Mercedes-Benz is one of the manufacturers of cars premium more important in the world. Its sales lead in the segment and, although the rest of the brands don’t want to, are the that trend in terms of technology tip refers to. However, the German manufacturer is also revered by other public a different one to which you are accustomed to luxury.
This demanding audience is not more nor less than the professionals who buy your industrial vehicles. If the range of cars from the house of the star is sent by many firms, the range of industrial vehicles which has not less. One of the models that more satisfactions has given Mercedes-Benz has been Sprinter and as a sign of appreciation, you have been endowed with a range of mechanical enviable.
On this occasion, we’d like to talk about the version with traction 4×4, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. This model is one of the most sold in the world, however it is not the most well-known outside of 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 for the manufacture of the Sprinter 4×4 locally has been Argentina. This country is one of the more units consumed of this vehicle and industrial as the German house already has an assembly plant in the country, has decided to be the plant in Virrey del Pino the charge of their manufacture.
In the case of the model that concerns us, the Sprinter 4×4, with a system of four-wheel drive 4ETS that allows to fit automatically. In normal conditions the vehicle operates as a rear-wheel drive. However, if it detects loss of traction on this axis, it will send part of the torque to the front axle automatically.
in Addition, it is possible to lock the mode 4×4 when driving at low speeds. The system works together with the module of the ESP causing the traction to turn on or off automatically when driving on tracks in snow, mud or sand).
motorization that will encourage the version 4×4 the Sprinter in Argentina will be the 2.1-liter diesel in configuration four-cylinder that yields a power of 150 hp and 330 Nm of maximum torque. To finish there is that to say that the model will be presented officially in the next event organized ExpoAgro and after their presentation will begin preparations for its local manufacture.
Source – Mercedes-Benz