Home / Auto News / News article: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Grand Edition a 'Stand-Up Maybach' - AutoGuide.com News
 |  Dec 24 2010, 7:34 AM


In Europe, Mercedes parent company Daimler is well-known for its truck and commercial vehicle division. On this side of the Atlantic, however, the three-pointed star is almost exclusively regarded as a manufacturer of high-performance luxury cars. Now Mercedes-Benz of Manhattan will allow you to combine those two seemingly at-odds concepts with the Sprinter Grand Edition.

The Sprinter, as you may know, is a Mercedes commercial vehicle – the sort you might see a courier use to deliver packages. The Grand Edition, however, transforms that cargo hold into an ultra-luxurious space for high-powered execs to either relax or get some work done – with enough space inside to hold a meeting with your shareholders.

Referred to rather appropriately as a ‘stand-up Maybach’ the Sprinter Grand Edition is filled with luxury items like a pair of 32-inch TV screens, reclining and massaging chairs, a sofa, refrigerator, satellite radio and wireless internet; which is enough to perhaps skip the G6 and take a road trip instead.

Offered exclusively through Mercedes-Benz Manhattan the Sprinter Grand Edition  sells for approximately $190,000 – a solid $150,000 more than the conventional van.

[Source: NYT]

Official release and full specifications after the jump:

PRESS RELEASE

THE SKY IS NO LONGER THE LIMIT
The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Grand Edition

YOUR FIRST CLASS CABIN ON THE GROUND

The luxury and convenience of first-class travel is no longer limited to flight. Now you can experience all of the amenities of a private jet and more in a custom Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Grand Edition… available exclusively from Mercedes-Benz Manhattan.

A mobile office has never been so well-equipped with functional appointments like high-speed internet, satellite radio, digital satellite directional TV and all of the other office and entertainment features you’d expect from one of the world’s elite brands.

Convenience and comfort are top priorities with features like touch-screen automated controls, captain’s chairs with heating and massage, a built-in refrigerator, power privacy partition and rear seating for seven.

These vehicles are custom-built and available on a very limited-basis. Please contact our Sprinter Division at Mercedes-Benz Manhattan by calling (888) 270-9462 for additional information. Alternately, you may wish to visit one of our two convenient mid-town locations at 41st Street and 11th Avenue or Park Avenue at 55th Street.

INTERIOR FEATURES

  • Front and Rear 32″ LCD Flat Screen
  • 100% Nylon Color Keyed Carpet
  • TV/Monitors
  • Automotive Fabric Headliner
  • Wireless Internet Router
  • Floor Mats w/ Non-Slip Rubber Backing
  • (4) Premium Leather Deluxe Captains Chairs with Heating and Massage Functions, and Power Leg Lifts (2 w/ Power Reclining Capabilities)
  • 110 volt Outlets (2)
  • 12 volt Outlets at Each Seat Location
  • Front Partition w/ Power Window
  • Audio Amplifier
  • 3rd Row Passenger Bench with Power
  • Reclining Sofa Bed
  • Dark Tinted Side and Rear Windows
  • Deluxe Lighting Controls
  • Slide Under Sofa Refrigerator
  • Interior Lighting Package
  • Console Lap Tables (4)
  • Dual Lighting Controls w/ Dimmers
  • Mobile Theater Sound System
  • Complete Insulation Package
  • Complete Privacy Shade Package
  • Touch Screen In Dash 6.5″ LCD GPS, CD, DVD, Navigation
  • Touch Screen Rear AM/FM Satellite Radio
  • Overhead and Floor Courtesy Lighting
  • Crestron Universal Remote Control
  • Rear Speaker Upgrades
  • CD Player
  • Rear Facing Seat Floor Console w/ Storage
  • DVD Player
  • Seat Belt Package
  • iPod Hook Up
  • Rear Luggage Storage Lighted
  • Wireless Head Phone Jack System
  • Side Wall Consoles w/ Cup Holders and Storage
  • Video Game Prep w/ Inverter
  • Driver and Passenger Deluxe Seating
  • Recover
  • Handsfree Intercom System
  • Sub Woofer
  • Rear Air and Heat 30,000 BTU w/ Dual
  • Automotive Fabric Color Keyed Walls
  • Compressor, Condenser, and Evaporator

EXTERIOR FEATURES

  • Digital Rear Air Controls
  • Full Length Wall Consoles w/ Cup Holders
  • 2 Rear Clothes Hangers (Ceiling Mount)
  • Interior Sound Deadening Package
  • Coordinated Valances w/ Indirect Lighting
  • Hand-Rubbed Custom Made High Gloss
  • Burled Wood Package
  • 6-piece Dash and Door Kit
  • Window Ledges
  • Valance Trims (Indirect Lighting) (2)
  • Upper Corner Trims (Indirect Lighting) (2)
  • Front Overhead TV Face
  • Rear Overhead
  • Side Electronics Console
  • Coordinated Door Panels (Rear Half Carpet)
  • Dual Battery Charging System w/ Custom Battery Tray
  • Adjustable Driver & Passenger Seats
  • Armrests for Driver & Passenger Seats
  • Adjustable Steering Wheel
  • Automatic Heating & Air Conditioning System
  • Electric Heater Booster
  • Front Ashtray
  • Speedometer in mph & km/h
  • Auto-Dimming Interior Rearview Mirror
  • Shelf Above Windshield
  • Driver Airbag
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Seat Belt Reminder for Driver
  • Power Windows
  • Body Builder Connector Under Driver’s Seat
  • High Roof
  • Digital Satellite Directional TV System
  • Security System w/ Control Pads
  • Back-up Camera System
  • Dash Color Change
  • Driver & Passenger Front Center Floor
  • Console w/12 volt
  • Rear Partition Wall
  • Rear Air Ride Assist System
  • Remote Central Locking
  • Front Bumper Cover w/ Fog Lights
  • Fiberglass Running Board with Step (Color Keyed to Chassis)
  • 270 Degree Opening Rear Doors
  • Complete Bonded Window Package
  • Color Keyed Bumpers
  • Color Keyed Body Moldings
  • Front and Rear Mudflaps
  • All Season Tires LT245/75R16
  • 16″ Aluminum Wheels
  • Spare Tire & Wheel
  • Dual-Circuit 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
  • 26.4 Gallon Fuel Tank
  • 110 volt Exterior Outlet (1)
  • 14 volt/220 A Alternator
  • 12 volt/100 Ah Battery
  • Single-Pole Battery Master Switch
  • Fuel Filter with Water Separator
  • Jump-Start Terminal
  • 4-Wheel Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake Assist (BAS)
  • Electrically Heated Windshield
  • Light and Rain Sensor
  • 188 hp @ 3,800rpm
  • 325 lb-ft of torque @1,400-2,400 rpm
  • 3.0L V6 Turbo Diesel Engine
  • 5-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • Hydraulic Jack
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Adaptive Electronic Stability Program (ESP)

888.270.9462 | www.sprintermanhattan.com