The most famous Mercedes-Benz van conversions
To feel at home in the van the vehicle has to fulfill extensive requirements. High time to get creative when developing your van. The most famous Mercedes-Benz van conversions show you how it is done.
At home on the road
Many dream of traveling in their own van. Traveling in a van means freedom and flexibility. To always have everything you need. Just park your van at the most beautiful spot. Wake up in the morning at the place of your dreams. Open the doors, look at the ocean and watch the sunrise directly from your bed. In short, the opportunity to have the most incredible experiences in a mobile home. However, to ensure that the owner feels at home on the road, his personal requirements must be met. And these can be quite different depending on his needs.
Tonke camper vans
Tonke camper vans are built on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter camper van chassis and are stylish and durable.
This moving house
When Jack Richens rebuilt his Sprinter into a mobile home, he did not realize that his project would soon be making waves.
A conversion into all-round talent
Whether you are a professional photographer who needs a lot of space and electricity for his equipment, a sportsman who needs room for surfboards or mountain bikes, or you just want to make a home away from home – transforming a van according to your own needs, gives you the possibility to turn your van into an all-round talent. How conversions are designed depends entirely on the owner: Whether you are a DIY enthusiast, or if you would rather hire a conversion professional – the main thing is that the result is individual, and that no wishes remain unfulfilled.
The two bloggers from Passport Diary are planning a trip to Siberia with their orange Mercedes-Benz 407 D.
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Down to the smallest detail
Numerous conversions show that once started, they usually end in careful detail work: whether self-sewn curtains, rustic wooden paneling, the creative use of different materials for interior design or functionality by using special features, such as a rail for a motor cross bike. These are the things that are perfectly tailored to your needs. Planning takes a lot of time. According to Kyle Toth, a passionate wood craftsman, who turned a Sprinter into a real piece of art, the greatest challenge from a craftsman’s point of view is the balancing act between functionality and space saving. Every gap must be made useable. But the effort is always worth it, as our MYVAN stories show. And it is clear: no matter how many camper vans you encounter on the road – a converted Mercedes-Benz van is and remains an individual.
He needs loneliness for his art, says Peter Kitchell. The American finds this isolation surrounded by nature. His converted Freightliner Sprinter T1N serves as his mobile home.
Kyle has been making furniture and art out of wood since his childhood. When a photographer asked him to outfit the interior of a Sprinter, he did not hesitate for a moment.
Mercedes-Benz L 319
When Nitja, Ralf and their three children set out on vacation, they are always accompanied by an “old man” named Elliot. This Mercedes–Benz L 319 is simply part of the family.
Regardless of what job you have to tackle – the Sprinter will make your day-to-day tasks easier. And even if those tasks are weighty ones, together, you'll move mountains. Thanks to a host of different variants and over 600 optional features, the Sprinter can meet a wide variety of requirements.