Updated: Dec 30, 2022
2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4x4 170 Expedition Camper with 50 factory options incl: Low-range & downhill speed regulation, only 47k miles:
One owner, very functional & durable build with many off-road & long-distance travel & camping upgrades in nearly new condition. Showcased at Overland Expo; Professionally built to every detail and meticulously maintained, now ready for your travel and overland adventures.
Heated windscreen & comfort seats on factory swivels, HID headlights, fog lights, auto-wipers; add’l airbags, comfort & safety systems. Factory D5 heater & aux heater connections, variable idle control, cold-weather & trailer packages, heated rear windows & wipers.
Factory aux battery powers stereo & exterior lights.
All factory manuals & maintenance records; all maintenance intervals completed at or exceeding factory recommendations.
Carries four passengers in front-facing three-point seat belted comfort & reclining seats; rear two-person bench swivels from forward facing to slider door facing & provides for large center aisle.
Super insulated cabin & cab with several layers & types of insulation added to floor, walls, firewall, ceiling & all doors with highest quality insulation.
Carries 4+ bikes inside with wheels on, easy roll in & out w/1Up bike trays while containing mud & water within slide-out 48x72" 500# bike tray that provides five-foot slide out rear deck & ease of transport & access to gear while maintaining interior cleanliness. Can walk thru camper to rear doors. Power & air connections, AC outlets, stereo speakers, indoor & exterior scene lighting, gear netting that holds gear; >12 USB power connections.
Outdoor hot & cold shower, lighting accessible from front or rear; L-track along walls & rear of cabinets with connections for tie downs.
Automatic charging from sun, shore or alternator with single fuel management.
Lots of storage with three large overhead cabinets, 9 large drawers, two small clothes closets & several cubbies;
Lightweight & strong wall panels & vehicle specific insulation prevent absorption of odors & water, reduce thermal/noise transfer & self-extinguishing fire-safe materials.
CR Lawrence vent windows with security screens
MaxxFan Deluxe with remote, lighting & blind, temp control usable in any weather & while driving.
Van Compass “stage 3” suspension upgrade with custom Fox shocks, Sumo springs and larger BFG K02s; Van Compass rock sliders; Van Compass engine, trans & transfer case skid plates & rear step.
Custom Aluminess roof rack with slats for tying down items, fully walkable. MaxxTrax mounts, L-track tie downs & aero fairing. Baja aero-light mount with KC HiLites Pro6 7-light bar for distance, RigidDesigns wide/driving light bar for wide & fill light & KC HiLites side & rear scene lights with tree-branch protectors. Roof circuits wired thru waterproof wire box.
13 foot Dometic 9500 awning electrically extends >8 feet self-supporting (legless) & auto-retracts with integrated wind sensor & dimmable lighting & tree-branch shield.
Owl Designs spare tire carrier+ladder with box holds full-kit of recovery gear outside;
Van Compass hidden winch mount with 3/4” recovery points, 12,000# winch, synthetic rope & Factor 55 flat lead & winch light maintains approach angle;
Agile OffRoad 28-gallon aux fuel tank provides >800 mile range with single fuel filler for extended travels.
Dual Viair air compressors & tanks with connections front, rear, garage & pressure-regulated outlets;
Black painted grille, rocker panels & badges; Terrawagen hood & front wheel arch protectors keep factory paint looking brand new.
Dual PIAA air horns; Keyless unlocking/locking; Recovery shovel mounted under hood.
All cabinetry made of custom structural aluminum with stainless connectors & panels from various plastics so water & smells are not absorbed; all materials meet fire-spread & prevent development of mold, are easy to clean & durable;
Cabinets bolted to the vehicle floor frame utilizing 12 factory anchors rated >1,000# each avoiding screws into walls, floor or ceiling to reduce thermal transfer & ensure rigidity of cabinets while allowing for wall & ceiling movement.
Queen bed raises & lowers 36” electronically to optimize for garage or bed height; waterproof bed lifts support 1,600# with four preset levels; Pull-out step to bed with timed night light for easy access into bed; reading & area lighting & power ports inside cubbies on each side. Grab handles & towel bars also act as grab handles.
Induction stove in hold-open drawer boils water in three mins provides more counter space & can be placed on exterior slide-out table; microwave for clean, quick meal prep with no propane system to leak or fill.
Recessed stainless sink with soap dispenser in large butcher-block countertop; hot & cold water & retractable sprayer that extends outside slider for outside wash downs; Multiple drawers; built-in spice rack, dishtowel & paper towel racks;
Large 7 CF Vitrifrigo fridge with freezer drawer on independent cooling systems; Separate kitchen lighting under cabinet & within spice racks; Fold-down & slide out dinning table for all four seating positions.
Internal shower drawer stows away when not in use with easy clip on shower curtain for interior shower without taking up space; exterior shower at rear.
Thetford 365 toilet & paper dispensers on drawer stowed away when not in use yet easily usable when needed.
35 gallon fresh water capacity; plumbing from tanks internal; Shower & sink gravity drain as well as pumped via Whale IC discharge pump to 15 gallon grey tank with hidden outside overflow & vent to keep smells outside, electronic drain for emptying where appropriate via cabin switch. Fresh water tanks vented internally prevents ingress of smells, bugs, dust or other contamination; Seaflo variable flow pressure pump, system pressure gauge & Shurflo accumulator; Internal water fill keeps water clean & prevents freezing & tampering, filtered thru large high-quality filter.
Hydronic heating with fan coils front & rear with independent & variable speed control; Dedicated Espar D5 & EasyStart thermostat & high-elevation controller; redundant & parallel with factory heater; all-weather heating loop & Isotherm Slim 4-gallon tank with heat exchanger for potable hot water. Heating loop & insulated tank heated electronically, by engine once engine temp >150F, or by either D5 fueled by fuel tank provides for one fuel to fill; heat is kept out of cabin except when in heating mode by electronic three-way valve & dedicated heating loop pump. Six temperature sensors monitor internal, external & system temps.
Victron MultiPlus 3000 watt continuous high-efficiency inverter; Victron Color Control, BMV & solar controller; Wi-Fi & Bluetooth monitoring; 350-watt solar panel recessed into roof rack stays clean out of wind; factory aux battery powers stereo, air compressor & exterior lighting; Four 100 amp-hr BattleBorn lithium batteries divided into dual circuits with integrated BMS;
Manually separate or combine House, Aux & Starter batteries via BlueSea battery switches; Starter battery auto-separates to ensure fully charged & dedicated Starter battery; Six GFCI protected 120 VAC circuits via BlueSea circuit panel with dedicated circuits for microwave, stove, hidden exterior outlet & internal circuits as well as shore-power only circuit for Isotherm hot water heater. Kassmaul 20-amp auto-ejects shore power cord when starting vehicle, connects to BlueSea ELCI panel;
BlueSea sub & main fuse panels inside cabinets to reduce wire runs, provide easy access to power system & separate loads to specific power sources; all wiring of highest quality & properly; BlueSea waterproof Contour & WeatherDeck switch panels; >20 interior & eight exterior lighting circuits for light where needed including three-zone dimmable illuminated ceiling; Lighting for walkway, steps, entries & roof rack lighting switchable from dash. Floor lighting, reading lights for bed & seating; Six BlueSea dimming circuits with timed off function for undercabinet, ceiling, awning & step lights; Rigid flood lights for rear door/bike garage, as well as add’l exterior lighting. Night lighting with distributed small down lights; many dimmable reading lights & lights inside electrical cabinets & other points.
High-quality 7" touchscreen stereo with CD, Apple/Android via Bluetooth & USB with two amplifiers, four main speakers, separate tweeters & hidden subwoofer; GPS, steering wheel stereo control, upgraded antenna for improved reception; front & rear cameras. Dash voltage displays for all three battery systems, lighted compass, engine monitor, exterior temp & 6 power ports; CB & HAM radios with weather bands & GPS; roof rack antennas with dedicated ground plane; ProClip mounts for Garmin Overland, two phones & engine monitor.
Two-dozen USB outlets & ten AC outlets provides ease of connecting loads. Electrical cabinet stores parts & tools with inside task lighting.
Multiple stretch bungie storage nets & storage shelves, including separate shoe drawer; Seamless commercial flooring front to rear, near seamless wall panels with water-resistant marine wall materials.
HalGuard clean agent fire extinguishers front & rear; Nest smoke and CO detector with wifi alarming; OLED Temperature monitors for outside, inside, heating system, hot water temperatures.
Sheer & blackout curtains on windows & full windshield for insulation, blackout & reducing sunlight & heat; front sheer curtain can even be used to block sun heat side of driver; Front headliner soft shelf stores hats, jackets, blankets & more without head bumping pain.
Integrated temperature controlled ventilation for dash cubby keeps lipbalm from melting in heat
Built to exacting standards with every detail thought thru, impeccable craftsmanship and quality of build and parts, exceptionally maintained with all maintenance documented and performed at accelerated frequencies, and great functionality and performance at a high value compared with what may be offered by an Outside Vans, StoryTeller Vans, Sportsmobile, Freedom Vans, Van Specialities, SYNC Vans, Adventure Wagon, or a Winnebago Revel.
This full-featured any-climate, anywhere adventure travel camper offered for $128,000 and available for show in Reno-Lake Tahoe area. Email KC@VanTripping.com for details.