DRIVING into the iconic village of Portmeirion something was clearly wrong with the car. It was working perfectly, but rather than a suitably Prisoner-esque Lotus Seven, we were driving the new Mercedes X-Class. To be specific, the range-topping Mercedes X250 d 4MATIC Power. Much is being made of the fact that the X-Class is the first pickup truck from a [...]
Mercedes-Benz Citan CDI109 Long Sport Mercedes-Benz decided to enter the small van arena simply by getting Renault to rebadge its well-proven Kangoo van while offering three body sizes to cover business users’ requirements up to the full-size panel van dimensions of its Vito range. We tried the Mercedes-Benz Citan CDI109 Long Sport. What is it? The Citan Long Sport is actually [...]
Mercedes Vito 116 BlueTEC Crew Van Long Sport review: What is it? Mercedes’ answer to the Ford Transit Sport Van and the Volkswagen Transporter Highline – the UK-only Vito Sport, which is tested here in ultra-practical Crew Van Long form. What’s hot? It might have been on sale a little while now and with looks being more evolution than revolution, [...]
Mercedes Vito 109CDI Long panel van 3.05t review: cracking new competitor in the medium panel van sector
The Mercedes Vito puts Ford and Vauxhall clearly in its crosshairs Mercedes Vito 109CDI Long panel van What is it? THIS is the all-new Mercedes Vito in 109 CDI front-drive panel van trim. The new Mercedes Vito is now available in the UK and designed to take on both the Ford Transit Custom and Vauxhall Vivaro. So how [...]
New Mercedes Vito could blow the opposition out of the water Business Van Review of the Mercedes Vito WE’VE always been massive fans of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter here at businessvans.co.uk – and the three-pointed star in general to be honest. The products are always top quality, the technology is usually way ahead of the opposition and the drivability [...]
The Vito's sharp new look follows the smaller Citan and larger Sprinter A NEW Mercedes Vito. How could we resist the temptation to get a first look around this important new panel van? Quite. We couldn't. And didn't. So to whet Business Vans readers appetites in advance of the UK launch next March, we thought we'd ask those [...]
Mercedes Vito Sport-X Dualiner, oozes style - but with practicality too. Mercedes-Benz Vito Sport-X Dualiner Compact What is it? THE MERCEDES-BENZ Vito has been around for some time now, and despite an upgrade in 2010, you could think it might be seen as lagging behind certain rivals more recently reconfigured. However, it's far from dated and with the [...]
The Mercedes Citan completes the Mercedes-Benz van line-up, sitting alongside the larger Vito and Sprinter as a dedicated delivery van for the urban environment.
Author: ROBIN ROBERTS A Scottish home improvements company has just updated its contract for its vans' fleet. Dunfermline-based CR Smith designs, manufactures and fits more uPVC and hardwood windows, doors, and conservatories than any of its competitors north of the border. A Mercedes-Benz customer for over 30 years, its latest order is for 22 Long-bodied Sprinter 313CDIs, [...]
An AMG version of the Mercedes Citan?
Sounds bizzare, but it could happen explains Bertrand Janssen, head of design at Mercedes Commercial Vehicles. Story by our industry correspondent, John Griffiths