Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) buyers in Australia will soon have an award winning new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter to test-drive.
The new third-generation Sprinter was only revealed last week, now comes news the new Sprinter has taken out a respected Van of the Year title.
The Mercedes-Benz offering has been named Van of the Year at the Export & Freight Transport and Logistics Awards 2018 in Ireland.
The independent panel of judges said the new-gen Mercedes-Benz Sprinter bristles with new technology and equipment never before incorporated in a commercial vehicle.
The van picking up extra points for having “a powerful suite of standard features such as Active Brake Assist, Crosswind and Collision Prevention Assist, Blind Spot and Lane Keeping Assist, as well as a reassuring alarm, double lock and visible VIN.”
The Sprinter beat off stiff competition from five other leading manufacturers to pick up this prestigious award.
Steve Bridge is the Managing Director of Mercedes-Benz Vans UK, he says the award is recognition of a great deal of hard work put into the design of the new model.
“We’re delighted to be crowned Van of the Year, judged by an independent panel of van users, vehicle managers and journalists.
“The Sprinter has won more than 80 awards since 1995, and to still be collecting accolades is testament to how the vehicle keeps businesses moving.”
We’ll continue to be your go-to LCV website for more details on the new Sprinter and will bring you Australian availability, pricing and specification details when confirmed.
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