Mercedes' History of the Van is Not Another Boring Class

From a lot of beer to two appreciative horses.

Vans, those cumbersome, boxy and practical creatures, used by numerous companies and professionals from around the world on a daily basis, are far from being considered sexy, cool or fun. But in this short video, Mercedes pays tribute to their short, but impressive, 100 year history. According to the company, it all started with a few beers and some healthy competition between Daimler and Benz, leading up to the days of the 70s van craze and the A-Team, of course.

Check out this sweet history of the least appreciated vehicle on the road:

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