Originally Posted by WanderDog
I think there is definately a market for 4x4 Sprinters in the US. If given a choice of a Sprinter van that gets 22-25 miles per gallon verses a Ford van that gets 15-18 mpg the Sprinter is going to get a serious look. The Ford's larger engine will be faster 0-60 and have a higher towing capacity, but for lots of people that will not be that important.
Maybe you can export the 4x4 kits you receive in RSA to a USA based conversion company.
I wish the Sprinter got 22-25. 19-20 maximum is the real number. I will post in the next week or so on my blog the mileage we had on a 32 day trip to the Arctic Circle and back.
2008 2500 Sportsmobile West conversion, badged Mercedes, 22B package, accessory group, adjustable idle control, sway bar upgrade, koni shocks, daily drive.