2017 Hymer ML-T primarily based on Mercedes Benz Sprinter 4×4 – Drive and Design.
The 2 manufacturers match collectively completely, as they respectively occupy the main positions with regards to product high quality, security and luxury. With its intensive expertise and gear bundle, the present Hymer ML-T collection as soon as once more leads the sphere: With the environment friendly and notably eco-friendly Euro 6 diesel engines, the trendy 7G-TRONIC PLUS computerized transmission, optionally available all-wheel drive and quite a few driver help techniques from the Mercedes-Benz passenger automobile line-up, the Hymer ML-T presents a excessive stage of security and luxury
Newly offered early this 12 months, the Hymer ML-T is without doubt one of the high “semi-integrated” camper van fashions. That is the time period used for a building precept the place a slim plastic shroud connects the unique cab of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter to the camper physique and the cockpit turns into a part of the dwelling space. Semi-integrated motorhomes are the best-selling leisure autos with purpose-built our bodies in Germany and Europe. In line with the commerce affiliation Caravaning Industrie Verban e.V. (CIVD), they accounted for 36.four % of camper manufacturing in Germany final 12 months.
The virtually seven-metre lengthy motorhome is predicated on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 313 BlueTEC with an output of 95 kW (129 hp). Alternatively, this mannequin can be accessible because the Sprinter 316 BlueTEC with 120 kW (163 hp) and the Sprinter 319 BlueTEC with 141 kW/190 hp. The latter is the one one in its class to function a V6 turbodiesel. All variants already adjust to the forthcoming Euro 6 emissions normal and are subsequently notably eco-friendly.
As an alternative choice to the model with a permissible gross automobile weight of three.5 t for the Class B Euro driving licence, the motorhome can be accessible with a permissible gross automobile weight of three.88 or four.05 t.
The ML-T presents unrivalled consolation with the optionally available 7G-TRONIC PLUS computerized transmission. And with the likewise optionally available, selectable all-wheel drive, it delivers high efficiency even in essentially the most unfavourable street situations. Light-weight but protected building is a typical function of the Hymer ML-T’s camper physique. At solely 2.22 m vast, the Sprinter’s slim physique and tight turning circle make for straightforward dealing with. Inside, the ML-T impresses with its trendy format: It’s accessible with both a spacious double mattress or two single beds within the rear. The lavatory has an built-in bathe cubicle and the compact kitchenette is functionally outfitted. The seating group consists of an optionally available L-shaped bench seat and the rotated entrance seats. The ML-T is primarily designed as a really snug motorhome for 2 individuals. An in a single day visitor will be accommodated on the optionally available extra mattress within the seating group.
The idea of the Hymer ML-T, with its Mercedes-Benz Sprinter chassis and Hymer physique, is so profitable that the mannequin collection is because of be expanded: The Hymermobile ML-I built-in motorhome will have fun its premiere within the spring of subsequent 12 months.
Built-in motorhomes – i.e. autos with a totally standalone physique that comes with the cockpit – have been a core competence of the Hymer model for many years. Present examples are the Hymermobile Starline and Hymermobile Starline S, first-class luxurious motor houses measuring virtually eight metres lengthy.
1971 noticed the beginning of the legendary Hymermobile, primarily based on the chassis of the large-capacity Mercedes-Benz L 508 D van. Additional fashions primarily based onMercedes-Benz chassis quickly adopted. Camper pioneer Erwin Hymer was nicely forward of his time: In 1971, simply 701 campers had been registered in Germany. In 2014, the determine is anticipated to exceed 24,000 for the primary time.
In 1974, Hymer took the plunge and produced his first absolutely built-in motorhome, with the cab utterly built-in into the dwelling space and the entrance finish with its personal, distinctive design. This blazed the path for the built-in motorhomes of as we speak.
The mannequin vary was expanded within the years that adopted. Campers primarily based on Mercedes-Benz autos have at all times been the highest fashions. This utilized notably to the Hymermobile 900 from 1978, a legendary and superlative motorhome primarily based on the Mercedes-Benz LP 813 chassis. Only one 12 months later, Hymer offered one more milestone with the Hymermobile S-Class. This new mannequin absolutely justified its bold identify: a GRP roof, enticing bodywork, interesting inside and the brand new Pual expertise with foam-filled partitions – the Hymermobile S-Class was a top-class motorhome at an inexpensive value. It was in 1986 prototype first appeared with the model’s typical radiator grille that includes embossed “HYMER” lettering – the Hymermobile 880 primarily based on a Mercedes-Benz. One 12 months later, Hymer adopted many design options of this mannequin for the new-generation Hymermobile S-Class. On this and subsequent generations, it isn’t solely related to Mercedes-Benz via its identify, but in addition via its chassis.