If Darth Vader drove a van, the Mercedes-Benz V250 d Avantgarde would be it. But not just any V250 d Avantgarde, it would have to have the 'AMG Line' pack, as ours did, and the black metallic paint, of course.
So, is the V250 d Avantgarde just about the looks, then? Could this stealthily beautiful van actually be a good fit for a big family of little Storm Troopers with all their gear or maybe a hire car business ferrying passengers and their luggage?
Richard Berry tests the Mercedes-Benz V250 d Avantgarde and reports back on what it's like to drive, how practical it is, the fuel economy and what this van could do better.