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Elevated and limited V-Class 300d Special edition unveiled

SOUTH AFRICANS to expect the all new but limited edition of the Mercedes-Benz V-Class, V300d Special.

This was revealed by the German manufacture this week, who said it will be on the market from June 2023.

It stands out through its distinctive exterior features, showcasing an impeccable sense of artistic craftsmanship and intelligent design. By combining opulence with functionality, witness as luxury merges with practicality to deliver exceptional comfort and style.

Yes, from an ordinary lay-man it does not look much different from the original and popular V Class 300d, but the interior and its features quickly shows sophistication and of course, luxury.

Being a limited edition, it means one has to visit a bank very soon to own one, that’s if you have deep pockets. We’ll get to the pricing at a last stanza.

The Special EDITION comes in an exclusive Sodalite Blue Metallic, which is only available on it this units. Additionally, black trimmings around the vehicle give it a superbly sleek and sophisticated allure.

First impressions matter, thus, the comes standard with an eye-catching roof box from the AMG range, guaranteeing its undeniable presence on the road whilst offering practical storage space for added comfort.

Complete with the V-Class luxury interior design, the Special EDITION has all the creature comforts one would expect – from automatic doors to leather-clad seats and the iconic Mercedes-Benz diamond grill – as well as an array of additional features that are essential to a life of luxury.

Built upon the iconic V300d, the Special EDITION is powered by a revving four-cylinder OM 654 engine that exemplifies effortless power, refined elegance and a truly remarkable driving experience.

With 174 kW and 500 Nm of torque, the V300d sets the benchmark in the segment.

Furthermore, the vehicle’s 9G-TRONIC Automatic Transmission provides nine close-ratio speeds, which result in virtually unnoticeable gear changes. The large spread of the transmission brings added agility and pulling power in almost all driving situations and improves the pulling-away capability of the V-Class, ensuring a superbly smooth journey from start to finish.

Marinus Venter, the Head of Product & Marketing for Mercedes-Benz Vans SA says, “Our V-Class customers demand a presence on the road. They value safety, comfort, spaciousness and luxury, and want to make a statement.

In our ultra-exclusive V-Class Special EDITION, we are offering an even more prestigious experience than ever before. With the underpinning of the iconic V300d, the Special EDITION offers all the power, performance and technology that the V-Class has become renowned for, whilst being completely unmissable on the road. A style giant, the V-Class Special EDITION makes a statement at every turn.”

The V-Class comes standard with an array of state-of-the-art safety systems, designed to keep passengers as safe as possible in all circumstances:

  • Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC
  • Lane Keep Assist
  • Blind Spot Assist
  • Crosswind Assist
  • PRE-SAFE Technology
  • ATTENTION ASSIST
  • Active Brake Assist
  • Anti-Theft Protection Package
  • Six airbags

Customers can find out more at https://www.mercedes-benz.co.za/v-class, or they can book a test drive in the iconic V300d at their closest Mercedes-Benz dealership.  

Aha, now the pricing:  it goes for R2 190 000 (including VAT)

Price Includes: All accessories and 7yr/140km Premium Drive

Image supplied (The alluring V300d Special EDITION is now available in South Africa for a limited time).

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