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Mercedes-Benz Unimog Voted as the Best 2016 Cross-Country Vehicle

Rugged terrains, slippery paths, harsh weather, shallow river crossing and other extreme environmental conditions, it does not matter because the Mercedes-Benz Unimog can conquer them all. Recently, the Unimog was awarded the “Cross-Country Vehicle of the Year” under the “special-purpose” category by “Off Road” journal. According to Daimler, Off Road conducted a poll to determine the winner the best cross-country vehicle of the year. There were 12 categories that include the special purpose vehicles segment. There were 126 vehicles to choose from, and a total of 85,080 votes were cast by readers. The Unimog stood out in the special-purpose vehicles category, bagging nearly half of the votes. It had 43.3 percent votes in… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Unimog In Finland Transformed Into A Food Truck

The Mercedes-Benz Unimog is one impressive-looking vehicle that can be used in over 1,000 ways depending on the needs of the owner. One U 318 model of the Unimog was converted into a mobile kitchen in Finland, as shown on a report from The Unimog offers incomparable off-road capabilities allowing it to go just about anywhere. It is also capable of dealing with the most extreme environments making it the ideal vehicle to use in the frigid weather in Finland. This was likely the idea of entrepreneur Sami Repo who turned a Unimog into a food truck. The U 318 model of the Mercedes-Benz Unimog of Repo features a… Continue Reading »


Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Mercedes Unimog For Sale in eBay

The Mercedes-Benz Unimog that once belonged to Hollywood actor and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is being advertised as for sale in eBay. The truck is listed with a hefty $350,980.00 price tag. Schwarzenegger had the custom Mercedes Unimog assembled sometime in 2012. But in 2014, it was put up for sale in Germany. There is a little information of what happened between that period and the recent listing of the truck in eBay. So we are not sure about the person who bought the vehicle prior to this date. As a recap, Schwarzenegger spent $250,000 for the custom-built truck. The vehicle uses the platform of a 1977 Unimog UI300 SE. The massive auto houses a… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Unimog Turned Into a Massive Mobile Base

The Mercedes-Benz Unimog, along with the vans of its brand, is one of the favorites of outdoor enthusiasts. It’s because the truck is capable of accommodating a lot of customization options. Aside from its many potentials as a mode of transport, it can also be turned into a mobile home. One guy really took things further by transforming the massive vehicle into a mobile base that looks capable of handling even an atomic or zombie apocalypse while rechristening it as the KiraVan. Bran Ferren, co-founder of Applied Minds and former Head of Disney Engineering, was the person who conceptualized the product in 2010. Ferren named the customized Unimog after his daughter Kira, whom he… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Unimog and Zetros Win Off-Road Rallies

Proving themselves as the best when it comes to harsh terrains and challenging environments, the Mercedes-Benz Unimog and Mercedes-Benz Zetros emerged victorious at the 2015 Wroclaw Poland extreme road rally, which is Europe’s biggest and most-demanding license-free off-road events. In the eight days pushing the participating vehicles to their limits, the Unimog captured two first places in the two racing categories it joined while the Zetros bagged one win in another class. The different parts of the rallies were held in the challenging vicinities of the coal mine in Profen, military training areas and compounds in Biedrusko and Borne Sulinowo during the month of July. The Mercedes-Benz Unimog stood out in the Small Truck Extreme category joined by trucks… Continue Reading »


Extreme Mercedes-Benz Unimog on the Loose

The Mercedes-Benz Unimog is certainly a one tough piece of a ride. It can transport heavy pieces of equipment, it is maneuverable despite its size, plus it can withstand rough environments and terrains. It should be noted that it can cross a body of water up to a meter deep too. These are just a few among the many reasons why it was chosen to star in the movie Jurassic World to help the heroes keep the dinosaurs in check. Well, if there was some sort of end of the world scenarios going on, whether it is a zombie apocalypse or treading a Mad Max-type wasteland, as long as its not a San Andreas movie kind of disaster,… Continue Reading »


1977 Mercedes-Benz Unimog U1300 Of Arnold Schwarzenegger Available In The Market

The 1977 Mercedes-Benz Unimog U1300 of actor Arnold Schwarzenegger was put up for sale recently in Germany, according to a report from The unique, four-wheel drive multipurpose truck is road legal in Germany and the United States. The German-made 7.5 ton truck was custom-built on a 1977 chassis for the Austrian-born actor. It features a 6.4-liter diesel engine that is Euro 3 compliant and is capable of producing 320 HP of power. However, its top speed is limited to around 100 km/h due to its massive weight and less than aerodynamic design. It sits on a set of 22-inch wheels clad in 445/65 tires from Michelin. The wheelbase of… Continue Reading »


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