Video review - Mercedes Sprinter vs summer 2012 marathon
The Mercedes Benz Sprinter comes equipped with Eco-Start technology. Ideal for urban areas, the engine automatically shuts off when the vehicle is stationary, saving you fuel for all the time you're idling at traffic lights or are stuck in yet another queue of traffic.
To test this particular Sprinter to the limit, and see how much we could use the Eco-Start technolgy, we fuelled up and headed out to drive the route of this summer's Marathon.
Is a van faster than an olympic athlete? Does the Eco-Start technology come into its own in one of the world's busiest cities? Tune in to find out.