Meet VANdal

VANdal is the ultimate self-contained, mobile, multi-sport base camp. This Sprinter conversion van was 100% customized by Outside Van to create the perfect blend of rugged utility, optimal space utilization, and creature comfort. Whether you’re into paddle boarding, mountain biking, surfing, kiteboarding, hiking, or camping, VANdal comfortably accommodates two adults and a dog. A new owner could alter it to accommodate back seat passengers, but its current layout is ideal for two.

Built to accommodate up to 8 stand up paddle boards, two mountain bikes, and plenty of gear for any outdoor endeavor, it is also beautifully finished with laminate zebra wood, leather seats, easy-to-maintain rubber flooring, a full galley & bath, and much more. The fact that its 170 Mercedes Sprinter chassis fits perfectly into a single parking space (it’s the same size as a full bed pickup truck) means that you can stealthily navigate tight urban environments as well as rugged backwoods roads. Devoid of low-lying farings and other parts that get in the way when you leave the pavement, VANdal won’t bottom out when you take the road less traveled. Whether you’re getting away for a weekend or a few months, to play or to relax, VANdal is the perfect multi-sport mobile base camp.

The beauty of VANdal is in the details ~ Check out the spec list below and be sure to view our flickr albums for more images.

Detailed Spec List


·  2013 Mercedes Sprinter (diesel)
·  170 wheel base (22’6” in length, bumper to bumper)
·  Graphite color with color-matched Outside Van vinyl rocker wrap at bottom. OSV forerunner bumper with 3 hella 100 off-road lights
·  27” rigid LED light bar
·  Powder-coated alloy wheels to match body
·  All chrome trim, powder coated to match
·  Rear fixed ladder, powder coated to match
·  Custom roof rack with 4 cross-bars (78” wide). Fully adjustable fore & aft. Has accommodated up to 9 stand-up paddleboards or a variety of gear storage boxes.
·  13” ground clearance with no farings to get in your wayIMAGES


·  5 Speed automatic transmission
·  Suspension has an additional rear leaf spring
·  Heavy-duty anti-sway bar
·  Limited slip differential with Mercedes traction control
·  Mercedes automatic gear reduction for hill descents


·  Accommodates two in seatbelts
·  Rotating (360-degree) custom captains chairs in perforated two-tone leather with high-output heated seats
·  Rotated passenger seat becomes a desk when used with the galley’s flip-top counter
·  Storage above both seats
·  Back-up camera with 6” built-in screen which can be used as a rear-view mirror
·  Alpine GPS
·  DVD player
·  Pandora/Satellite Radio/Smart phone ready
·  All-weather WeatherTech floor coverings
·  4 heavy-duty custom hooks behind driver’s seats to accommodate winter coats, etc.IMAGES


·  24” deep gear garage in rear, full height and full width of vehicle
·  Mac-Track throughout for optimal gear organization and hanging storage (3 horizontal and 2 full-length vertical tracks)
·  2 x Front-wheel axle bike mounts
·  6 x custom mesh gear pockets on the back of the ambulance doors (2 large on each side and 2 small – the large ones are enough to accommodate multiple wetsuits and are quite heavy-duty)
·  Outdoor hot water shower
·  LED lighting on interior of garage
·  Load lights illuminate a 10’ exterior area
·  AC Outlets in garage
·  Bumper
·  Heavy-duty fixed ladder, powder-coated and color-matchedIMAGES


·  3 additional windows, one on slider door and two the back
·  All windows, including front windshield and cab, have custom insulated, fitted, snap-on black-out window covers made by Outside Van
·  Slider door window can be tilted open with a built-in screen and left open even in rain
·  One high-speed roof Fantastic fan, multi-speed, with a custom insulated cover
·  All windows, including front windshield and cab, have heat-rejecting and UVA/UVB rejecting tint, which reduces infrared heat penetration by 90%. Makes a HUGE difference in how much you need to run the AC!


·  Dometic small fridge with freezer
·  Stainless steel sink
·  2-burner propane stove
·  5 kitchen drawers and two large overhead cabinets. Cabinets have heavy-duty spring closures, preventing accidental opening even on the roughest roads
·  Butcher block counter space (41” x 24”)
·  Folding counter pops up from countertop to provide an additional 16” of workspace. (Or, when the passenger seat is reversed, it can be used as a desk)IMAGES


·  All cabinets, galley unit, and washroom are attached using the OSV proprietary aluminum skeleton structure to have no direct contact with the body, thus preventing in-transit squeaks and rattles.
·  All cabinets have heavy-duty spring closures, preventing accidental opening even on the roughest roads
·  74” x 12” of personal storage on each side. (3 large cabinets on drive side rear of cabin and 2 additional large cabinets on passenger side rear of cabin, in addition to the 2 cabinets above the galley)
·  1 under bed storage cabinet (great for storing bedding)
·  Storage alongside water tanks underneath bed/setteesIMAGES


·  Cabinets/Drawers: Faux zebra wood laminate
·  Flooring: Industrial rubber for easy cleaning and exceptional traction
·  Walls: Interweave fabric (UV stable, Teflon finished, with excellent sound-dampening qualities)
·  Bed/Settees: 2 x textured Moroccan brown leatherette (faux leather) rear settees which fold into a king size bed using 4 easy latches. Cushions are made from multi-layer latex and memory foam for a super comfortable night’s sleep
·  Table: Stowed behind the drivers seat, surf-board inspired zebra wood laminate tabletop inserts between settees for dining with up to 6IMAGES


·  53” x 24”
·  Vanity: 24” x 36” x 14” with 1 drop down and two lower cabinets
·  Sink with faucet that becomes shower nozzle
·  Stainless steel shower pan “wet” bath
·  Thetford cassette swivel toilet (5 gal)IMAGES


·  Auxiliary speakers in rear
·  Pre-wired for up to 36” TV
·  LED lighting throughout


·  Full marine grade electrical system with a 2,000 watt inverter
·  2 x 6V house batteries
·  AC & 12V outlets throughout
·  2.5 kW Onan propane generator with a 12.5-gallon built-in propane tank. (Generator is housed in a sound-proof shield, mounted underneath in such a way that it does not affect overall ground clearance)
·  30 Amp shore power connector with 50-foot marine grade power cord


·  16,000 BTU roof mounted AC with reverse heat


·  2 x 20 gallon water tanks with crossover
·  Central water pump
·  6-gallon propane water heater


·  Passenger side manual Fiamma awning painted to match vehicle


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