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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 »


Mercedes-Benz Unimog is the Best Cross Country Vehicle of the Year

There are a few trucks from other brands that could emulate the outstanding features of the Mercedes-Benz Unimog. One thing that makes this monster stand out from its rivals is its capability to withstand harsh terrains and environmental conditions—be it in the desert, snow, ice, or flooded areas. Due to its nearly unparalleled features, it was chosen by the readers of the specialist journal “Off Road” as the Best Cross Country Vehicle of the Year under the “special-purpose vehicle” segment. The truck garnered 51.4 percent votes in the poll, giving it the first place among its rivals. It should be noted that the journal has been conducting similar polls since 1982…. 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 »


Mercedes-Benz Recognized in Vehicle Satisfaction Awards

The research firm, Auto Pacific, conducted its latest vehicle satisfaction survey this year. The results became the basis of the recent Vehicle Satisfaction Awards. Mercedes-Benz, being a top-of-the-line brand when it comes to comfort, performance, luxury, and safety, was one of the awardees. The German marque received awards in two categories according to The Car Connection website. The Vehicle Satisfaction Awards gave the Mercedes-Benz S-Class the President’s Award for Highest VSA Score Ever. Then, for the passenger variants, the same class received the Best Premium Luxury Car Award. The poll of Auto Pacific involved more than 92,000 vehicle owners. Each owner was asked to score his or her vehicle on 50 separate… Continue Reading »


Remembering the Top 3 Iconic Mercedes-Benz Cars in Movies

Mercedes-Benz is not only synonymous with “luxury car”. Over the years, it has served as a symbol of grace, performance, class, style and many other words that when combined together would all sum up to “legendary”. As the year nears its end, let us pay homage to the top 3 iconic Mercedes-Benz cars in movies over the years: 1. A Good Day to Die Hard Despite the fifth installment of the franchise failing up to live to the hype and the expectations of hardcore Die Hard fans, the most memorable moment of the movie was during its earlier scenes that featured a bunch of Unimogs on a rampage. In fact,… Continue Reading »


A Good Day to Die Hard Car Chase Stunts Showcased

The most memorable part of the recent Die Hard franchise titled A Good Day to Die Hard was the car chase scene at the beginning featuring a bunch of Mercedes-Benz vehicles and the Unimog wreaking havoc in the traffic. Well, who could forget that? It was a mixture of carnage, adrenaline rush and sheer awesomeness. Even the stars and the people behind the film said that it was their favorite part of the movie. At the Mercedes World in Surrey, people were given a chance to witness how the amazing driving stunts in the movie were performed. Among the stuntmen who demonstrated the pod stunt driving techniques was none other… Continue Reading »


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