Mercedes-Benz Trucks Launches Snow Drive Experience

Mercedes-Benz Snow Test Truck
Mercedes-Benz Trucks has unveiled plans to deliver a Snow Drive Experience in Queenstown, New Zealand in mid-2015 as part of the brands newly formed Driving Academy.

The Snow Experience is the first of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere and will allow guests to drive the entire Mercedes-Benz Trucks range throughout a series of ice, snow and 4X4 settings.

“We are very excited about the Mercedes-Benz Trucks Snow Experience. This is another example of us pushing the limits and like our customers, we are looking forward to descending on Queenstown for next years event,” said Justin Whitford, General Manager, Mercedes-Benz Truck & Bus.

“This will be another memorable Mercedes-Benz experience and while being a bucket list item for a number of our customers, the event will allow us to further address the world-class ability and applications of our range,” Whitford continued.

The Driving Academy and Snow Experience will be managed by Chief Driving Instructor, Peter Hackett in association with Andrew Assimo, Senior Product & Technical Manager, Mercedes-Benz Trucks, to ensure guests receive an unparalleled driving and product experience.

Further information will be available on this initiative later this year.

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Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, many years ago. He has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive.