The idea of an electric Van is not new to Mercedes. In 2010, the manufacturer invited the press to test-drive the Vito E-Cell. The 100-piece small limited series on the Basis of the time series W639 was subsequently delivered to a lessee in Berlin and Stuttgart. As of April 2011, the car was regularly at Mercedes can be ordered. The range was 130 kilometers, the maximum speed was limited to 89 km/h. Now, the manufacturer heats the E-delivery idea in a car-and brings the eVito on the current W447-base.
Compared to the Vito E-Cell from seven years ago, the new eVito of a performance benefit greater of 41.4 kWh battery that ensures a range of up to 150 km. When the battery is depleted, it takes about six hours for a charge. The electric motor has a power output of 84 kW (114 HP) and a torque of 300 Newton metres. The maximum speed is 120 km/h. The car is available in two lengths and the maximum payload is 1.073 kilograms.
The eVito is now available for order. It costs at least 47.588 Euro, and if you reserve one of the first 1,000 vehicles for 1,000 Euro Deposit, Mercedes at the time of Delivery, a Wallbox, including the installation and Service package. The deliveries of the cars will begin in the second half of the year 2018. In addition, the manufacturer announces that in 2019 the number of larger eSprinter to go on sale and then the small Citan is electrified.(ml)