It is the successor of the not very charming styled 406/407 series. Thus it can point in each case by design. But even its engine, especially the diesel engine is particularly well suited for the vehicle class small trucks with 3.5 to 5.5 tonnes of payload. Already in the table above is registered from the six-cylinder derived heavy direct-injection engine (OM 352), although only the 2.2-liter car engine is available at the beginning of the series.
Of the new there is again also a minibus, the O 309. Otherwise, during the model line the increasing variation of cabs and body works attract attention. In addition to three wheelbases are available also three different internal heights with cargo area length of 2.14 m to 4.02 m. Besides the loading space door on the right is also an additional left possible, rotatable or slidable. Rear can also be fiited only one door, with two doors with a rotation angle up to 270°. There are additional doors glazed or closed.
As cab at the dump truck or pickup is a double cab possible. In addition, for special body manufacturers (e.g mobile homes) can be missed the back wall or just be present the front of the cab. Comfortable for this clientele the low chassis and different ways of spare wheel custody. Anyone who wants to expand his own car, can also take instead each of the forward loading space doors the corresponding elements with windows.