CC Video: First Generation Mercedes-Benz T2 – The Sprinter’s Forerunner

Around ten minutes of classic footage of the Mercedes-Benz T2 406~508~608 D, showing as much panel van and chassis-cab variants as possible, merely to highlight the series’ versatility. Rolling down the streets and sitting still, being (un)loaded. Some action from the plant and the test track is also included.

No spoken words whatsoever, only calming/annoying (delete as applicable) elevator music of unknown source.

The T2, often referred to as the Düsseldorfer Transporter, was introduced in 1967. Together with the smaller 1977 – 1995 T1, aka the Bremer Transporter, these were famous for their ruggedness and longevity. The full-size T2 always had dual rear wheels, the T1 only had them on the heaviest versions.

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