new generation of the extreme all-terrain Unimog has seen the light of day in
Wörth, the largest truck plant. The first unit, a U 5023 4x4 painted in arctic
white, rolled off the production line on July 15, 2014.
Pürsün, Head of Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks said that the new extreme
all-terrain Unimogs set a new benchmark in the off-road sector. The vehicle, he
said, has the ability to handle every terrain and master every challenge – be
it in forest fire-fighting, flood areas or open-cast mining.
to a press release, be it in forest fire-fighting, the energy sector, pipeline
construction, disaster control, crane operations or expeditions, be it in
rescuing people or in recovering machinery or, last but not least, in
transporting passengers – wherever roads become poor and merge into open
terrain, that is where the two new extreme all-terrain Unimog models come into
new vehicles have a cab-behind-engine configuration with a redesigned radiator
grille and bumpers equipped with state-of-the-art bi-halogen headlamps. The
drive comes from a high-torque Euro VI four-cylinder engine from the OM 934
engine series. The technical top speed of the vehicle is 90 kmph.
handling has been comprehensively enhanced in the new vehicle. This includes a
lower centre of gravity, compressed-air disc brakes on all wheels, stronger
axles and a revised torque tube configuration with strengthened axle connection
at the front. There is also a new torsion-bar stabilisers on the front axle and
dirt guards for all assemblies and components. The standard equipment includes
engageable all-wheel drive, differential locks all-round, ABS and EQR
(Electronic Quick Reverse). It is perhaps an ideal vehicle for India’s tough
terrains and bad roads.
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