Mercedes-Benz is set to debut an all-new MPV by 2022, developed in partnership with the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance. Badged the Mercedes T-class, the new MPV will be positioned below the V-class in the company’s line-up.
- All-new MPV to be developed alongside the new Citan commercial van
- Confirmed to get an all-electric variant alongside conventional engine options
Will it replace any model in Mercedes’ line-up?
The new T-Class is essentially the spiritual successor to the short-lived Vaneo MPV the firm produced between 2002 and 2005. Marcus Breitschwerdt, the head of the firm’s Vans division, said the new machine was designed for “families and those with active pastimes”.
Set to go on sale in the first-half of 2022, the new Mercedes T-class will be developed alongside the second-generation Citan commercial van. The current Citan, which was launched in 2012,…