The Avis Budget Group, a car rental company in Southern Europe, has just placed an order for a whopping 620 Mercedes-Benz Vans, which include orders for Vito, Viano, and Sprinter models. The breakdown involves 335 units going to Avis’ operations in Spain, 250 to Italy, and 35 to Portugal. “We will deploy our new rental vehicles from Mercedes-Benz Vans at the most important locations in Southern Europe – in particular at airports and large cities,” said Ramon Biarnes, who heads the Avis Budget Group’s Sales and Marketing in the three aforementioned countries. “The high standard of comfort and reliability of the vans from Mercedes-Benz testifies to our performance orientation at Avis.”… Continue Reading »
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The Mercedes-Benz Carisma Viano V1 may look like an ordinary family van on the outside. But inside the unassuming exterior is a luxurious world fit for a prince. According to AutoGuide, no two Viano V1 vans are designed to be the same. Every buyer of the van is given the chance to totally personalize its interior with anything that they can fit in it. Customers can turn it into a cozy entertainment room, a place for relaxation, a mobile office or whatever that their imagination can come up with. The best thing about it is that no one will ever have a clue of what is inside the van unless… Continue Reading »
Fujian Benz Automotive Corporation, a joint venture between Daimler and a number of Chinese partners that focus on van production, recently opened up a brand-new product development center in Fuzhou, China. Mercedes-Benz Vans chief Volker Mornhinweg noted that the opening of the facility is a significant milestone in the division’s growth strategy, dubbed ‘Vans goes global’. It took two years to complete construction of the center. “We have been producing the Vito and the Viano in China since 2010, and we also started manufacturing a bus version of the Sprinter in the Fujian Benz Automotive Corporation joint venture in 2011,” said Mornhinweg. He adds that production are to be supplemented… Continue Reading »
At the Geneva Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz unveiled its latest top-of-the-line Viano large-capacity van model: the Grand Edition Viano AVANTGARDE. With exclusive features and specs, Mercedes is hoping that this will satisfy the needs of people who crave for ‘dynamism and exclusivity’ in their big vans. The Grand Edition Viano AVANTGARDE makes it a point to add sportiness to the flagship people carrier from Mercedes-Benz. With 19-inch light-alloy wheels and sporty tires, a new paint job in ‘mountain crystal white metallic’, and a black radiator grille, this top-shelf model really looks the part. Enhancements are also present in the interior, with Grand Edition badges and a fresh batch of trim elements. Aside… Continue Reading »
Here’s something to look for in this year’s Beijing Auto Show – the Mercedes-Benz Viano VISION DIAMOND. This luxurious version of the Viano will surely turn heads with its host of extravagant visual cues both inside and out. Chrome grille louvers, a two-tone paintjob and a blacked out radiator grille easily makes the VISION DIAMOND stand out, especially with a gold shimmering line running along the body to separate black and diamond white color tones. It is said that the devil lies in the details. The painted diamond adorning the B-pillar is proof of this along with two-tone rims on the five-spoke wheels and the brake discs featureing the brand… Continue Reading »
Here’s a video of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMGin Dubai made by Hamman, which we can say looks fierce. Alloy rims with wheels finished in matte black and designed with cross-spokes are called the Design Edition Race “Anodized”. The rear rims are measured at 11 by 21 inches while the front axle is sized at 9 by 21 inches. These rims also look stylish with titanium bolts that are corrosion resistant. The red paintjob looks very cool, and with the generous helping of chrome in this car, this tune truly rocks!
With a name derived from “city” and “titan”, you could expect this van to be the next big thing in city driving. The new van is said to have different versions, diesel, electric, and petrol. It will also be available in different lengths and weights and with a body ranging from crewbus to panelvan. Volker Mornhinweg, Head of Mercedes Vans said, “We will take advantage of the trend toward city vans.” The company also said that they want this van to be suited to the variety of commercial applications. Quality plus function is equal to Mercedes Citan.