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The Mercedes Among MPVs, The New V-Class
BY :CORPORATE UPDATES
MARCH 30, 2016
Mercedes-Benz Indonesia announces the youngest and largest member of the passenger car family, the new V-Class. This vehicle combines room for up to seven people and exemplary functionality with the high-class appeal, comfort, efficient driving pleasure and safety that distinguish automobiles bearing the three-pointed star. This vehicle offers ultimate experience for everyone who appreciates great spaciousness but does not want to sacrifice style and comfort.
Whether off on a shopping spree or travelling with the whole family, heading out for a mountain bike holiday with friends or driving prominent business partners to a red carpet event – not only the V-Class is eye-catching, it provides optimum flexibility and always cuts an elegant figure at the same time.
"With the new V-Class we are expanding the Mercedes-Benz premium passenger vehicle range with an MPV for up to seven adult occupants. This is a versatile, multitalented vehicle which offers value, efficiency and safety at the highest level in Indonesia’s premium segment”, says Roelof Lamberts, Sales and Marketing Director for Passenger Cars Mercedes-Benz Indonesia.
The interior concept meets the individual requirements of the different target groups. Be it for family, business or leisure – the V-Class offers a uniquely wide range of options and independence when using an MPV. For the first time in Indonesia premium MPV segment, the driver and front passenger get 4-way lumbar support which stabilizes the spine and relieves strain on the back, especially on long journeys. It is easily controlled at the push of a button.
Never was space as variably usable as in the new V-Class, which makes it an MPV with virtually no restrictions. With a load volume up to 4.630 liter, it can be tailored to meet with any specific requirements. As standard, the V-Class is equipped with 2-2-3 luxury seats configuration. Thanks to improved technology and operating logic, they can be folded forward intuitively to afford fast and easy access to the rear.
The new V-Class is available as V 220 d and comes with the state-of-the-art 2.1 litre four-cylinder turbo diesel engine, which has already proven highly successful in many passenger car model series worldwide. It is able to produce an output of 120 kW (163 hp) and maximum torque of 380Nm. The engine is combined with the tried-and-tested 7G-TRONIC PLUS 7-speed automatic transmission, offering outstanding ease of shifting, fast and smooth gear shifts, and high potential for fuel saving
The V 220 d can sprint from 0 – 100 km/h hour in 11.8 seconds and has a combined fuel consumption of 6.2 l/100 km. In the context of environmental friendliness, V 220 d comes with oil and water pumps which are activated demand to reduce fuel consumption and untreated emissions. Not to be left behind, the ECO start/stop function underlines how environmentally friendly the V-Class is.
“Our MPV is developed with a feel for driving pleasure and dynamism, which surely will become a real eye-catcher, whether you're on tour with your whole family or travelling in style on business with a full load of passengers. The V-Class’ high-end appeal and unrivalled features can be admired at the Indonesia International Motor Show (IIMS) at Jakarta International Expo - Kemayoran from April 7 until 17, 2016” Roelof concluded