Customer Van

“It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” –Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

blu270 makes the most out of every bit of its usable 2022 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 170 EXT Dually chassis! Designed by a family with a deep love for exploring the outdoors, this custom van flips and redefines all our previous conversion experience.

Creating a tranquil and thoughtful interior space, sunshades feature Sunbrella’s Sailcloth Sailor fabric, walls and ceiling are adorned with Interweave’s Oatmeal material, and Lonstrand Topseal Winter Trail flooring work together harmoniously. Look closely and you’ll notice the absence of elevated bed railings. Unique to blu270, custom opposing benches with fold over sections fill in the galley transforming from social sofa seating to a wall-to-wall bed. This configuration includes bench extension into the slider door with top access storage and a designated bottle holder. Outside the slider door, the bench contains a pullout butcher block for alfresco enjoyment. When it’s time to wake up, this family can turn on their Ascaso Steel UNO Espresso Machine conveniently nestled under the sink for a quick jolt of java.

Enhancing off-grid relaxation, two MacTrack tie-down points are affixed to the ceiling, perfect for hanging a favorite hammock. Radiant heated floors keep feet warm even in the coldest winter temperatures outside. Continuing to go against norms, blu270 offers an extensive mud room-like area in the rear garage. A fully enclosed aluminum shower shares space with a floor to ceiling closet. Internal stuff sacks and MacTrack are mounted to the exterior shower wall for optimal storage. Ample standing, changing, and open storage space next to shower creates room for everyone and their gear.

To power so many extensive features (including an articulating passenger side wall mounted TV for tailgating and evening chill time ) blu270 is packed with 945Ah of lithium-ion battery power. This works in tandem with a premium Stage 3 Magnum Inverter and Wakespeed Alternator. Supplying water to the shower and kitchen sink is a 35-gallon freshwater tank. This water is warmed by an Espar Hydronic Diesel Heating System and grey water tank blanket. Finally, keeping cabin air warm, blu270 is installed with a Webasto Air Top EVO 55 Diesel Heating System which pulls minimal fuel from the tank.

Van Specs

  • Make & Model 2022 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
  • Wheelbase 170 EXT Dually
  • Height High
  • Drive 4WD