4x4 Range


Built into the Mercedes Benz Sprinter, the 4×4 Range from award-winning Horizon Motorhomes gives you the freedom to explore in a home away from home that drives like a car.

All models are equipped with 4ETS, Selectable All Wheel Drive and ADAPTIVE ESP® Available in the Waratah, Acacia and Wattle layouts, each vehicle is built using only the finest fixtures and fittings.

4x4 Motorhome


The key electric control system for the AWD Mercedes Benz Sprinter is called ADAPTIVE ESP® /4ETS. It is activated when one or more wheels begin to lose traction on a slippery surface. The system automatically applies the appropriate braking force to each of the spinning wheels and simultaneously increases tractive power to the wheels which still have sufficient grip, resulting in a significant increase in traction. ESP® plays a pivotal role in controlling your vehicle in measuring and responding to the vehicle’s load condition.

With selectable All-Wheel Drive your motorhome is in its element on roads that alternate between normal to difficult, using rear-wheel drive for standard operation and selectable front-axle operation at the push of a button. You can also select this function when the vehicle is moving (at speeds of around 10km/h).


The 4ETS electronic traction system permanently monitors the speeds of all drive wheels and adjusts them if necessary. At the first sign of wheel spin when accelerating or negotiating a slope, 4ETS applies brake pressure to the wheel or wheels concerned. This transfers more power to the wheels that still have sufficient traction. 4ETS therefore dispenses with the need for conventional centre, front and rear differential locks.

When braking or cornering, 4ETS and ADAPTIVE ESP® act as a team. At the first sign of wheel lock or if the vehicle threatens to lose traction and skid, ADAPTIVE ESP® stabilises the vehicle by applying precisely metered braking to one or more wheels and/or adjusting engine torque. This keeps the vehicle on track and, at the same time, can reduce stopping distances. ADAPTIVE ESP®/4ETS thus reduces the risk of skidding and, within physical limits, optimises traction.


The low-range drive ratio enhances operational versatility on difficult terrain. An intermediate gear in the transfer case reduces the transmission ratio between engine and wheels by around 40%, with a corresponding increase in drive torque. This makes it possible to manoeuvre extra slowly and sensitively.


  • Selectable low range
  • Improved traction on slippery or icy surfaces
  • Improved directional stability in critical situations
  • Engine power distributed in a ratio of 35:65 to the front
  • and rear wheels respectively
  • Full ADAPTIVE ESP® functionality
  • All-wheel drive only marginally increases the vehicle weight


  • Mercedes 519CDI – 4 Wheel Drive, Dual Wheels
  • Wheel Base: Mercedes Benz LWB
  • Power: kW / Nm: 140 / 440
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM): 4490
  • External Length: 6961
  • External Width: 1993
  • External Height/+Air Con: 2780 / 2915
  • Fuel Capacity (Litre): 93Ltr

4X4 Motorhomes Range

Wattle | Mercedes Benz Sprinter LWB

  • Permanently made up singles or double bed
  • Large shower and toilet
  • Elevated 136 litre fridge
  • Large boot storage ideal for bulky items
  • Also available in 2WD

*Options will incur additional charges

Acacia | Mercedes Benz Sprinter LWB

  • Permanently made up double bed
  • Elevated 136 litre fridge
  • Large kitchen with generous bench and storage space
  • Optional double dinette seat with seatbelts*
  • Also available in 2WD

*Options will incur additional charges

Waratah | Mercedes Benz Sprinter LWB

  • Permanently made up singles or double bed
  • Separate dinette area at front
  • Combined sink/stove creates more bench space
  • Optional double dinette seat with seatbelts*
  • Also available in 2WD

*Options will incur additional charges




Interior Options

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Standard Inclusions

The 4x4 range includes the Wattle, Acacia and Waratah models. Each model is designed to be practical, functionality and contain all the features you need for your home-away-from home, especially when you are off the beaten track. The bathroom includes shower, basin with flick mixer taps and toilet and there are various bed layouts to choose from. The list of standard inclusions is impressive and not limited to Earthwool ceiling and upper wall insulation, double-glazed hopper windows with built in window blinds/flyscreens, wind out awning, TV/DVD, USB ports, LED lighting inside and out and much more.





4X4 Standard Inclusions


Insulated with double glazed hopper windows with built-in flyscreens and blinds, inc. rear doorsPremium SOG toilet system 19L cassette
Earthwool ceiling and upper wall insulationTwin 4 kg gas bottles with change-over valve
240v power connection with circuit breaker, lead, double power pointsWind-out awning
240v power point outside under awningSwivel base on driver & passenger seat 180°
240v automatic electronic multi-stage battery chargerVan striping decals
Auxiliary battery 210 amp deep cycle AGM with DC-DC multi-stage 12v battery chargerFire extinguisher, fire blanket & smoke alarm
12v power outlet inside & outsideWinegard Sensar TV antenna
Anderson plug (wired to DC-DC) for portable solar19” LED HD TV/DVD on wall bracket
12v LED down/strip lightsElectric slide-out step
External lightsFiamma P3 Turbo Vent Fan
12v/240v fridge/freezer (110L to 136 L)Sirocco fan over bed
Stainless steel sink with glass lid-
3 burner stainless steel stove Horizon 4X4 Outback Inclusions:
Microwave oven 240vMBUX 10.25” Touch Screen inc Navigation with Voice Command
Gas hot water system, stainless steel tank with 12v ignitionSmartphone Tray * Electric Sliding Door
Bathroom with integrated shower and flip mixer tapBash Plate * 200W Solar * Additional Water * 200ah Lithium Battery
Fresh water tank with level indicator2000W Inverter * Side Flyscreen Magnetic * Rear Flyscreen
Drinking water filter systemAnderson Plug Grey * Anderson Plug Red
Holding tank for waste-water with level indicator


Air conditioning 240v, 3.2 kW full reverse cycleBull bar
Nudge barSolar charging system
Metallic paintReversing camera
Fly screen at rear and/or side doorFiamma turbo fan hatch in rear
35 litre chest fridge on slidersSingle outlet diesel room heater
Hot water (Truma) with 240vBike rack to suit 2 bikes on rear door
Gas outlet externalLeather seats
Gas oven and grillSirocco fan
Pure sine wave inverter with remote (1000 or 400 watt)Shower at rear



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