Mercedes is prepping its lineup for a complete overhaul in the next few years, even for its less than spectacular Viano, which is the passenger version of the Vito commercial panel van. The first generation Viano has been on the market since 2004 and was due for a new look.

At first glance, these first spy images of the Viano look to be a hot AMG version with a raised hood and a bigger grille marking the most grandiose of changes. But, before anyone gets too excited, this is just a mule for the next generation Viano and that raised hood and bigger grille are there to make room for the new engine and cooling systems, which were too big to fit under the old setup.

Expect to see the new Viano/Vito make its public debut in late 2013 or 2014, quite possibly next to a Renault version since Mercedes and Renault are working together on both cars and transporters.

Updated 03/09/2012: The future Mercedes Viano has been caught testing again, this time wearing a black paint under the camouflage.


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  (397) posted on 02.10.2012

What a concept! It’s really impressed me most with the front hood of this car. Anyways, how the engine output of this works?

  (530) posted on 02.6.2012

It’s another great model to be released on the market sales and I’m sure this will be of great success. Anyways, this models seems to be an attention seeker due to it’s neat body paint.

  (541) posted on 01.25.2012

Mercedes Viano offers great treatment in the family. The comfort and safeness is assures. Cooling system is the option especially in this van since we knew that the larger the car was, the harder for the vehicle to keep it cool.

  (429) posted on 01.20.2012

All I can say is that, "I want this van!". haha. It looks so cool on its platform and I am somewhat sure that my friends can fit in here. I want to have this on metallic body paint.

  (442) posted on 01.19.2012

I agree with that. This one looks similar with AMG version at first glance, but after a second look, you will definitely notice the difference and uniqueness of this van. I adore the neat white body paint of this Viano.

  (224) posted on 01.18.2012

Another great model that will be released in the market for Mercedes is the Viano. Well, its very neat on the body paint and I think it serves as an attention seeker. I’m looking forward for the production on it.

  (595) posted on 01.18.2012

I am not that impressed with the front hood design of this car. It looks sloppy to me. But the whole package is somehow great. What can we expect on its engine performance?

  (242) posted on 01.16.2012

Well, to be honest, I am not that impressed on the front design of this concept car. But I am sure that many would have been waited for the production of it. That white body paint serves as an attention seeker.

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