Updated Mercedes-Benz V-Class: new diesel and 9-speed automatic transmission

Updated Mercedes-Benz V-Class: new diesel and 9-speed automatic transmission

January 31, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The German brand has introduced a restyled model

Mercedes-Benz has updated the V-Class minivan. The model received cosmetic changes to the exterior, a new engine, transmission and advanced assisting electronic systems.

Externally, the updated V-Class differs from pre-reform cars with a bumper with a modified shape of air ducts, a grille pattern, wheels of a new design in dimensions from 17 to 19 inches. The list of options for the body color is expanded with new base gray “metallic”, as well as optional colors “steel blue” and “red geozint”.

Inside the van, new instrument scales have appeared, the shape of the ventilation deflectors has changed. For V-Class there are six options for trimming leather or fabric, as well as various decorative elements: piano lacquer, wood, carbon fiber and polished aluminum.

The updated Mercedes-Benz V-Class is equipped with a two-liter four-cylinder OM 654 diesel engine in two versions of the force: 190 hp and 440 Nm (V 250 d) or 239 hp and 500 Nm (V 300 d). With intensive acceleration, the engine version of the V 300 d can produce 530 Nm of torque, accelerating the van to the first 100 km/h in 7.9 seconds. The maximum speed of the model is 220 kilometers per hour.

The seven-speed gearbox on the V-Class was replaced by a nine-speed automatic transmission with a manual shift function. The drive can be rear or full.

The standard equipment of the V-Class includes the Crosswind Assist function, which freezes the wheels to hold the car on the road with a strong side wind, an active emergency braking system that determines pedestrians and stationary objects, an expanded system of automatic high-beam control.

Simultaneously with the update of the base V-Class, Mercedes will be introduced by restyled campers Marco Polo and Marco Polo Horizon.

Sales of the updated V-Class in Europe will begin this spring. The price of a van in Germany will be at least 39,990 euros

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