The British company Carwow periodically arranges the tests of different types of cars, and sometimes very original. So this time the race was arranged… on the vans, which were sent to “conquer” dragovo the distance of a quarter mile.
In the race attended the most popular in Europe vans: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Ford Transit and Volkswagen Crafter. They are all equipped with 2.0-liter diesel turbo power 165, 172 and 179 HP, respectively. The “Sprinter” was the only participant with automatic transmission and “Transit” – only with front-wheel drive.
Despite the fact that volkswagenaudi “Crafter” was the most powerful, he finished only third in the quarter mile it took 23.2 seconds. The second result have the Ford Transit – 22.6 seconds. A Mercedes-Benz Sprinter immediately left their opponents and finished using 21.2 seconds, becoming the fastest van in this trio. Maybe it’s in the act.
In addition, the Mercedes was faster than anyone at the start of the course. But in the test of brakes Sprinter lost his brake, let the speed of 80 km/h was the longest. “Transit” is located on the second place, and the best brake system turned out to be the “Crafter”.