Mercedes-Benz vans in black and white: a photo gallery

The Mercedes-Benz 207 D offered enough space for sports equipment.

This gallery shows all-time favorite vans from times of black and white photography.

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.

The Mercedes-Benz 207 D offered enough space for sports equipment and guaranteed a comfortable ride for a day at the lake.

The Mercedes-Benz L 406 as a rescue vehicle of the volunteer firefighters.

The volunteer firefighters of the city Arstedt used a specially built Mercedes-Benz L 408 as a rescue and team vehicle.

The Mercedes-Benz L 319 with hinged sidewalls for street markets.

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.

A Mercedes-Benz L 319 is used as a transport vehicle by Coca-Cola.

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.

709 D from Mercedes-Benz was a popular transport vehicle.

The 709 D van from Mercedes-Benz was popular among everyone to transport heavy duties.

The 206 D truck is being loaded.

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.

The Mercedes-Benz O 319 is the perfect classic van for a journey into nature.

O 319 is a popular bus in the Mercedes-Benz portfolio. You can see this classic van roaming the streets to this day.

The hydrid engines oft he L 307 paved the way for many engines.

The Mercedes-Benz L 307 hydrid experimental vehicle paved the way for many, eco-friendly engines.

The L 406 was used as a mobile showroom from the company Bauknecht.

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.

A Mercedes-Benz van as a mobile bank.

The Spar- und Kreditbank (save and debit bank) used a Mercedes-Benz van as a counter.


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