Author Archives: Felix Schwarz

Van profile: Mercedes-Benz L 408.

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In January 1967 the former Daimler-Benz AG presented the new L 406 D and L 408 large vans, which followed in the footsteps of the successful L 319.

In January 1967 the former Daimler-Benz AG presented the new L 406 D and L 408 large vans, which followed in the footsteps of the successful L 319.

On the Trail of the Templars with the Sprinter.

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter in front of Jemeppe Castle in Harigmont

Mercedes-Benz Belgium-Luxemburg organized a very special rally for the 20th birthday of the Sprinter. In Wallonisch-Brabant 150 customers discovered the secret of Hugo van Saint-Hubert.

Mercedes-Benz Belgium-Luxemburg organized a very special rally for the 20th birthday of the Sprinter. In Wallonisch-Brabant 150 customers discovered the secret of Hugo van Saint-Hubert.

A superlative expo: Bauma 2016.

The Mixto version of the Sprinter

This year the Bauma once again attracts visitors with spectacular vehicles for every aspect of the construction industry.

This year the Bauma once again attracts visitors with spectacular vehicles for every aspect of the construction industry.

Van profile: Mercedes-Benz Westfalia James Cook.

In 1977 Daimler-Benz launched the James Cook camper van with a variety of different versions fitted by Westfalia.

The camper van set new standards in comfort when it was launched in 1977 and has long been renowned as a "living legend".

The camper van set new standards in comfort when it was launched in 1977 and has long been renowned as a “living legend”.

What do Siberian Huskies and the Sprinter 4×4 have in common?

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Sledge dog driver Michael Hess relies on the robustness of his 25 Siberian Huskies – and the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4x4.

Sledge dog driver Michael Hess relies on the robustness of his 25 Siberian Huskies – and the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4×4.

Van profile: Mercedes-Benz L 407.

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When they were launched in 1967, the “Düsseldorfer Vans” became a part of the Mercedes-Benz success story.

When they were launched in 1967, the “Düsseldorfer Vans” became a part of the Mercedes-Benz success story.

World’s largest Christmas tree

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Supported by the Mercedes-Benz Vito, scaffolders in Dortmund make the world's largest Christmas tree shine.

Supported by the Mercedes-Benz Vito, scaffolders in Dortmund make the world’s largest Christmas tree shine.

A class of its own: “Six-o-eight” instead of run-of-the-mill.

The Mercedes-Benz Unimog Foodtruck Six-O-Eight

The team from "Six-o-eight – Burger, Hotdogs & Stuff" serves up passion, a way of life and a 30-year-old Mercedes-Benz 608.

The team from “Six-o-eight – Burger, Hotdogs & Stuff” serves up passion, a way of life and a 30-year-old Mercedes-Benz 608.

Velofix: The Sprinter as a mobile bicycle workshop

The Sprinter as mobile bike workshop fitted out by Velofix

When the workshop comes to the cyclist: MYVAN tests the mobile bicycle repairs in the Velofix Sprinter in Vancouver.

When the workshop comes to the cyclist: MYVAN tests the mobile bicycle repairs in the Velofix Sprinter in Vancouver.

The longest journeys and record routes.

A man wearing a backpack and shorts stands on the top of the mountain and gazes into the distance

Whether on foot, by bicycle or tuk-tuk. There are many ways to travel long distances. Some people strive to achieve these records – others achieve them unintentionally. And then there are the routes that simply invite travelers to take them. A selection.

Whether on foot, by bicycle or tuk-tuk. There are many ways to travel long distances. Some people strive to achieve these records – others achieve them unintentionally. And then there are the routes that simply invite travelers to take them. A selection.