Stuttgart, Nov 5, 2020 -
The huge tyres of the Unimog U 5023 seem formidable when compared to the narrow tyres of the Mercedes Simplex from 1902. That's no surprise: last year the U 5023 had to overcome extremely steep climbs to break the world record for driving at high altitudes in Chile and it had to deal with sharp-edged rocks too.
Stuttgart /Göppingen, Oct 26, 2020 -
27 October marks the 70th anniversary of the Unimog take-over by Daimler-Benz AG. This date thus marks the birth of the now legendary Mercedes-Benz Unimog, which has proven its strengths many hundreds of thousands of times.
Stuttgart / Leicestershire, Aug 13, 2020 -
Luke Finney from Leicestershire owns several horses and, since recently also a Mercedes-Benz Unimog workhorse. “If I’d known the Unimog was this good I would have bought one years ago. Having experienced the vehicle’s amazing range of abilities, I can’t understand why anyone in my line of work would choose anything else,” says the convinced Briton.
Stuttgart, Jul 10, 2020 -
The Unimog is always there, where other vehicles have to admit defeat. Time and again that is the view of the readers of "Off Road" magazine, who voted it off-roader of the year in the "Special Vehicles" category for the sixteenth time in a row.
Stuttgart / Amsterdam, Oct 10, 2019 -
The new M52 metro line in Amsterdam is 9.7 km long; 7.1 km of which runs underground. If a train breaks down, help is needed quickly. To this end, two Mercedes-Benz Unimog road-rail trucks stand ready to help.
Stuttgart / Hoo (Kent, UK), Sep 13, 2019 -
For 30 years, entrepreneur Guy Gregson has been relying on the Unimog. And now he has bought a new U 218 to mark the anniversary. It is the fifth Unimog with which the contractor from Kent has worked.
Stuttgart, Jul 25, 2019 -
Vehicles that rise to top form in extreme terrain, have captivated with amazing technological feats for decades and have a dedicated worldwide fan base in their corner. Mercedes-Benz has no less than two of them.
Stuttgart, Jul 5, 2019 -
The Unimog is at home where other vehicles have to admit defeat. This was also the view of the readers of "Off Road" magazine who voted it off-roader of the year in the "Special Vehicles" category for the fifteenth time in a row.
Stuttgart/Hochgurgl, Dec 6, 2018 -
Drivers who are often confronted with difficult road conditions, and may even find themselves in mountainous regions, know the true value of all-wheel drive. At Mercedes-Benz there is a host of tailor-made solutions right across the entire range for drivers who appreciate high reserves of traction and excellent agility combined with optimum handling safety, and who therefore turn to a 4x4 drive system.
Fuel consumption, combined: 9.9-5.7 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 261-151 g/km*
Stuttgart, Sep 21, 2018 -
The first new-generation Unimog with a crewcab and conversion to a road/rail vehicle has just been handed over to the Magdeburg transportation company Magdeburger Verkehrsbetriebe GmbH & Co. KG (MVB) at the "Innotrans" show in Berlin.
Stuttgart, Aug 15, 2018 -
Tree surgery, ground clearance services and a black, 220 kW (299 hp) powerhouse – that is the formula behind the success of brothers Brett and Ryan Skelton and their company Greenworx, based in England.
Stuttgart, Aug 8, 2018 -
Decades of experience, thousands of kilometres and an unrelenting search for top-level performance – these are the ingredients behind the top-class special-purpose bodies built by EarthCruiser Australia. And, of course, a top-class chassis is an absolute must.
Stuttgart / Wörth / Munich, Jul 19, 2018 -
Attention all forestry workers and professionals: In the outside area of the 13th Interforst show from 18-22 July 2018 in Munich, Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks is for the first time represented with its own stand (open area F10, stand no. 1010/3).
Stuttgart, Jul 17, 2018 -
With its three highlight exhibits of the Unimog implement carrier series, Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks is for the first time represented at the Interforst show with its own stand from 18.-22. July 2018 in Munich (open area F10, stand no. 1010/3).
Stuttgart / Gaggenau, Jun 14, 2018 -
There are many stories surrounding the "Universal-Motor-Gerät" (universally applicable motorised machine) –worldwide known as Unimog - from Mercedes-Benz. From helping to fight forest fires in the South of France, as an expedition vehicle in the vast expanses of the Gobi desert or as a reliable service provider for local authorities.
Stuttgart / Bad Kissingen, May 30, 2018 -
From 31 May to 3 June 2018, the spa town of Bad Kissingen in Lower Franconia is the venue where long-distance tourers and globetrotters from every continent will come together for the "Adventure & All-Wheel Drive" Show.
Stuttgart / Stolpe (Brandenburg), Feb 13, 2018 -
Exciting manoeuvres, a tough race against the clock and last but not least lots of fun for drivers and spectators alike: this sums up the first German snowploughing championships.
Stuttgart / Wörth, Jan 22, 2018 -
65 years of the Unimog Magazine - Its precursor, the "Unimog Ratgeber" (Unimog Guide) first appeared in 1953 and was directed primarily at customers in the agricultural sector.
Stuttgart, Jul 20, 2017 -
When others were using their savings to buy a moped, Sascha Voß wanted only one thing: It had to be a Unimog, not a model car, but a real one. And he found one. He bought a 1958 model of the 411 series - he was just 16 at the time.
Stuttgart / Munich, Jun 23, 2017 -
For the 13th time in succession readers of the German "Off Road" magazine have voted the Mercedes-Benz Unimog the best off-road vehicle of the year in the "special-purpose vehicles" category.
Munich, May 16, 2017 -
The "Privatbahn Magazin" has been published for ten years now and honours the Mercedes-Benz road-railer Unimog U 423 (street/rail) with the Innovation prize in the category “Energy and Environment”.
Stuttgart/Suhlendorf, Apr 12, 2017 -
Every two years the "Privatbahn Magazin", a leading business paper in the industry, rewards ground-breaking new products and features in the rail sector with a prize for innovation.
Leogang / State of Salzburg, Jan 26, 2017 -
In cold winters like this one, the Unimog is an indispensable helper in the fight against snow and ice. That also holds true for the municipality of Leogang in the state of Salzburg. In the skiing region there, temperatures can sink as low as minus 20°C at night with 50 cm of fresh snow in a few hours being anything but a rarity.