The V-Class Marco Polo in India comes in two variants: Horizon (Rs.1.38 crore) and Marco Polo (Rs.1.46 crores).
Mercedes-Benz has launched the V-Class Marco Polo in India at Auto Expo 2020 at a starting price of Rs 1.38 crore ex-sh for the entry-level Marco Polo Horizon variant. The higher (just) ‘Marco Polo’ costs Rs 1.46 crore ex-sh. The V-Class Marco Polo is a camper van, designed for a set of elite customers who prefer a lavish lifestyle on the road. It is suitable for long journeys and is comfortable and practical in terms of its interior make-up.
The V-Class Marco Polo measures 5,140 mm in length, 1,928mm in width, 1,901mm in height and has a 3,200 mm wheelbase. It is comfortable for up to 4 persons and boasts of the highest quality material with interiors done up in a light colour scheme. Sleeping and seating arrangements are best suited for outdoor camping which, along with its powerful engine line-up with 9G-TRONIC suspension and the best in safety equipment, makes the V-Class Marco Polo suitable for long journeys.
The V-Class Marco Polo gets sleeping arrangements for up to 4 persons in a two-seat bench setup with electro-pneumatic backrests. The 2 seater bench gets bench extensions measuring 2.03×1.13 meters and comes with seat bolsters and a drawer. The seating configuration can be extended up to 6 seats as an option. There are blinds for the windows and curtain for the rear windshield.
The V-Class Marco Polo also comes with its own kitchenette with hob and twin gas burners, a sink, refrigerator of 40-litre capacity and a folding table along with cupboards, drawers and a storage box on the roof. It also comprises of freshwater and wastewater tanks of 38 litres and 40 litres, respectively. Electricity is supplied via 230V and USB sockets. Seating for both driver and front passenger is comfortable with swivel function and are ergonomically built. There is also an extendable awning, along with a camping table with two chairs.
In terms of safety, the V-Class Marco Polo gets driver and front passenger airbags, attention assist, 360-degree reversible camera, LED intelligent lighting system along with Agility Control features with Mercedes Me-Connect Services.
V-Class Marco Polo and Marco Polo Horizon get their power via a BS6 2.0-litre diesel engine offering 163 PS power at 4,200 rpm and 380 Nm torque at 1,400-2,400 rpm mated to a 9-speed automatic transmission. This is the same engine that currently powers the Mercedes Benz V-Class offered in Expression, Exclusive and Elite trims.
Opened for bookings, Mercedes Benz India will also offer a large amount of customizable options on the V-Class Marco Polo which is perfectly suited as a vanity van for actors.