Article from Car & Van Driver
The last time Mercedes-Benz rolled out an all-new Sprinter, George W. Bush was in the White House and Saddam Hussein was still alive. The space shuttle was flying, a diesel had just won the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the first time, and a solvent General Motors was churning out Pontiacs, Saturns, and Hummers.
In other words, the arrival of a new Sprinter is hardly what you might call a common event. It has only ever happened twice before: in 1995 and 2006. But after almost 12 years with the current model, Mercedes is gearing up to introduce the next one.