Mercedes-Benz is one of the most important manufacturers of premium cars of the world. Sales lead the segment and, although other brands do not want, are the ones that they set the trend in terms of technology tip refers. However, the German manufacturer is also revered by other public very different which is used to luxury.
This demanding public is not more nor less than the professionals who buy their vehicles. If the range of cars from the House of the star is mailed by many firms, the range of vehicles that has is not less. One of the models that has given more satisfaction to Mercedes-Benz was the Sprinter and as a sign of gratitude, have given you an enviable range of mechanical.
On this occasion, we have to talk about the version with traction 4 × 4 of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. This model is one of the best-selling in the world, but it is not of the best known outside the environment of the firm. One of the markets in which more is sold is in Latin America and to enhance its presence, Mercedes-Benz has decided to take there part of their production.
The country chosen to manufacture locally 4 × 4 Sprinter has been Argentina. This country is one of the most units consumed of this industrial vehicle and as the German House already has a plant plate joiner in the country, has decided to be Virrey del Pino plant which is responsible for its manufacture.
In the case of the model that concerns us, the 4 × 4 Sprinter features four-wheel 4ETS traction system that allows they engage automatically. In normal conditions of use the vehicle functions as a rear-wheel drive. However, if you detect a loss of traction in this axis, it will send part of the torque to the front axle of automatically.
In addition, it is possible to block 4 × 4 mode when it is circulated at low speeds. The system works in conjunction with the module of ESP by traction is activated or deactivated automatically when it circulates through tracks of snow, mud or sand).
Motorization which encourages version 4 × 4 Sprinter in Argentina will be 2.1 litre diesel in four-cylinder configuration that yields a power of 150 HP and 330 Nm of maximum torque. Finally, it must be said that the model will be presented officially at the next event organized by ExpoAgro and after filing will begin preparations for their local manufacture.
Source – Mercedes-Benz