The design of the Mercedes-Benz B-Class minivan was revealed before the premiere

The design of the Mercedes-Benz B-Class minivan was revealed before the premiere

September 7, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

The public premiere of the novelty will be held at the motor show in Paris in October. European car sales should begin early next year

Photo-shooters managed to shoot a Mercedes-Benz B-Class minivan of a new generation during test tests. In the pictures that were published by Autocar, the car is presented without camouflage. According to the publication, the public premiere of the novelty will be held at the motor show in Paris in October. European car sales should begin early next year.

The car under the W247 index will receive features of the new A-Class. The minivan will be equipped with other bumpers, 19-inch wheel disks, other optics and new air intakes. In the salon will be a digital instrument panel and a new information and entertainment complex MBUX, debuting on the model A-Class of the fourth generation.

The machine will be built on the MFA platform. The car will increase significantly in size, and will also receive a more spacious trunk. The engine range will include a 1.3-liter gasoline engine with a return of 161 hp. Also, we should expect the appearance of a 2.0-liter unit. The power of this engine will be 222 hp. Among the diesels – 1.5-liter engine with a capacity of 116 hp.

The engines will work together with a six-speed manual gearbox or an automatic with the same number of stages. A nine-speed gearbox with dual clutch will also be available.

A little later, the hybrid modification of the minivan also debuts. The power plant will include a 1.3-liter gasoline engine and an electric motor. The power reserve on one electric traction will be about 50 km.