Carthago’s budget brand Malibu has introduced a new layout concept to its range of van conversions this season to add to the existing compact and compact formats.

The DB K on the road

The DB K on the road

The diversity format features a compressor fridge included in the combination kitchen unit by the sliding door. This is designed to provide both a greater feeling of spaciousness in the van and clear view for the driver from front to back.

It will initially be available as two models: the 6.0m-long 600 DB K with a transverse bed at the rear and two wardrobes underneath it; and the 6.36m-long 640 LE K with fixed single beds and a wardrobe under the bed on the offside that is accessible from above.

Inside a Malibu van

Inside the LE K

Both models will be available as a coupe with additional interior headroom, as a GT Skyview with a panoramic roof dome, and as a family-for-four model with Malibu’s own pop-up roof.

Inside the DB K

Inside the DB K

Malibu low-profiles and A-classes have been reduced in weight by 20kg this season. Anyone wanting to reduce weight by a further 20kg  can opt for alloy wheels and a lithium battery. All 15 models now come in as with a standard MTPLM of 3500kg, making them suitable for anyone to drive.

This season they are also fitted as standard with a new 63cm wide XL door with an integrated flyscreen and the option of central locking.

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