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Bedford/Vauxhall Rascal van
Austin Mini 1000
Mercedes Benz Sprinter 312
3.5t lwb van
Engine:
4 cylinder in-line OHC, 970cc  (Suzuki)
4 cylinder in-line OHV, 998cc
5 cylinder in-line direct-injection turbo diesel, 2874cc
Power:
44bhp @ 5300rpm
39bhp @ 4750rpm
122bhp @ 3800rpm
Torque:
75Nm @ 3200rpm
71Nm @ 2000rpm
206Nm @ 2000rpm
Acceleration (0-30mph):
9.5 seconds
Gearbox:
5 speed
Brakes:
discs front / drums rear
Length:
3.29m
3.05m
6.65m
Height:
1.70m
1.35m
2.57m
Width:
1.49m
1.40m
1.93m
Wheelbase:
1.84m
2.04m
4.03m
Turning circle:
8.8m
8.6m
14.2m (between walls)
Grosss weight:
1410kg
3500kg
Kerb weight:
785kg
617kg
2070kg
Total payload:
625kg
1430kg
Loadspace volume:
2.62cu m
13.4cu m
Length:
1.89m
4.22m
Width:
1.11m
1.74m
Height:
1.23
1.86m
Loadfloor height:
0.56m
0.67m
Width between rear wheelarches:
0.96m
1.27m
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Information Sources:

The Observer's Book of Automobiles, 22nd edition (1979)
Collins Architects & Builders Diary, 1987
What Van? Magazine
www.mercedes-benz.com
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