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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter electric version will be sold in the US

The new generation Mercedes-Benz eSprinter is a rival of the Ford E-Transit commercial electric car.

Mercedes-Benz eSprinter is the electric version of the commercial Sprinter line. Current Mercedes-Benz eSprinter models are equipped with 114 horsepower electric motor, 35 KWh or 47 KWh battery option to meet the traveling and transportation needs of users.

Currently, the Mercedes-Benz eSprinter is only sold in the European market, but according to some sources, the new version of this model will be available in the US and Canada soon.

Notably, the new generation Mercedes-Benz eSprinter will have a chassis developed in a modular form, while the battery-powered battery system will remain under the floor. There will be 3 versions of eSprinter for customers to choose from, the difference is in load capacity, operating range and wheelbase.

In addition, depending on the purpose of use, Mercedes-Benz will provide variants of eSprinter with passenger minibus design, ambulance, closed-box or open-tank cargo truck …

The vehicle’s electrical devices are located in the front bonnet, while the engine is located in the rear axle. More details about the battery or engine power have not been revealed by Mercedes-Benz.

When available in the North American market, the new Mercedes-Benz eSprinter will be a direct competitor of the Ford E-Transit, the recently launched electric van model. Representatives of the American automaker have a power level of up to 266 horsepower, maximum torque of 430 Nm.

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