Special edition Mercedes-Benz V-Class offerings confirmed

Red metallic paint and a RISE model for V-Class

They’re most likely not coming our way, however Mercedes-Benz has confirmed the V-Class will soon be offered overseas in two special/limited edition variants.

Known as ‘RISE’ and “designo hyacinth red metallic”, the two offerings are set to debut at the upcoming IAA 2017 exhibition in Frankfurt.

Mercedes-Benz V-Class RISE Key Data:

  • Priced from just 34,990 Euro ($52,500 AUD)
  • Available in standard or long wheelbase
  • Seats between five and eight
  • Crosswind Assist – standard
  • Collision Prevention Assist – standard
  • Lane Keeping Assist – standard
  • Mercedes ‘me connect’ services – standard

Mercedes-Benz V-Class “designo hyacinth red metallic” Key Data:

  • Limited to just 1500 vehicles
  • Distinctive red metallic paint (as seen on C-Class/E-Class)
  • Night Package – standard

The special edition models come after a successful year for the Mercedes-Benz van.

Mercedes-Benz V-KlasseThe V-Class enjoyed record sales across the first half of the year with more than 29,000 customer deliveries – a 24% increase on the same period last year.

In Australia, VFACTS data shows the V-Class achieved 357 sales until the end of July – that number up a strong 31.7%.

“The V-Class is still proving extremely popular after three years on the market,” says Volker Mornhinweg, Head of Mercedes-Benz Vans.

“The latest figures underscore the sales success of our MPV, and we are proud of this success story.”

Related: New diesel engine option for Mercedes-Benz V-Class

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