We have no idea what we would do with it, but that doesn't stop us from being inexplicably drawn to it.
This L 408 is the big brother to the smaller Mercedes L 319 variants -- the 408 being heavy duty compared to the medium duty 319s.
As with just about any ex-fire vehicle we see, mileage is low and everything appears to be very well looked after. The seller comments that the 2.2 liter gasoline I4 is capable of highway speeds and we're surprised that this one wasn't a diesel variant.
The interior looks as if it were maintained by an obsessive German, and the cargo area has so many support ribs, we feel like this thing could roll over and drive away.
It would be a shame to lose the fire gear and logos that have been so nicely maintained but we can only see ourselves getting in trouble with police lights and a European siren at our disposal. Some possible alternative uses:
Find it here on eBay in Santa Barbara, CA with a buy it now price of $25,000.
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