Latest Mercedes-Benz News

Iglhaut Reveals Off-Road Tuning Plans for the Mercedes-Benz V-Class

Aftermarket tuning specialist Iglhaut recently announced its plan to release a new package for the Mercedes-Benz V-Class. According to to tuner, it will be transforming the van into an “extreme terrain vehicle”. Iglhaut stated that it will equip the auto with a permanent all-wheel-drive system coupled with three locking differentials, higher suspension, and underbody protection. Also seen in the photos of the V-Class released by the company are large off-road wheels, roof rack, brush guard, vehicle snorkel, and rocker bars. It looks like it is definitely built for very bumpy and flooded terrains. The ground clearance of the planned Iglhaut Mercedes V-Class offers a ground clearance of around 11 inches. In… Continue Reading »


Daimler Offers 4-Wheel Drive Option For Vans

Cognizant of the fact that utility vehicles don’t always travel on paved roads, Mercedes has announced that its vans and large-capacity vehicles are available with all-wheel drive. These include the Vito, Sprinter, Vario or Viano. According to Daimler, ”The comprehensive range offered by the all-wheel-drive quartet from Mercedes-Benz Vans covers the complete spectrum from comfortable large-capacity vehicle to sturdy large-volume van.” Of the four, three are available with Mercedes’ 4ETS Electronic Traction System. The vans feature permanent all-wheel drive and automatic transmissions. Four cylinder CDI diesel engines ranging from 136 hp to 163 hp are available with the standard BlueEfficiency package. Aside from these, the Sprinter 4×4 is also available… Continue Reading »


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