So hauled my ass out of bed at 4:00am and bombed it to Fresno. Hour early of course but with all the storms coming through I wasn't taking any chances on missing my appointment.
First thing I noticed is the place is jam packed with Sprinters. MB probably sends them Xmas cards. Got to sit in a few in the showroom and they are sweet for sure. Hopped in a low roof pop top Transit. Cozy in there, but certainly nice. With 4WD and that engine, it'll be a nice machine. A few E350's and chevy's in for work and some upgrades.
Brian took me back to see the classic and answered a few quick questions. So there is a steel frame that goes inside the fiberglass "hull". The hulls are being made by a boat builder, forget the name. I looked around for the german made rv body but didn't see it. There was something back near the show room I will peak at later.
The RB Classic will have the frame of the cutaway extending back behind it and Aluminess will make a special bumper for it. Pretty cool and good for them for keeping the dream alive. I am betting the Classic will be easy to insulate well and build out. Unfortunately, the completed unit was on a lift so I couldn't get a closer look at the finished product. Might go down early tomorrow and poke around. So many cool vans!!