• Third axle increases payload, body-mounting space and traction
  • Outstanding off-road capabilities and a robust construction
  • Time-tried Unimog principles: compact dimensions and outstandingly capable

Stuttgart/Wörth – For over ten years, the Unimog U 5000 has been the professional vehicle in the extremely mobile off-road Unimog product range specialising in outstanding off-road mobility, torsional flexibility and outstanding traction. The third axle of the new 6×6 version has extended the possible range of operations for the Mercedes‑Benz off-road specialist even further. (more…)

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  • During repair work to the Cassanawald Tunnel on the San Bernardino Pass, a Mercedes-Benz Unimog is being used to shunt an unusual configuration of construction equipment on railway freight wagons.
  • Road-rail Unimog U 406, built in 1971 and upgraded with Euro 4 emission standards, acts as a railway “engine” when pulling the heavy construction train weighing 60 t through the 1.2 kilometre long Alpine tunnel.
  • The reliability and efficiency of the Mercedes-Benz Unimog has really impressed its operators who up to now have been using normal railway engines to do similar jobs. (more…)

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PeterH on May 26th, 2010
  • Out into the big wide world with the Unimog
  • Based on the Unimog U 4000 with its impressive chassis concept
  • Unimog copes with arduous, long expeditions thanks to the Bocklet body
  • On display at the off-road vehicle show in Bad Kissingen from 3 to 6 June 2010 (more…)

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  • Readers of “Off Road” magazine have voted the Unimog the year’s best cross-country vehicle in the “Special-Purpose Vehicles” category
  • Unimog takes first place with an outstanding 37.9 % of readers’ votes (more…)

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PeterH on December 11th, 2009

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PeterH on November 24th, 2009


  • Up and down steps and through narrow old-town lanes to the source of the fire
  • Does service in the city of Ŝibenik in Croatia
  • Narrow streets call for a compact and manoeuvrable vehicle
  • The Unimog U 20: compact and manoeuvrable, cross-country capability, flexible operation
Croatia – Firefighting premiere for the Unimog U 20: the first Unimog of the compact model range now has been delivered to the Croatian city of Ŝibenik as TLF 10/25 tank water tender. The U 20’s special talents are its tremendous manoeuvrability (more…)

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