Vintage look is hipper than ever. This gallery shows all-time favorites from times of black and white photography. Even without color vans show up from their best side: As a reliable camping partner or as a carrier of beverages.
The Mercedes-Benz 207 D offered enough space for sports equipment and guaranteed a comfortable ride for a day at the lake.
The volunteer firefighters of the city Arstedt used a specially built Mercedes-Benz L 408 as a rescue and team vehicle.
Nowadays the Mercedes-Benz L 319 is an eyecatcher on every street food market. But a few decades ago, the L 319 was the standard vehicle for butchers and farmers on local markets.
The logistics of Coca-Cola was also influenced by use of the Mercedes-Benz L 319. The compact van stood out with a maximum permissible weight of 3.6 tons and a 1.8 litre diesel engine.
The 709 D van from Mercedes-Benz was popular among everyone to transport heavy duties.
The vans of Mercedes-Benz are the utility vehicles of choice for many companies and factories. Shown is the 206 D being loaded at the Düsseldorf based, machine factory Schiedrum.
O 319 is a popular bus in the Mercedes-Benz portfolio. You can see this classic van roaming the streets to this day.
The Mercedes-Benz L 307 hydrid experimental vehicle paved the way for many, eco-friendly engines.
The L 406 from Mercedes-Benz was the mobile showroom of the company Bauknecht where the kitchen appliances were shown through the big side windows.
The Spar- und Kreditbank (save and debit bank) used a Mercedes-Benz van as a counter.