The all new 2015 Mercedes-Benz V-Class people mover has been unveiled.
It has replaced the Viano and Valente editions in the German auto manufacturer's line-up.
The new V-Class is said to be more passenger-focused and can fit up to eight people.
|Vehicle Type: MPV||Base Price: NA|
|Fuel Tank Capacity: 16.5 gals (75 L)||Miles Per Gallon: 31 city / 42 hwy|
|Length: 192.7 in. (489.5 cm)||Wheel Base: 125.9 in. (320 cm)|
|Height: 74 in. (188 cm)||Width: 74.8 in. (190.1 cm)*|
|Curb Weight: 4826 lbs (2189 kg)||Maximum Seating: 6 people|
|Engine: Inline 4 CDI Diesel||Displacement: 2.1 Liter|
|Horsepower: 134 HP||Max RPM: 3800 RPM|
|Torque: 243 lb-ft @1400-2400 rpm||Transmission: 6-Speed Manual|
|Towing Capacity: 1653 lbs (750 kg)||Maximum Speed: 112 mph (180 km/h)|
* Viano short model specs
This new edition comes with a six-speed manual transmission; however some versions have the option for a seven-speed automatic transmission.
It comes with a 2.1 liter turbo diesel engine, and will have three choices when it comes to power output levels.
Although official statistics have yet to be revealed, this edition is said to save drivers up to 28 percent in terms of fuel use as compared to its predecessor.
The new V-Class focuses on luxury and comfort. It has a generous sense of space and lightness. The van delivers a smooth drive and is equipped with a new multi-function steering wheel which was inspired by aviation technology.
The new V-Class is comfortable, economic and fuel efficient. The new and improved suspension is the benchmark for agility as well as safety.
The van will be available in three different lengths, from 16 feet (4.9 meters) to nearly 17 feet (5.17 meters). It is equipped with high-tech cross-wind assistance systems which help aerodynamics.
The interior comes with a microphone system so that the driver can communicate with the rear passengers of the van. It comes with a new infotainment system with improved technology.
The 2015 V-Class is luxury-focused with a sleek design and small details which increase comfort. It features new technologies and have passed the Euro 6 safety standard. It is an impressive van with interior infotainment functions that cater to the needs of the passenger.