliner brands, a 49% increase the 2004 total (18,900 DaimlerChrysler recently announced it be dedicating its Charleston/South Carolina to assembly of the next generation Sprinter van in response to growing in the North American markets.

A new era in van

The new Sprinter opens a new era, with styling that emotional and rational aspects and is a blend of form and function. The and dynamic styling melds design themes of the Mercedes-Benz – for example the treatment of the headlamps and grille – with the rational and qualities required in a van.

The side view, the rear which blend in with the of the vehicle and the taper in the lower of the rear view are further Mercedes-Benz styling features, but are interpreted in an original way. As far as the star itself is concerned, the new wears it proudly – at the front it on a sculpted base, while at the it occupies a central position the doors.

Bigger range of versions ever before

It may be somewhat to talk about the new Sprinter there will actually be like a thousand different of this vehicle. The different versions, lengths, heights, ratings, body types, and transmission versions alone add up to 1,000 basic model For example the Sprinter is available in wheelbase versions (3250/3665/4325 four lengths (in the case of versions) from 5243 to mm and with a choice of standard high roof or the new super-high And with GVW ratings from 3.0 to 5.0 the new Sprinter caters for all the main segments in its class.

The product covers virtually all applications – the vans alone offer space from 7.0 to 17 mі. And as well as a number of versions, the new Sprinter achieves a best-in-class loading for the large sliding door, of mm, and a best-in-class loading width the wheel arches in single-tyred of up to 1350 mm.

Extensive standard options to suit individual

New standards in this class are set by the Sprinter’s standard specification – many other features, model now comes with operated windows, radio control central locking, airbag, six-speed transmission, mirrors and ADAPTIVE ESP®. and build quality are likewise The new seats are anatomically contoured and good support. The driver’s also has infinitely variable adjustment. Optionally, for example for the delivery sector, flip-up seats are available.

Outstanding ergonomics and seating

Taking centre stage in the is the centre console, which three DIN slots, a cup holder and a strip. The instrument cluster a clearly legible speedometer and rev dials. If the multifunction steering is specified, a wide range of information can be shown in the large of the HighLine instrument cluster.

driver convenience is provided by an stowage concept based on a basket of driver and co-driver There are door compartments for drink bottles, a spacious area on the instrument panel, is divided into three and stowage compartments above the for driver and co-driver.

First-class and visibility; Sprinter now available bi-xenon headlamps

The standard-specification H7 headlamps offer enhanced and excellent light output. integrated sidelights are a new and important feature. The optional bi-xenon meanwhile represent a new dimension in technology for vans. They incorporate an Add-Light system cornering light function – of which are new to the van market in this

Keyless Entry and Slide: door control

Driver is further assisted by extras for the sliding door, a closing aid or operation and, above the innovative Keyless Entry and system. This system is useful for parcel delivery who often have difficulty a hand to open or close When the driver approaches the the system unlocks the driver’s or opens the sliding door, on which direction the driver is from. When the driver the vehicle, Keyless Entry the driver’s door or closes the door.

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

High-tech diesel engines: and clean

The new Sprinter’s engines are a in the van segment. The four- cylinder cc OM 646 CDI turbodiesel engine is now available in output ratings, ranging 65 kW (88 hp) to 110 kW (150 hp). Strong of these engines include low-end torque and excellent economy.

The new top-of-the-line diesel is the OM 642, a 3.0-litre V6 unit a maximum output of 135 kW (184 hp) and a torque of 400 Nm. While the four-cylinder are already noted for their of-the-art engineering, the V6 goes a further with an aluminium a balancer shaft and two overhead per cylinder bank.

All the diesel have Euro 4 or EU 4/III low rating and are equipped as standard a particulate filter.

A new dimension: 190 kW hp) petrol engine

The M 272 V6 petrol opens a new performance dimension for With a displacement of 3.5 l delivering a output of 190 kW (258 hp), it new standards. As well as impressive delivery, a further feature of high-tech engine is its exceptional Power is transferred to the rear via a five-speed automatic transmission. transmission is also optionally for the diesel engines, which are as standard with a six-speed unit. Up to three final-drive are available for each model, the Sprinter to be closely matched to its

Innovative suspension, standard-fitted ESP® with extended

All models including chassis are equipped as standard with a Electronic Stability Program known as ADAPTIVE ESP®. In to the usual parameters, this is now also able to determine the and the centre of gravity. This and new functions allow ADAPTIVE to intervene with even sensitivity and precision in critical Optionally, the Start-off Assist AAS can be integrated in ADAPTIVE ESP®. hill-start system prevents the from rolling downhill the driver switches from the pedal to the accelerator during a start. To facilitate the manoeuvre, Assist maintains the brake for up to two seconds after the service has been released.

New to the van segment: tires

The optional super-single tyres for the 4.6 t version are a further on the new Sprinter. These 285/65 R 16 C take up less room twin tyres and therefore a greater loading width the wheel arches on the panel They also reduce resistance.

Particular attention to passive safety and load

The new-generation Sprinter raises the outstanding passive safety of this model series a notch. Each seat is now with three-point seat height-adjustable head restraints and force limiters. The driver’s and the outer co-driver’s seat are fitted with belt A front airbag for the driver is A co-driver’s front airbag, bags and windowbags are optionally

High standards of passive are one of the basic values of the Mercedes-Benz and the Sprinter is no exception. In an accident, energy absorption is provided by the members and the powertrain. Intelligent systems like the bolted-on module, repair shoes allow sectional replacement of the members and divided sidewall all help to reduce the cost of accident damage.

Large rub on the sides prevent minor and grazes from causing damage.

Load restraint too has close attention. Sturdy rings are standard, as is a steel on the panel van. Optionally, a load compartment floor, rails in the wooden floor and waistline and roof-level lashing are also available.

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter


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