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The Ultimate Ambulance Based on Sprinter Made by Brabus

Does riding a Mercedes Sprinter while being taken on a hospital sounds okay to you? Well, if you are really sick, then it wouldn’t hurt riding a Sprinter! Brabus is now working on an ambulance based on the world-class van, the first time they are doing a project that will not only be to amaze car enthusiasts, but something that the world can use. This ambulance will surely be efficient, especially since reportedly, the tuner plans on equipping it with a 5.5 liter V8 engine that can power up the car in at least 390 HP. Truly fast, as needed, by an ambulance. This project, we think is truly beneficial… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Got Seven Best Commercial Vehicles Award, Won Best Brands in 2012 Poll

Last night in Stuttgart, Mercedes won got seven awards, five for its vehicles and two for its services. The Sprinter vans won the “vans up to 3.5t” category, the Actros for the “long haul truck” and “dump tucks up to 32t” category, “urban regular-service buses” was bagged by the Citaro and the Tourino was awarded the best in “midibuses” category. The service of “rental/leasing” was also given to Mercedes-Benz Charterway and Truckworks was awarded the “truck/trailer” category. Andreas Renschler, the Board of Management responsible for Daimler Trucks and Daimler Buses said proudly, “We are delighted about the seven awards and want to thank all the readers. This once more proves… Continue Reading »

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Female Mercedes Employees Moonlight As Rally Drivers

Placing first in class last year gave the impetus for Mercedes and a group of its female employees to enter for the third year in a row the “Aïcha des Gazelles du Maroc”. Covering a distance of 2500 kilometers, this desert rally takes place in Morocco and consists of seven stages. Rather than garnering fastest times, winners are determined by which team is able to cover the shortest distance between checkpoints – without the aid of GPS units, cellphones or any other electronic aids. Even binoculars are banned. For the 2012 entries, Daimler has entered three vans: two Vitos and one Sprinter. The new generation Vito models have been modified… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes Revealed the 2013 Mercedes Sprinter with 7G Tronic

The three-star brand revealed the Sprinter van with its new-look. The commercial vehicles division of Mercedes-Benz showed the van with all-new technological developments; specifically the 7G Tronic automatic gearbox which they said can still operate very well even in temperature as low as -22 degrees Fahrenheit. It also has the new Electronic Stability Program which works as Brake Disk Wipe and Electronic Brake Prefil. Sprinter vans now has four-cylinder diesel engine that gives a cycle efficiency of 7.4 liters per 100 kilometers. It can even fall to 7L/100km if you opt for the high-ratio rear axle. Other great features, as the company revealed, are the ECO steering system, engine start/stop… Continue Reading »

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Sprinter Van To Be Equipped With ESP In 2012

Electronic Stability Programs in cars are have been mandated in several countries, primarily due to its significant potential in reducing crashes and fatalities caused by out-of-control cars. Typical of Mercedes, the company has not waited for legislation to put this important safety technology in vehicles that will benefit from it. Starting next year, version 9 of Mercedes’s Adaptive ESP will be made available in Sprinter vans, where it will improve passenger safety as well as benefit other road users in critical situations. Aside from stepping in to control the brakes when a skid is imminent, the latest version of ESP takes into account vehicle load. This is highly important in… Continue Reading »

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Sprinter Van Great for Business Because of Its Price

Vincentric, a company that tracks ownership costs, found out that the total cost of ownership of a Sprinter Van in Canada is 7.7 to 9.1 % lower than other vans. That is based on a 25,000 kilometer driving distance per year and factoring depreciation, financing, insurance, fuel, fees and taxes, repairs and maintenance. With all these in mind, the amount saved in ownership cost could be translated to $6,000 to $7,000 per year on a five-year period. And the data said that this is mainly due to low fuel costs, a total of $2,500 per year, followed by maintenance savings because you don’t really have to take the vehicle to… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Enjoying Double Sprinter Sales so far in 2011

So far this year, Mercedes-Benz is scoring a hit with its current lineup of the Sprinter van. According to Wards Auto, Merc has delivered 5,185 units through May this year, more than double the diesel Sprinter van sales at 102.1 percent compared to the sales figures from last year. A growing number of Merc dealerships are selling the van plus some other Freightliner outlets. There are currently 108 total Silver Arrow dealerships out of 353 that market the Sprinter van. For prospective Sprinter buyers, the van is available starting at $39,000, and you can even choose from 24 different optional packages plus some 200 stand-alone add-ons to fully customize the… Continue Reading »

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