Mercedes Benz Travego Edition 1 handed over to Adidas Group
Horst Hartmann, Head of Sales Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach unit has handed over a Mercedes Benz Travego Edition 1 Euro VI to the Adidas Group. This was officially handed over on December 11 and the prized vehicle was specifically chosen due to it being a Mercedes Benz environmentally cleanest touring coach.
Adidas will be using the Mercedes Benz Travego Edition 1 for company events, besides for transportation facilities for company VIPs where it will be used for shuttle services. The vehicle was presented to officials of Adidas at the company premises in Herzogenaurach in Germany.
Travego Edition 1 is the first touring coach from Mercedes Benz which comes in with a Euro VI engine. It has already made a name for itself as it has won two awards. It received the award for “Coach of the Year” in Spain and was at the top of the charts in Engineering category in a readers’ poll undertaken by Busplanner, a German professional journal receiving the award for “Innovation of the Year”.
Travego Edition I has also been used by the German football team and league team VFB in Stuttgart. The vehicle has now found favor with the Adidas Group. The Mercedes bus is fitted with BlueEfficiency Power engines meeting Euro VI standards which are still to come into effect in 2014.
Interiors are done up in black and anthracite metallic paint. It contains 48 passenger seats upholstered in Luxline upholstery with two club tables and face to face seating seen at the rear. A small kitchen is added which includes a small heater and fridge while entertainment features include 19” LCD monitors. The Travego Edition I also sports an onboard toilet with water flush or chemical flushing system.