Welcome to the Mercedes-Benz Café

The Sprinter celebrates its 20th birthday: Mercedes-Benz has taken the occasion to transform the transport legend into a mobile espresso bar. We stopped by the Shanghai Motor Show for an espresso.

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter as a mobile coffee bar

The espresso machine is pre-heated, the grinder perfectly set up. Hot coffee also drips out of the filter machine and into the coffee pot. The area is scented with the fragrance of coffee beans. But anyone imagining that we are in a typical Italian espresso bar would be thoroughly mistaken: Our bar is a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and we are not taking a short vacation in Italy. Instead we are a 12 hour flight away at the motor show in Shanghai. But why the long journey? Simple. We have a reason to celebrate: The Sprinter from Mercedes-Benz is celebrating its 20th birthday! That is why the Sprinter was quickly transformed into a coffee bar in order to demonstrate the van icon's incredible versatility. The conversion is definitely a success: The queue for caffeine-hungry motor show visitors is constantly growing. We also join the queue and look forward to a tasty espresso…

20 years of the Sprinter: The birthday child is 7.30 m long, 1.99 m wide and 2.87 m high.

20 years of Sprinter – 20 years of mobile versatility

While the barista prepares a double espresso on the coffee machine, we have enough time to take a closer look at the "Mercedes-Benz Café". The birthday child is 7.30 m long, 1.99 m wide and 2.87 m high. The perfect pre-requisites for creating a mobile espresso bar. The tinted side windows sport the "Mercedes-Benz Café" logo. The spacious interior of the Sprinter has been equipped with everything which a mobile café needs: an espresso machine, two coffee grinders, a filter machine, a cream dispenser and a number of refrigerators, including one underneath the bar.

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter easily has enough space for an espresso bar.

The Sprinter also has more than enough space to store cups and spoons in the cupboards and on the shelves. There is also enough space for the different sized milk jugs which the barista needs to prepare the tasty, fluffy milk foam. Unfortunately, our cup is empty again and our visit to the Mercedes-Benz Café is coming to an end. We will say ciao and until next time at the Mercedes-Benz Café! Hopefully we will see you again soon… Perhaps in Italy?

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter easily has enough space for an espresso bar.

No sign of boredom: The staff at the Mercedes-Benz Café provides the guests with tasty coffee specialties.

The Mercedes-Benz Café supplies the Shanghai Motor Show with caffeine.

20 years of the Sprinter: The birthday child is 7.30 m long, 1.99 m wide and 2.87 m high.

The Mercedes-Benz Café supplies the Shanghai Motor Show with caffeine.

The Mercedes-Benz Café supplies the Shanghai Motor Show with caffeine.

No sign of boredom: The staff at the Mercedes-Benz Café provides the guests with tasty coffee specialties.

The Mercedes-Benz Café supplies the Shanghai Motor Show with caffeine.

The Mercedes-Benz Café supplies the Shanghai Motor Show with caffeine.

Sprinter

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.

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