Jaco Van Der Merwe
Head of Motoring
4 minute read
22 Oct 2020
8:40 am

Merc’s V300d is a van with a plan

Jaco Van Der Merwe

Flagship model has plenty of vooma and creature comforts.

Sleek and sexy

When you think of a big black van, a few images spring to mind. FBI agents manning surveillance equipment in a parking lot or thugs fitting balaclavas on their way to making a withdrawal at the bank tend to feature high up on the list on what we think goes down behind the tinted windows in the back. Outside Hollywood though, a van can be a pretty handy option for a motorist who’s daily chores don’t involve stick ups or deciphering. And if you take the Mercedes-Benz V-Class we had on test recently for example, being black actually adds a...