Examples sold in Australia and South Africa will likely tailor towards the working class. It could be part of the disguise, but it could also be a Mercedes-only design feature. However, the mill cranks out different power levels depending upon trim level and options chosen. I'm sure there are things I left out. I'd find an independent shop in which I had good confidence to do it, or an engine shop from one of the manufacturers that I paid for independent of the dealership. The truck is an 04 and has 520K. Gets over 8 empty without your foot in it,I run 5 over the speed limit mostly,except the 70 sp limits,I run 70 to 73 on cruise.
We are keen to expand our international clients and develop long lasting business relationships. This is what I posted in another thread a few days ago. Well, I submit to you the van with its interior pictured above. Secondly, this mule also has an interesting shape to the bed rails on the cargo bed. Press Release Development of a 1-ton pickup truck for Mercedes-Benz: Earlier this year, Daimler and Nissan announced development of the first Mercedes-Benz entry into the pickup segment. They can also be modified to create customer-specific variants for use in different bus applications. What are you going to pull behind it i had a 05 new columbia with the same motor and a straight 10 speed fuller pulling a flatbed and stepdeck and it was the most underpowered truck i have ever drove.
Even still, the wheels look great. Unlike the Ford, the Amarok comes with one engine — a 2. A six-speed manual and eight-speed auto are the two transmission choices. Those who drive such trucks for a living will find their office is well laid out and organized. No one keeps parts in stock, and they are expensive. Then, depending on the results of the dyno run, I would make the call on the extended warranty. Lastly, a pair of side steps helps ease entry into the high-riding truck while adding a touch of chrome.
It has a purposeful design with plenty of character inside and out and enough amenities to keep the average truck buyer happy. First off, the fenders are much wider than the s. My truck has about 375k miles, and has been one of the best of the bunch, but it has had 2 turbos, 1 head gasket, 3 oil fill tubes, 1 set of injectors, 2 idler pulleys, 1 fuel temp sensor, 2 sets of water return o-rings, a new complete bell housing, the early engines came out with motor mount bolts too short, which stripped out, breaking the motor mount, which almost dropped the engine onto the highway. Americans see the Mercedes-Benz brand as a status symbol rather than the average taxi running around Europe with a fare in the back seat. However, there are several telltale signs this mule is no Nissan despite the heavy camouflage. Production is set to begin by the end of the decade.
Mercedes will surely offer both single cab and crew cab configurations, allowing customers to choose what works best for their application. With that being a newer motor and not much info about them, is the warranty worth it or a rip-off? I think I would skip the , but I would want a good dyno run on the engine before I bought it. I was also told that International dealers stock parts for the engine. My company I am driving for now has about 400 freightliners and internationals,most are mercedes including the 2007 columbia I am driving now,pull alot of heavy paper loads and currently getting 6. Production of the Mercedes-Benz truck at both plants will start before the end of the decade. In that case, expect the truck to offer Mercedes-developed four- and six-cylinder engines in both gas and turbodiesel variants.
The word on them is pretty decent, but if you need repairs, there are few outside shops with any form of experience with them. Also, idler pulleys go out regularly, water pumps are a concern. The three trucks will also be built at the Nissan Barcelona plant in Spain. To our knowledge, Mercedes is still conduction research on the U. Mercedes Truck Engines We specialise in Mercedes Truck Engines and offer a vast range of complete used engines and spare engine parts. The rendering shows the swooping accent lines flowing onto the bed, tying the whole thing together. To make a long story short, the fuel savings will soon evaporate into repair bills and down time.
At Mercedes-Benz we have spent decades to bring our diesel engines to perfection. A six-speed manual and seven-speed automatic are the two expected transmission choices. Though Mercedes has not confirmed whether it will bring its pickup to the U. And since the truck is utilitarian, the usual 21-inch wheels and low profile tires are ditched in favor of wheels measuring a more conservative size wrapped in tires with visible sidewalls. Some countries we currently export our Mercedes Truck engines to include: across Europe, Middle East and Africa. Mercedes will likely incorporate its design detailing into the bed, keeping the bed from looking like an afterthought.
In short, this is what we can expect from the Mercedes midsize pickup. What do you guys think? There are also camo bulges on the hood and roof designed to hide details in bodywork — details that will be exclusive to the Mercedes. Take a look at that dashboard. Also unknown is just how luxurious the pickup will be. As for the warranty, that;s a real crapshoot.