It was spotted during a Mercedes T-Class test drive. Mercedes continues to renew its range of commercial vehicles and the next to arrive will be its lightest and most compact model, a Citan that in its next generation will be renamed the Mercedes T-Class 2021 , a model that will come with the latest technology onboard even to mechanical level and a base that will again inherit from the Renault Kangoo.
With a lot of Renault DNA in its guts
And it is that this model will land with the famous Renault CMF-C platform that also equips compact like the latest Renault Megane. This architecture will allow this Mercedes T-Class 2021 to boast an extra interior space both at the cargo level in the van version and at the level of space in the rear seats in its passenger variant.
The other great advantage of this platform is that the new T-Class 2021will be able to welcome electrified versions, just as the new Kangoo is expected to do, with a hybrid drive system and a 100% electric version that would come a little later, In 2022, a version of I have already confirmed Mercedes to complete its new range of electric vans in which the eVito, the eSprinter, and the large EQV minivan are already present.
Mercedes T-Class 2021 More quality and interior technology
Meanwhile on an aesthetic level, although this unit hunted by our spies is still camouflaged, it already lets us see its new optics, similar to those of the last Mercedes street, so there will not be many surprises in this section.
However, the mechanics or the interior space will not be the only sections that will evolve in this new generation, since also inside the cabin this Mercedes van will equip the latest in technology from the German brand, including a modern infotainment system with the MBUX system. , as well as a complete arsenal of driver assistance systems. All this with an improvement in materials and construction quality.
At the moment there is no date for its debut, although everything indicates that it could occur in early 2021. What is certain is that it will be produced at the Renault plant in France where the new Kangoo will also be built.