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Off-road supremos come together.

The Unimog and G-Class demonstrate their off-road capabilities on the test site in Ötigheim.

Six cylinders with a total displacement of 7.7 l make the Unimog U 5030 a top off-road performer with an output of 220 kW (299 hp) and powerful maximum torque of 1200 Nm. The Unimog overcomes extreme slopes and angles of approach/departure without problems. All this makes driving around the test site sheer fun.

Powerful latest-generation engine.

The U 5030 is offered by Mercedes-Benz in cooperation with conversion partner Hellgeth Engineering. The decisive factor for the impressive off-road performance of the Unimog U 5030 is its OM 936 LA engine, a common-rail power unit from the latest generation of Mercedes-Benz engines which meets the Euro VI emissions standard.

To increase traction, the Unimog also features permanent all-wheel drive with three 100% differential locks. The modified powertrain ensures even more off-road dynamism, and superior handling characteristics on the road.

Portal axles with tubular sleeve technology as standard also allow a high ground clearance. The Unimog U 5030 also scores highly with a fording capability of up to 1.2 m.

Special vehicle equipment requirements can be met.

In consultation with Hellgeth Engineering it is possible to realise a wide range of other highlights for the Unimog U 5030. These include for example multi-part light-alloy wheels and high-grade interior appointments in sporty, exclusive leather. An individual suspension setup is also possible, for example as an expedition or rally vehicle.

70 percent uphill gradient? No problem!

At the Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks test site in Ötigheim, near Wörth in Baden-Württemberg, the Unimog and the Mercedes-Benz G-Class came together to face numerous off-road challenges. Watch the video and see how the two models show their prowess.

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