In this section of the gallery you find pictures of various converted Mercedes Vario 4x4 (or the predecessor T2) with a single cab

Vario 4x4 single cab conversions

If there is a Social Media link, you can click on the picture for more info. Publication of all pictures in this gallery approved by owners.


What a crazy design

Type 816 DA
Country Germany
Chassis year 2011
Habitation box Ormocar 2016
Length/height/width 7.00m/3.30m/2.25m
Weight 6.5 tons
Tires 285/70 R19.5
Social media no

Looks like a Unimog

Type 818 DA
Country Germany
Chassis year 2013
Habitation box Woelcke 2016 (link)
Length/height/width 7.70m/3.27m/2.17m
Weight 7.3 tons
Tires Unimog 275/80R20 on 9x20 rims
Social media no


Nice example how to fit a habitation box on a former box van

Type 815 DA
Country Germany
Chassis year 2001
Habitation box Woelcke 2017
Length/height/width 6.90m/3.35m/2.25m
Weight 6.8 tons
Tires 285/70R19.5
Social media www.reise-papillon.de

A complete self built based on a former cooling box

Type 818 DA
Country Germany
Chassis year 2013
Habitation box Junge 2013, self built 2018
Length/height/width 6.95m/3.35m/2.30m
Weight 6.6 tons
Tires Unimog 275/80R20 on 9x20 rims
Social media no


A short and agile overcab

Type 815 DA
Country Germany
Chassis year 2001
Habitation box Bimobil 2014
Length/height/width 5.95m/3.55m/2.32m
Weight 6.4 tons
Tires 9.5R 17.5
Social media www.gecko-ontour.de

www.benny-goes-overland.com

Another cool Unimog look alike

Type 814 DA (T2)
Country Germany
Chassis year 1993
Habitation box Ormocar 2020
Length/height/width 5.70m/3.15m/2.20m
Weight 5.3 tons
Tires 275/80R20 on 9x20 rims
Social media no


This Vario 4x4 has seen the world - and is ready for more adventures

Type 815 DA
Country Germany
Chassis year 2006
Habitation box Woelcke 2002, refurbished 2020
Length/height/width 6.30m/3.25m/2.20m
Weight 6 tons
Tires 285/70R19.5
Social media www.mankei-travel.com

This one is ours - you know our Benny from our travel videos

Type 816 DA
Country Switzerland
Chassis year 2011
Habitation box Woelcke 2018
Length/height/width 6.90m/3.55m/2.37m
Weight 7 tons
Tires 9.5R17.5
Social media www.benny-goes-overland.com

Nice overcab concept used by a family with a length of only 6m

Type 814 DA (T2)
Country Switzerland
Chassis year 1994
Habitation box FK Reisemobile 2019
Length/height/width 6.00m/3.40m/2.40m
Weight 5.5 tons
Tires 9.5R17.5
Social media no

A complete self built for a family of four - a very compact design

Type 815 DA
Country Germany
Chassis year 2004
Habitation box Self built 2017
Length/height/width 6.60m/3.25m/2.20m
Weight 5.8 tons
Tires 275/80R20
Social media no


Carries a heavy FM2 shelter - no problem for a Vario 4x4

Type 814 DA
Country Austria
Chassis year 1999
Habitation box FM2 shelter
Length/height/width 6.60m/3.30m/2.20m
Weight 7.4 tons
Tires 9.5R17.5
Social media www.andreas-sadek.at

Classic concept with perfect proportions

Type 816 DA
Country Czech Republic
Chassis year 2008
Habitation box NewAgeNomads 2018
Length/height/width 6.50m/3.20m/2.10m
Weight 6.2 tons
Tires 285/70R19.5
Social media www.newagenomads.net


If you weight comfort more than extreme offroad capabilities

Type 815 DA
Country Switzerland
Chassis year 2005
Habitation box Ormocar, self built
Length/height/width 7.30m/3.50m/2.35m
Weight 6.2 tons
Tires 9.5R17.5
Social media no

Overcab concept on the short 3.70m wheelbase makes this Vario agile

Type 818 DA
Country Germany
Chassis year 2009
Habitation box Woelcke
Length/height/width 6.50m/3.45m/2.23m
Weight 7.2 tons
Tires 9.5R17.5
Social media allradmobilist (Insta)


Shows what is possible on the shortest wheelbase (3.15m)

Type 814 DA (T2)
Country Switzerland
Chassis year 1993
Habitation box Self built
Length/height/width 5.90m/3.55m/2.20m
Weight 5.8 tons
Tires 9.5/R17.5
Social media no

Very rare - this Clou box on a Vario 4x4 is just legendary

Type 814 DA (T2)
Country Germany
Chassis year 1991
Habitation Box Clou Trend 570E
Length/height/width 6.70m/3.50m/2.44m
Weight 6.7 tons
Tires 9.5R17.5
Social media no


Long distance road runner

Type 818 DA
Country Germany
Chassis year 2011
Habitation box Bocklet (link)
Length/height/width 7.41m/3.45m/2.35m
Weight 6.8 tons
Tires 9.5R7.5
Social media no

One more cool Unimog look alike

Type 814 DA (T2)
Country Germany
Chassis year 1994
Habitation box Ormocar 2016
Length/height/width 5.50m/3.15m/2.20m
Weight 5.3 tons
Tires 285/70R19.5
Social media no


Vario 4x4 single cabs currently in the conversion process

Type 814 DA (T2)
Country Germany
Chassis year 1995
Habitation box work in progress
Length/height/width work in progress
Weight work in progress
Tires work in progress
Social media vario.world (Insta)

Type 818 DA
Country Switzerland
Chassis year 2011
Habitation box work in progress
Length/height/width work in progress
Weight work in progress
Tires 9.5R17.5
Social media www.womo-adventure.com

Type 818 DA
Country Switzerland
Chassis year 2012
Habitation box Woelcke 2021
Length/height/width work in progress
Weight work in progress
Tires work in progress
Social media www.variolife.rocks

Type 814 DA (T2)
Country Poland
Chassis year 1995
Habitation box Skylark 2019, self built
Length/height/width 6.00m/3.75m/2.25m
Weight work in progress
Tires 285/70R19.5
Social media www.maksoverland.com


Type 814 DA
Country United Kingdom
Chassis year 2006
Habitation box work in progress
Length/height/width work in progress
Weight work in progress
Tires 275/80R20
Social media wheeliamsuk (Insta)

Type 816 DA
Country Germany
Chassis year 2010
Habitation box work in progress
Length/height/width work in progress
Weight work in progress
Tires work in progress
Social media no


Type 818 DA
Country Turkey
Chassis year 2005
Habitation box Momcaravan
Length/height/width work in progress
Weight work in progress
Tires work in progress
Social media momcaravan (Insta)

Type 818 DA
Country Germany
Chassis year 2010
Habitation box work in progress
Length/height/width work in progress
Weight work in progress
Tires 275/80R20
Social media no


Type 814 D (converted to 4x4)
Country Spain
Chassis year 2001
Habitation box to come
Length/height/width 7.14m/3.60m/2.45m
Weight Work in progress
Tires 215/75R17.5
Social media adrian_paharo (Insta)

Type 814 DA (T2)
Country Switzerland
Chassis year 1996
Habitation box work in progress
Length/height/width work in progress
Weight work in progress
Tires 9.5R17.5
Social media pantocol (Insta)