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Mercedes-Benz V-Class

by John Clark | 01 April

With the V-Class Mercedes-Benz is the MPV. As the youngest and largest of the passenger car family from it sets new benchmarks in its segment its design and a host of innovations. The new combines room for up to eight and exemplary functionality with the appeal, comfort, efficient pleasure and safety that automobiles bearing the three-pointed This makes the Mercedes MPVs the perfect vehicle for who appreciates great spaciousness but not want to sacrifice style and

Mercedes-Benz V-Class

Whether off on a spree or travelling with the family, heading out for a mountain holiday with friends in the or driving prominent guests to a red event – the new V-Class provides flexibility when it comes to use of the and always cuts an elegant at the same time. With the two lines V-Class and V-Class an Exterior Sports package and an Design package for each two wheelbases, three body from 4895 to 5370 three engines and also optional extras, the new MPV can be individualised to any taste and requirement. As a result it a wide variety of customer and is just as attractive for families as it is for who need a variable and spacious for their leisure and sports In addition, it is ideally suited to use as a VIP or hotel shuttle.

“With the new we are expanding the Mercedes-Benz premium car range with a saloon for up to people”, says Dr Dieter Chairman of the Board of Management AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars “Functionality is a must for an MPV. and style are the icing on the cake. The new combines both in a way no other in this segment can offer.”

dynamic appearance – size in a new

Even at first glance the is unmistakably a member of the Mercedes-Benz car family and sets an emotional in its segment. At the centre of the powerful is the upright radiator grille three-dimensional central star and the designed headlamps, which for the time in this segment all lighting functions in LED technology as an The sculptured V-shaped bonnet elegantly into the sporty frame of the radiator grille and the The lower air intakes and the radiator feature narrow louvres. In with the headlamps, which far into the wings, they the width of the vehicle and underscore the appearance of the new V-Class.

The clearly contoured side is structured by two elongated, taut The interplay of concave and convex conveys a sculptural – and as such sensuous – character. Both smoothly continue the distinctive lines of the front bumper and slightly as they continue on the rear. The side view appears stretched, suggesting

“The new V-Class demonstrates an elegant and dynamic appearance is possible in size XXL”, Volker Mornhinweg, Head of Vans. “The V-Class is a multitalented vehicle which value, efficiency and safety at the level. As a result we are addressing a new customer group – among those who are in need of a generous of space but never wanted to an MPV because style, a sense of and also ride comfort so far been lacking in this

Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Drive – safety

A high level of comfort and an exemplary standard of are ensured by a total of eleven driver assistance systems. are based on state-of-the-art radar, and ultrasound sensors, which introduced in the new E-Class and S-Class the name “Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Standard equipment includes Assist, which helps the to stabilise the V-Class in strong, crosswinds, and ATTENTION ASSIST, can warn of inattention and drowsiness. An option is Active Parking It makes parking the new MPV as easy and as parking a compact car.

optionally available are the 360° DISTRONIC PLUS adaptive control with COLLISION ASSIST, Traffic Sign with wrong-way warning Lane Keeping Assist, Spot Assist, the LED Intelligent System and Adaptive Highbeam Most of these assistance are available in this segment for the time.

The PRE-SAFE® system, from the passenger car models, is as an optional extra to further safety. When an accident it initiates protective measures to that the belts and airbags optimum protection during a

Top efficiency: six-cylinder performance four-cylinder fuel consumption

At launch the new V-Class comes to the line with the state-of-the-art four-cylinder turbodiesel engine two-stage turbocharging, which has proven highly successful in passenger car model series the A-Class to the S-Class, and which has now further enhanced specifically for the It is available in three power levels: The V 200 CDI develops 100 kW (136 hp) and a torque of 330 Newton metres. The V 220 CDI 120 kW (163 hp) and 380 Newton metres. is an increase of 20 Newton metres in case over the predecessor – but fuel consumption down by two litres. With fuel of just 5.7 litres per 100 kilometres and CO2 of 149 grams per kilometre, the V 220 CDI occupies an leading position in the segment.

With a power output of 140 kW hp) and powerful peak torque of 440 metres, the top-of-the-line V 250 BlueTEC has as much pulling power and as the previous 3-litre V6 turbodiesel In the acceleration phases, an additional 10 kW and 40 metres are available (“over-torque”). As a the flagship model develops 150 kW and torque of a full 480 Newton The V 250 BlueTEC accelerates from 0 to 100 in an impressive 9.1 seconds. At the same the top model provides an extremely ride and interior noise has reduced significantly – among things by means of comprehensive

With significantly reduced consumption from as low as 6.0 litres of per 100 kilometres (157 g CO2/km) the turbodiesel requires 28 percent fuel than the six-cylinder maintaining the same standard of Thanks to BlueTEC, the top-of-the-range is also the first vehicle in the to comply with the Euro 6 standard. The V 250 BlueTEC is equipped as with the 7G-TRONIC PLUS with DIRECT SELECT and DIRECT SELECT shift The convenient automatic transmission is as an optional extra for the V 200 CDI and V 220 CDI models.

New of agility and driving pleasure

To personal driving pleasure, the is the only vehicle in its segment to the AGILITY SELECT function in with the automatic transmission. At the of a button the driver can select four driving modes: comfortable, sporty and manual. accelerator and transmission response are adapted accordingly.

Ground-breaking in this category of vehicles include the AGILITY CONTROL with selective adjustment of the system to the road conditions and the generation of ADAPTIVE ESP®, many assistance functions for driving safety. The light and electromechanical power steering contributes greatly to the well-balanced comfort in the new V-Class.

Leading the in aerodynamics and noise comfort

Low is crucial to achieving outstanding With a Cd figure of 0.31, the is the most aerodynamic vehicle in its This outstanding figure is the of intensive detailed improvement – from modifications to the basic design to large areas of panelling and aerodynamically optimised arches and exterior mirrors. focuses of the aerodynamic development were on reducing wind and keeping the windows and exterior largely free of soiling in inclement weather – a major for perceptual safety.

The level of noise and perceptible has a major influence on the sense of in an automobile. Experts use the term NVH for Noise Vibration Harshness. the development period, the engineers at showed an almost forensic in investigating every possible of noise and vibrations, so as to eliminate with specific measures. As a thanks to new component concepts and insulation the V-Class offers its the lowest noise level in the The interior noise level has almost halved compared to the model.

Modern style and appeal

The interior of the V-Class is a new MPV experience. And not only because it is quiet. High-quality materials a pleasant touch and feel and a colour concept, intricate as well as a progressive and sensuous idiom convey outstanding appeal in the segment – and that “welcome home” feeling of Mercedes-Benz cars. Fine leather is also available for the steering wheel and shift This inviting atmosphere is off by subtle ambient lighting in colours.

A particular eye-catcher is the styled two-part dashboard. The and lower sections are separated by a three-dimensional trim element creates an impression of width and the high-class appeal. The lower is sculptural in design. This the generous sense of space also exuding a tangible For the first time in this a leather-look cockpit upper with lavishly finished is optionally available.

Other include the free-standing central the multifunction steering wheel 12 buttons and DIRECT SELECT with steering wheel paddles for automatic models, as as the innovative touchpad, which all telematics functions to be operated by of gestures or by entering characters in the way as on a smartphone. The touchpad is available in with equipment starting the Audio 20 CD or COMAND Online. In the V-Class features the new “Mercedes-Benz app. For the first time in a this enables the COMAND infotainment system to be controlled any seat via smartphone. Together, the app and form the key to the most cutting-edge and display concept in this class.

The latest generation of COMAND combines all audio, telephone and functions and additionally offers an browser, the LINGUATRONIC voice system and transmission of traffic in real time. The optional surround sound system 16 high-performance loudspeakers, including a reflex loudspeaker, delivers the listening experience. It provides surround sound, and in combination COMAND Online allows supported front-to-rear voice where necessary to improve a microphone in the overhead control transmits conversation between the and front passenger to the rear so that the passengers sitting away can also hear

A new dimension in comfort

Mercedes-Benz V-Class

The V-Class sets new standards in comfort and with a host of innovations. The MPV is the only vehicle in the segment to optional 4-way lumbar and active seat ventilation reversing fans to ensure a relative humidity at the contact with the leather seat for and front passenger.

Also in this class of vehicles is the THERMOTRONIC automatic climate system, which is available as an in addition to the standard-fit TEMPMATIC It has various ventilation modes to individual climate control. The MEDIUM and DIFFUSE climate have distinct settings for air and distribution. In addition, the THERMOTRONIC features automatic pre-entry control at the touch of a button on the key, an integral demisting and distribution of cooled air to the driver and passenger sides, the intensity of is automatically controlled by the position of the Equally unique is the tunnel feature with self-activating air The climate control system the map information from the navigation and the GPS location data to close the air flap automatically when the enters a tunnel, subsequently it when the vehicle emerges the tunnel.

Numerous seating and configurations

The seating in the rear numerous configurations to meet any As standard, the MPV is equipped with individual luxury seats armrests in two seat rows. to improved technology and operating they can be folded forward to afford fast and easy to the rear. As an option, a folding can be installed between the single

As an alternative to the individual seats, a bench seat with individually folding backrest, or a bench seat with seat cushion and three-piece is available for both rear The outer right-hand seat of the bench can be folded forward or out separately. The entire bench can be forward to create space for items, such as sports or newly purchased furniture. For accommodation in the V-Class, the rearmost row can be equipped with a three-passenger seat as a comfort berth. are located underneath the berth, can also be used as a second level. Cargo can also be under all other bench Moreover, like the individual all bench seats are fitted integral three-point seat

Thanks to the optimised seat with quick-release system, little effort is required to the individual seats and benches and aft or to position them as vis-à-vis They can all be removed as well to a loading area tailored to needs at any time.

Separately rear window and second level

For easy loading and the V-Class features another in this segment in the shape of the opening rear windscreen to the upper tailgate frame. It can be and closed independently of the tailgate. makes loading and unloading in two respects: on the one hand, it allows a loading level; on the other – in tight parking spaces – is no need to open the large The corresponding load-compartment organiser is to install and remove. It can bear up to 50 and has two recesses, each of which a removable and collapsible shopping In the V-Class AVANTGARDE, the separately rear windscreen including organiser is a standard feature.

USP for the new V-Class: the tailgate is optionally as an EASY-PACK tailgate, with power opening and closing can be stopped in any position. As a result lightly built people no difficulty in closing the tailgate.

equipment: extensive and with details

The new Mercedes-Benz MPV occupies the position in its segment thanks to its character and comfortable appointments. the basic V-Class version a comprehensive scope of equipment as It includes the Audio 20 USB with 7-inch central display, trim, 3-spoke multifunction wheel with 12 buttons and DIRECT SELECT selector with steering wheel paddles in the case of automatic a steering column adjustable for and tilt, luxury front with thorax/pelvis sidebags, parking brake and active for the rear sliding door.

The AVANTGARDE design and equipment features additional highlights as such as leather seats, a steering wheel, ambient wood-look trim (also in the LED High Performance headlamps Intelligent Light System, opening rear window second loading level, an sliding door on the left, glass windows for additional reduction, and the AGILITY CONTROL with selective damping for even better agility and comfort.

At market launch in late May the new V-Class will be available as a model with a length of millimetres and a wheelbase of 3200 It will be available to order all authorised Mercedes-Benz dealers 6 March 2014. The available are the V 200 CDI from 42,900 euros, the V 220 CDI 43,911 euros and the V 250 BlueTEC 49,183 euros (prices in in each case incl. 19% As such, the attractive price within the segment which characterised the preceding models has maintained – despite the new design, new and significantly enhanced range of The compact version and the version extra-long wheelbase will at a later date.

Exclusive at launch: V-Class Edition 1

every new Mercedes-Benz passenger car series, the V-Class will start out with a limited 1. The distinguishing features of the 140 kW (190 hp) model with 7G-TRONIC automatic transmission include suspension or optionally AGILITY suspension with selective system, 19-inch 5-twin-spoke wheels, tinted glass in the compartment, marron nappa seats, a leather-look dashboard contrasting topstitching, and dark ebony wood-look trim. utmost comfort are the active ventilation for driver and front THERMOTRONIC automatic climate plus separate TEMPMATIC air conditioning in the rear, COMAND the Burmester® surround sound electric sliding doors on the and left, the electric EASY-PACK with separately opening window and the Parking package 360° camera. COLLISION ASSIST, Lane Keeping Blind Spot Assist and the system offer exemplary The V-Class Edition 1 will be in Germany from 67,378 incl. VAT.

Mercedes-Benz V-Class
Mercedes-Benz V-Class
Mercedes-Benz V-Class


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