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Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 500 with winter-service equipment.

Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 500 with winter-service equipment.

Since 1951, Mercedes-Benz has been building the Unimog – a vehicle of many, many talents which has proven itself in agriculture and as a municipal vehicle. Typical of the Unimog are the portal axles, the snub-nosed cab, the single tires and the all-wheel drive. With a snowplow, the U 500 shown here, a member of the Unimog generation launched in March 2000, can clear 1,600 tons of snow per hour.

  • Cylinders 6
  • Displacement 389 cu in
  • Output 205 kW
  • at engine speed 2200/min
  • Top speed 53 mph (limited)
  • Production period since 2000

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