The gripping story of the versatile Mercedes Unimog: 70 years of evolution in video
The Mercedes Unimog They are high-performance off-road truck. Do not talk about rivals for a Ford F-150 Raptor, we talked about off-road heavy machines, able to compete with beasts like GAZ Next or Kamaz. The Mercedes G-Class World Trucks has now been 70 years between us, since it was launched in the late 40s of last century. He was born as a multipurpose vehicle agricultural guidance, but it was soon adapted to all kinds of work, from snowplows, TO tug railcars!
Although born as a vehicle with little body, from 401 U 1953 is sold with enclosed cab.
The initial idea has been preserved intact in its 70 years of evolution, although its size and performance have evolved exponentially. He has always enjoyed all-wheel drive, four wheels the same size and an amazing ability to adapt to all types of work. It's a real Swiss Army knife on wheels. Off-road performance has always been a constant, and they have become a favorite vehicle armies, fire departments and infrastructure maintenance companies.
The video that Mercedes has prepared to celebrate its 70th anniversary is an excellent summary of its evolution. From a small agricultural terrain to multipurpose truck that is today, as capable of clearing snowy roads and fording rivers up to 1.2 meters deep. his high power hydraulic system It supports all kinds of accessories, from cutting grass to cleaning rollers. Although its size and price have increased very considerably, they have also made their possibilities.
Long live the Mercedes Unimog!
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