MercedesBenz UNIMOG (UNIversalMOtorGerat) 4×4 Utility Truck…

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Mercedes-Benz Unimog

Several hundred thousand UNIMOG utility trucks been produced since the 1940s.

German infrastructure through a critical rebuilding following World War 2. While its producing sectors were in check, more civilian-minded were undertaken to shore up shortfalls. Once such became the famous Mercedes-Benz — the UNIversal MOtor — a four-wheeled, 4×4 medium-class utility truck to serve the agricultural market. In role, the vehicle undoubtedly due to its all-terrain capabilities, high clearance and multi-role attitude it to operate most anywhere and it was (and is) required. Pilot vehicles) emerged in 1946 to serial production began in Since then, the series has across many lines including many militarized — for decades. As many as hundred thousand UNIMOGs been produced since the with the vehicle still by Mercedes-Benz today (2013).

Original production was handled by and Sons of Schwabisch Gmund. became its primary manufacturer in to which the famous and easily Mercedes logo adorned all engine grills.

As an all-weather, vehicle, the modern UNIMOG can in nearly all environments, some of hazardous in nature. The transmission 24 forward and 22 reverse gears to the magic touch when to conquer terrains of all types. rear-wheel-drive can be used for management of road surfaces while the is called upon to take on assignments. This can include mounds, deep snow, roads, uneven ground, stone roads and the like can be affixed to each wheel for additional traction). The chassis is with some anti-rollover which protect both man and as well as cargo if applicable. The ground clearance ensures the UNIMOG can traverse landscape fear of becoming lodged uneven ground. Its oversized and high chassis also the vehicle to climb obstacles as The available diesel powerplant for a maximum road speed 55 mph (90 kmh). Mercedes-Benz currently a range of diesel engines for the

family, spanning 150- to output.

The 4×4 drivetrain sports locks across both axles. Its chassis frame is of a construction featuring tubular members to promote strong to fracturing under stress. The sits atop a coil suspension system to allow for during rides and flexibility managing uneven surfaces. qualities include approaching inclines, -44-degree declines, meter deep water a 38-degree ramp angle and tipping angle. Tire can be adjusted on-the-fly through a Tire Inflation System

Mercedes-Benz Unimog

The high center-of-gravity cabin ample headroom as well as for up to three persons with an view over the short of the vehicle. Access is via hinged, windowed doors located to side of the cabin. The steering is fixed at the left side and is of a conventional instrument panel typical automobile status gauges and a pair of liquid-crystal multi-function units. The cabin is air conditioned for operation in high humidity climates and a heater for all other. A square or round roof hatch is provided.

Key to the UNIMOG’s success has been its onboard power which is in driving a plethora of industry from the running engine. As the UNIMOG has been featured in forestry, snow removal, brush/debris clearance, firefighting fires), humanitarian assistance roles and in reaching far-off, access locations including areas and deep snow latter two made possible by the exhaust port along the side). The vehicle can haul 1,100 tons (short). It is to see the military applications inherent in a vehicle.

Currently marketed UNIMOG by Mercedes-Benz include the U300, U500, (part of the Professional Carriers group) U3000, and U5000 series. Several military forces — the United States Army and Corps — utilize the UNIMOG in their present

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