Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 20th Anniversary front three quarters

UK: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 20th Anniversary edition launched

August 18, 2015

Mercedes-Benz Vans has launched a limited edition Sprinter van to mark its 20th Anniversary in the UK. The Sprinter 20th Anniversary edition will be available with a offer of £259 per month with a £2,800 deposit contribution.

The unique 20th Anniversary limited edition model will be limited to 1,200 units. It features a ‘Sprinter 20’ logo on the front wing, and also, satellite navigation, driver comfort seat with arm rest, air conditioning, chrome grille and wheel trims option bundle costing over £2,000 for a concessional price of £750.

The Sprinter Van was launched back in April 1995 and has sold over 327,201 units till date in the UK. It has been a recipient of more than 70 UK specific awards since its introduction in the market. The manufacturer goes on to state that more than 250,000 units of the Sprinter sold have been panel vans with 71,769 units being chassis cab variants.

The Sprinter van is produced at Daimler AG’s main facility in Dusseldorf, Germany with a production capacity of 745 units daily leading up to an annual production of 214,560 units. The manufacturer goes on to mention that the most popular paint scheme for the Sprinter series preferred by customers is ‘White’ with 199,794 units being sold followed by ‘Silver’ with 14,313 units being sold.

Steve Bridge, Managing Director, Mercedes-Benz Vans, stated: “Mercedes-Benz has been making Vans since 1896 and has pioneered new standards in safety every step of the way, with Sprinter leading from the front”.

He also went on to mention the evolution of safety in the Sprinter, from the introduction of ESP in 1995, standardizing driver airbag in 2000, introducing Crosswind Assist in 2013, and most recently equipping all new vans with Rescue Assist QR code stickers as standard.

The press release is embedded below for further information.

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