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SEMA 2014: Mercedes-Benz Metris concepts preview US-market V-Class

SEMA 2014: Mercedes-Benz Metris concepts preview US-market V-Class image

Text: Martin Aguilar / Photos: Mercedes-Benz Press | posted November 06, 2014 08:29

Metris is the US-spec V-Class

Mercedes-Benz has introduced four Metris midsize van concepts at the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas.

The Metris, marketed as V-Class in other markets, is designed to preview Mercedes-Benz's new midsize van entry into the United States and Canada. The four Metris midsize van concepts include the RENNtech: Party/DJ van; the HQ Custom Design: Luxury van; the RADO: Fire Chief Concept Truck; and Garmin: Mobile Golf Pro Shop.

RENNtech: Party/DJ van

The RENNtech: Party/DJ van features a clamshell style roof that opens and acts as a backdrop for a DJ. The van is also fitted with additional lights as seen on the front bumper, grill, fenders, roof, side skirts and window surrounds.

HQ Custom Design: Luxury van

The interior of the HQ Custom Design: Luxury van

Luxury is probably one of Mercedes-Benz's key design elements. With this, it is only fitting that they come up with the HQ Custom Design: Luxury van. Mercedes-Benz says the interior of the said van offers the best in audio/visual that is surrounded by the finest craftsmanship and attention to detail.

RADO: Fire Chief Concept Truck

The RADO: Fire Chief concept truck

Mercedes-Benz believes that the van's dimensions are well suited to take on the role as a mobile command unit for fire departments. With this, the German automaker introduces the RADO: Fire Chief concept truck that could “transport a Fire Chief to all locations in many situations.”

Garmin: Mobile Golf Pro Shop

The Garmin: Mobile Golf Pro Shop

The Garmin: Mobile Golf Pro Shop features a golf simulator and an infotainment system. The golf simulator enables players to evaluate their game and simulate potential outcomes. The van can also serve as a one-stop shop for golf enthusiasts.