UnimogS 404

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Mercedes-Benz Unimog

Unimogs come in all shapes and often tailored to fulfill a role. Whether for exploration of areas, week-end camping into the bush or for use in farming or the Unimog combines legendary ability with the characteristics of a vehicle able to move on the highway.

Over the past 40 the Unimog has earned its stripes many military forces the world and has achieved an enviable for reliable operation and agility in the inhospitable terrain.

By far the most known model is the Unimog-S 404 of more than 65,000 built and which today has the ‘affordable’ Unimog to thousands of around the world.

The Unimog-S 404 is generally fitted either a ‘Koffer’ radio-box or a truck body with a hood. Both are built on a subframe that allows the to flex off-road.

To those long-distance journeys to remote the Unimog-S 404 with its unequaled ability and impressive payload of 2 tons presents the ideal vehicle especially when with the box-type rear which is very suitable for conversions.


The overlander is with a choice of vehicles for travelling through remote The Unimog has few serious rivals.

venturing far off-the-beaten track a vehicle that is robust and as well as simple to maintain and This excludes most vehicles fitted with engine-management systems.

The Unimog itself from other vehicles primarily in the engineering payload capacity and cross-country


Engineered and by Mercedes-Benz to undeniably high the Unimog offers mechanical unknown to its competitors. Drive and suspension failures often by similar vehicles are virtually to the Unimog and provided that routine maintenance is carried the specification of the Unimog encourages and reliable daily operation in far from civilization.


The Unimog-S the standard suspension has a maximum of 1,750 kgs either on- or off-the-road. allows carrying sufficient camping equipment and provisions traversing deserts or jungles overloading the vehicle. Overloading a required to travel over terrain is often the main for mechanical breakdown.


The Unimog possesses unsurpassed ability due to distinct features by a flexible chassis frame, suspension, low-pressure tyres, and axle differential locks can be engaged and disegaged whilst on the Portal axles provide clearance that other can only envy. This the Unimog a tremendous advantage because all chassis components to damage in rough terrain are out of harm’s way.

Mercedes-Benz Unimog


Replacement are readily available and can be shipped if to anywhere in the world.

It is generally to those planning long-distance to purchase a workshop manual and illustration booklets in order to about routine maintenance

It is always advisable to carry a spares kit. Based on our own travelling extensively in Africa, we put together a recommended list of for those with long-distance plans.


Very needs to be done to modify a mechanically for expedition use. The Unimog-S is equipped to survive in similar situations to that on any overland journey.

Due consideration be given to the tyres chosen. are fitted with low pressure available in various sizes and patterns according to the terrain to be Special sand tyres mud tyres (XCL) and multi-purpose are available.

There are a number of that should be considered for in hot climates. These are mentioned in the section.

All Unimogs can be fitted with a mechanical self-recovery winch off the gearbox PTO.

Mercedes-Benz Unimog
Mercedes-Benz Unimog


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