Any fleet decision maker would do well to book their place at the forthcoming Mercedes’ Van Experience Live event.

Now in its 15th year, the event – held at Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedfordshire between June 21-28th – will give attendees the chance to put the X-Class pickup through its paces on an off-road course.

Guests can also try the rear-wheel-drive and new front-wheel-drive variants of the Sprinter on road.

Elsewhere, the Vito and Citan will be available to take part in a special MPG challenge on Millbrook’s city course, while hands-on safety system demonstrations will show exactly what sets Mercedes-Benz vans apart from the competition.

Experts will be on-hand throughout the six-day event to answer any questions and help explain the benefits of operating a Mercedes-Benz van.

Almost 22,000 people have attended Van Experience Live over the past 14 years, revealed Steve Bridge, managing director of Mercedes-Benz Vans UK.

“We’re very excited to show off the technology and advanced capabilities of [the new Sprinter], and for many visitors, it also provides an unmissable opportunity to test the X-Class on arguably one of the best off-road courses in Europe,” he commented.

“We enjoy welcoming guests to this event every year and certainly 2018 promises to be another fantastic occasion.”

Van Experience Live 2018 is a free event open to all van users, owners and operators, with free food and drink available throughout the day.

Book your place by visiting www.mbvans.co.uk.

Ben Robb, brand manager at The Fuelcard People, added: “Mercedes-Benz vans are some of the most robust and premium commercial vehicles on the market and any company vehicle operator would be proud to have just one in their fleet.”

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