The Mercedes-Benz 3500 Chassis: What Makes Your Grech RV Stand Out

Welcome to the ultimate road experience with Grech RV. Today, we showcase the solid foundation behind our exceptional RV models—the Mercedes-Benz 3500 chassis. This chassis isn’t just a part of our vehicles; it’s the very essence that sets Strada and Terreno apart in the world of Class B motorhomes.


A Journey through Time: The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Chassis

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has revolutionized the market since its introduction in 1995. As the first model to replace the older T1 Transporter van, the Sprinter set new benchmarks with its aerodynamic design and advanced positioning of the engine, which expanded cabin space significantly. This model boasted a 120 hp diesel engine, the most powerful in its class at the time, and was the first to receive a name instead of a numerical designation, marking its unique status. It also introduced critical safety features like four-wheel disc brakes with an antilock braking system, which helped it earn the International Van of the Year award in 1995. Updates in the early 2000s, including electronic stability control, continued to enhance its capabilities.


Strategic Expansion and Continued Innovation

The Sprinter’s expansion into North America in 2002 under the Freightliner and later Dodge brand was strategic, broadening its appeal in the robust commercial vehicle market while maintaining Mercedes-Benz’s image. This move included updates like the transition to the OM647 engine to meet stricter CARB emissions standards. With the launch of the second generation (NCV3) in 2006, the Sprinter introduced even more customization options, repeatedly winning Van of the Year awards. The third generation (VS30), which debuted in 2018, continued this trend of innovation by introducing a front-wheel-drive option and electromechanical power steering, ensuring the Sprinter remains at the forefront of both commercial vehicle technology and luxury motorhome design.


Premium as Standard: Key Features of Grech RV

Grech RVs built on the Mercedes-Benz 3500 chassis stand out in the luxury RV market, offering a combination of high-end features designed for discerning travelers. Here’s a focused look at why these motorhomes are the best choice for your luxury travel needs.

Precision Engineered for Superior Performance

Each recreational vehicle features a powerful 4-cylinder diesel high-output engine that produces 208 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque, ensuring robust performance across varying terrains. This is coupled with the 9G-TRONIC 9-speed transmission for smooth and efficient driving, enabling you to enjoy a comfortable journey wherever you go.

Cutting-edge technology for Connectivity and Entertainment

The RVs come equipped with the MBUX Multimedia System, which has a 10.25’’ touchscreen and provides a user-friendly interface for all your navigation and entertainment needs. With Mercedes me connect, you can stay connected via Wi-Fi (subscription required), while smartphone integration allows seamless access to your mobile apps.

Enhanced Safety Features for a Secure Journey

Safety is paramount, which is why our motorhomes include advanced driving aids such as Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC for maintaining safe following distances, Active Lane Keeping Assist to prevent unintentional lane departures, and Active Brake Assist to help prevent collisions. Blind Spot Assist Mirror and Attention Assist are vital for keeping you aware of your surroundings and focused on the road.

Unmatched Comfort and Convenience

For comfort during long drives, the heated and swivel seats for both the driver and co-driver provide a relaxing environment. Practical features like the Electric Sliding Door offer easy entry and exit, while Parking Assist and a Trailer Tow Package add convenience to your travels by simplifying parking and enabling you to bring along everything you need for your adventure.

Exclusive Grech RV Enhancements

To further enhance your experience, our RVs feature Air Suspension for a smooth ride and Polished Aluminum Wheels that combine durability with a stylish look. Your vehicle will stand out for its performance as well as its aesthetics.


Experience Grech RV: A Legacy of Craftsmanship

When you choose a Grech RV, you’re investing in more than just a vehicle; you’re choosing a lifestyle. Our dedication to craftsmanship and customer satisfaction shines through every model we build. Interested in learning more? Dive into the details of our construction process through our blog post, “The Art of Perfection: How Grech RV Luxury Motorhomes are Made,” or watch our detailed factory tours on YouTube.

Grech RV and the Mercedes-Benz 3500 Chassis

At Grech RV, we utilize the advanced engineering of the Mercedes-Benz 3500 chassis to craft campervans that set new benchmarks for upscale road experiences. This partnership delivers vehicles that consistently exceed quality, performance, and comfort expectations, as demonstrated by our leading models, the Strada and the Terreno.


Strada: A Synthesis of Style and Substance

Grech RV’s Strada is the ultimate example of extravagance in the Class B motorhome category. Our flagship model aligns seamlessly with the prestigious Mercedes-Benz marque, offering unmatched quality, craftsmanship, and meticulous attention to detail. Constructed on the advanced 2024 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500XD 170” Extended high roof chassis, the Strada features a powerful 4-cylinder diesel high output engine paired with a smooth 9-speed transmission. To explore more about the Strada and its features, we invite you to read our blog, “The Future of Luxury is Here: Meet the 2024 Grech RV Strada Mercedes Sprinter Class B Motorhome.”


Terreno: Crafted for the Adventurous Spirit

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The Terreno blends luxury with adaptability, establishing a new benchmark for Class B motorhomes. Constructed on the reliable Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500XD 170” (non-extended) high roof chassis, it delivers a potent combination of high performance and superior comfort features. Powered by a robust 4-cylinder diesel engine, it is built to perform efficiently, whether you’re driving through cities or venturing into rugged landscapes. For further insights into this adaptable vehicle, check out our blog titled, “Grech RV Terreno Ion 4×4: Where Luxury and Versatility Meet.”


Discover our Inventory

Every Grech RV built on the Mercedes-Benz 3500 chassis stands out for its durability, design, and luxurious amenities. Ready to explore the world in unmatched style? Visit us online or contact our team to discover how we can transform your travel dreams into reality.

Browse our extensive inventory, and check out our reviews. You can contact us directly at or call us at 855-994-7324 to begin your journey into the world of Class B Motorhomes. Step into the world of Grech RV, where your next adventure in refined exploration awaits.

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