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It’s Mercedes-Benz showtime at the CV Show

Mercedes-Benz showcased its biggest, newest and widest range of vehicles and services in the industry at The Commercial Vehicle Show, at the NEC in Birmingham last week.

Stretching from a compact urban delivery van, the New Citan, to a heavy-hauling construction vehicle, the Arocs, there was also plenty in between.

In fact, Mercedes-Benz is debuted five new vehicles  The new Actros, launched in April 2012, was now the “oldest” vehicle in the Mercedes-Benz truck range!

Perhaps the biggest product on the stand was the smallest in the range. The new Citan marks the start of a completely new product and offering – and this year’s CV Show wa the first place where it was fully exhibited.


New Citan

The performance of a giant and the thirst of a sparrow – the new Mercedes‑Benz Citan is the efficient urban delivery van. The new Citan combines minimal CO2 emissions with great driving pleasure as well as great performance and low maintenance costs.

The standard consumption of the Citan BlueEFFICIENCY is 65.7 mpg – no other urban delivery van with a combustion engine consumes less fuel or produces fewer emissions.

Load space of up to 3.8 m³ and a maximum payload of 735 kg are equally remarkable. Perceptible quality and driving dynamics, outstanding safety and economy, exemplary versatility and resilience – the Mercedes‑Benz Citan is the new professional among urban delivery vans.

A true Mercedes‑Benz at first glance: the Mercedes‑Benz Citan’s confident look is unmistakable. The characteristic appearance revolves around the confidently displayed, chrome-plated star in the prominent and sturdy radiator grille with its three sporty, perforated fins. The Citan’s distinctive headlamps and the arrow-shaped bonnet with its clearly defined edges are no less striking.