If you drive a van nobody pays any attention. If you drive a van and you are old, you are totally invisible. We have a van. . . . .and we are old. The vehicle itself is nearly sixteen years old and as it has a Teutonic pedigree is good for many more. It is not so much a workhorse, more a family pet. In the drive to diesel in recent decades it was a rarity. . . a petrol van. Oh, the shame ! But the benefits were considerable, with little smell, even less noise and performance that a diesel van could only imagine in its wildest dreams. Just show her the open road…..