Mercedes-Benz Vans includes an additional member to its family of small camper vans: the new Marco Polo PERSPECTIVE matches the item profile including the Marco Polo and Marco Polo ACTIVITY. Mercedes-Benz will certainly present the novice to the public for the first time during the worldwide “Caravan, Motor, Touristik” (CMT) show. The show takes place in Stuttgart from 14 to 22 January. The 3rd participant of the Marco Polo household can be bought currently, with prices starting at 52 051 Euro (consisting of 19 percent VAT in Germany).
” The Marco Polo and also Marco Polo ACTIVITY are very popular with our clients and also are high in demand. We therefore determined to prolong our profile of compact camper vans by adding the Marco Polo PERSPECTIVE”, says Klaus Maier, Head of Advertising and marketing and Sales Mercedes-Benz Vans. “With our brand-new Marco Polo HORIZON we attract consumers who want the handling and top notch layout of an auto but need a versatile lorry for their active leisure searches”, proceeds Klaus Maier.
Many thanks to its adaptable seatsing arrangements with as much as seven seats as well as resting alternatives for up to 5 individuals, the Marco Polo PERSPECTIVE integrates optimum functionality with the design of the V-Class. The new small camper van bearing the Mercedes celebrity is targeted at trend-conscious adventurers. They look for a versatile and also useful lorry for spontaneous journeys and also outside tasks however do not want to abandon a stylish look. Thanks to portable exterior dimensions as well as a vehicle elevation listed below 2 metres, the Marco Polo HORIZON is not simply excellent for pastime, it is also a best everyday buddy. For example, it can enter into any type of basic multi-storey parking lot without issues.
Independence and also daily practicality are firmly installed in the DNA of the whole Marco Polo product family members: geared up with a kitchenette, wardrobe, swivelling pole positions, a bench seat with bed expansion as well as roofing system bed, the typical version of the Marco Polo based on the V-Class provides area for 4 individuals. The Marco Polo is the excellent vehicle for independents and also savourers who prefer to utilize their camper van for longer journeys whilst wanting to retain as much self-reliance as possible and enjoy acquainted living comfort. They likewise value everyday usefulness as well as affix significance to design. For the 3rd time in a row, the visitors of promobil publication elected the Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo first place in the “Compact Camper Van” classification, awarding it the “Compact Camper Van of the Year” title once again in 2017.
The Marco Polo TASK portable mobile home based on the Vito Tourer is foremost practical as well as versatile. Including an exceptionally variable indoor and also comfortable resting alternatives for as much as five individuals, it is targeted at young family members along with at sporting activities fanatics as well as outside followers seeking the spontaneous experience.
The new Marco Polo PERSPECTIVE integrates attributes of the Marco Polo as well as Marco Polo TASK, making it a perfect enhancement to the profile to bring in new target teams.
Participate in an organisation meeting in the morning, grab the kids and their classmates from college in the mid-day, then a climbing weekend with close friends: the numerous seats setups possible in the Marco Polo PERSPECTIVE reflect its extraordinary convenience. These range from the standard five-seater with three-seater bench/berth and also two rotating pole positions to 4 single convenience seats in the rear to the seven-seater with three-seater bench/berth in the second rear row and also two extra single seats in the first rear row. Seats could likewise be eliminated if more area is required to move sporting activities and also recreation equipment– transforming the daily van into a recreational vehicle. Overnight comfort is likewise assured. The comfy roof covering bed for two people determines 2.05 m x 1.13 m. Depending on the seating setup, the bench seat/berth in the back can be developed into a bed determining 1.93 m x 1.35 m for up to 3 individuals. Two drawers underneath the bench seat/berth provide stowage space. In addition, it is feasible to darken the interior utilizing curtains for a great evening’s rest.
The Marco Polo HORIZON could be smartly individualised with an array of high-grade materials. Be it wood-look, piano lacquer-look or wave-look trim– the style of the cockpit based on the V-Class offers the camper van that particular something. Featuring a broad option of further optional extras, such as the Interior Design bundle with Lugano natural leather or the AMG Line, the Marco Polo PERSPECTIVE could be customized to satisfy every preference.
The Mercedes me attach solutions will also be available for the Marco Polo PERSPECTIVE perspective. Customers will have the ability to conveniently connect with their automobile using mobile phone, tablet computer or PC. The Mercedes me connect Requirement Services, which come absolutely free, consist of the Mercedes-Benz Emergency situation Telephone call System, Accident Recovery, Maintenance Monitoring and Breakdown Administration, along with Telediagnostics and also Remote Vehicle Diagnostics. More options offered consist of real-time Live Web traffic Info and various Remote Online Providers such as control of the optional hot-water accessory heating. With these the Marco Polo HORIZON uses the benefit of advanced connectivity.
The Marco Polo PERSPECTIVE can be ordered with all the familiar V-Class diesel motor, with outcomes varying from 100 kW to 120 kW to 140 kW. As an option to rear-wheel drive, 4MATIC all-wheel drive is likewise on offer– both combined with the 7G-TRONIC PLUS seven-speed automatic transmission (combined fuel intake: 6.8 – 6.0 l/100 km; incorporated CO2 exhausts: 179– 158 g/km).
In an accident situation specified by TÜV Rhineland in 2015, the Marco Polo was the very first camper van to have actually proved in a collision examination, over as well as past the traditional testing regimen, just how well the residents are protected from the automobile’s lots as well as the security of the lorry’s fitted furniture. In this examination, the vehicle framework taken in all the pressures generated in a collision at a speed of 56 km/h without any certain deformation in the inside. The built-in systems stayed intact and also the furniture doors shut. Now the brand-new Marco Polo HORIZON version and the Marco Polo TASK version have similarly gotten the “certified owner protection” test mark from TÜV Rhineland.
The brand-new, additionally readily available electrical tilting/sliding glass sunroof makes certain that there is always a pleasant environment inside all Marco Polo designs. The noticeable glass surface area procedures approximately 600 mm x 330 mm, and the moving sunroof can be opened up by approximately 250 mm, ensuring perfect air flow as well as air circulation when sleeping or food preparation, as an example. There is also a by hand run roller blind that can be set to any position for darkening the interior. The tilting/sliding glass sunroof can be purchased as from March 2017.
In the roofing system bed optimised springtime aspects with point elasticity as well as a new, breathable cover for the chilly foam cushion additionally improve the currently superior resting convenience of the Marco Polo models. The roof covering bed’s load-bearing capacity has actually been boosted to 200 kg.
In addition to including the Marco Polo PERSPECTIVE to the item portfolio, Mercedes-Benz Vans is owning forward its international existence in the compact camper van segment. The Marco Polo will certainly be introduced with right-hand drive in the UK for the very first time prior to completion of the year. Moreover, the Marco Polo ACTIVITY will certainly pertain to Australia as a right-hand drive lorry in 2017. This is the very first time a Marco Polo design will certainly be offered outside of Europe, benefitting the “Mercedes-Benz Vans goes international” growth approach.