Past 12 months, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter celebrated its twenty fifth anniversary. The original bus was introduced in 1995 as a alternative for the growing old TN, and Polish coachbuilder Kegger has determined to give the Sprinter a belated birthday reward in the form of a specific edition tow truck.
What you see in the gallery under is not an official Mercedes-AMG merchandise but a minimal edition product created by Kegger, which also celebrates 25 yrs of existence. Logically, only 25 examples of the specific truck will be produced.
Dubbed the Sprinter Petronas Version and showcasing F1-impressed livery, the truck is based on the most strong version of the Sprinter obtainable in Europe. The 319 CDI has a 3.-liter V6 turbo diesel with one hundred ninety horsepower (142 kilowatts) and 324 pound-toes (440 Newton-meters) of torque, channeled to the rear wheels by way of a 7-speed computerized. This is one particular of the number of tow vans you’ll at any time see geared up with an air suspension.
Visually, it attributes various revisions, including a totally new entrance bumper with much larger air intakes and a modified lip spoiler. Blackened radiator grille and black eighteen-inch alloy wheels with a thin contrasting gentle blue stripe spherical off the visual enhancements.
Get within the cabin and you’ll discover an unexpectedly relaxed atmosphere for a tow truck. A large amount of Alcantara leather-based with inexperienced stitching can be found on the dashboard, seats, and doorway panels. Additional sound insulation in a mix with an upgraded audio program ought to develop a awesome spot to shell out the doing the job day in.
Of system, currently being a tow truck, the Sprinter Petronas Version has a flatbed at the back, accessed by way of two retractable ramps. There are also a number of large resource and cargo containers built-in into the building of the mattress.
Kegger wants €125,000 for the tuned tow truck, which interprets to about $147,three hundred at the present trade costs.
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