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Old 09-16-2013, 12:03 AM   #1
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Read the following, don't know if this is a new Class B manufacture.

Elkhart, Ind.-based Midwest Automotive Designs will be showing its line of Sprinter-based Class B motorhomes as part of next week’s Elkhart County RV Open House.

According to a press release, Midwest Automotive Designs is a Mercedes Benz premier approved up fitter of Sprinter vans. ?It’s offerings include the Weekender and Day cruiser floor plans featuring hand rubbed wood finishes, high quality seating and electronic options. The company also produces a variety of interior colors.

http://www.midwestautomotivedesigns.com ... el&model=9

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Old 09-16-2013, 01:53 PM   #2
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They build very high end custom Sprinter limos. One they built for Beyoncé and Jay-Z reportedly cost $1 million.
https://www.facebook.com/midwestautomot ... 2123225380

Here's a video of Midwest Automotive Designs Sprinter RV Camper Van:
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I think there is another article on this under a separate topic heading. The floorplan they have is nice and can seat six... but there is very little storage space, so it limits the usability of the rig for all but day trips or maybe an overnight stay. If they changed out some chars for armoires or cabinets, it would help things immensely.

If they wanted to be unique, they could do like some European "B" makers and have a custom tent that attaches to it for added space in lieu of a slide-out. Done right, the tent could sleep four others while two sleep inside the rig... Of course, there is the issue of storage (or lack of), but there is always replacing seats with armoires and dressers.
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