The Unimog in the Public Service Sector
Mowing, winter service, maintenance and upkeep, cleaning, transport and loading jobs. Nowhere are the requirements for maintaining roads and grounds so diverse as in cities and municipal areas. Handling these tasks requires a large vehicle fleet with a full range of equipment - or a vehicle that specialises in a huge variety of jobs from the start: just like the Mercedes-Benz Unimog.
The Unimog in the Energy Sector
Professional equipment carrier, powerful transport vehicle and mobile workshop: The Mercedes-Benz Unimog is all this in one vehicle. It delivers the full range of services you would expect from a high-performance fleet in the energy industry.
Whether you are exploiting new energy sources, working in open-cast mines, or are in charge of the maintenance and servicing of extensive power supply lines. Its unique chassis and implement-carrying concept permits the Unimog to reach those inaccessible, remote spots which are most crucial for the daily business of the energy industry, swiftly and fully laden.
The Unimog in the Fire and Rescue Sector
Earthquakes, floods, landslides, fires: a crisis can quickly turn into a disaster. But it needn’t if fire-fighting teams, police, Civil Defence, local authorities and aid organisations are optimally equipped. And if they can reach the trouble spot quickly. No matter how inaccessible the place is. With the Mercedes-Benz Unimog. Absolutely at home on the harshest terrain, made from the most robust materials, featuring secure stowage and unparalleled versatility in its operation.
The Unimog in Road-Rail Applications
Start off by shunting heavy loads on rails, then skip off the tracks and drive on the road to where the next rail task awaits you. Only one vehicle can do this - the Mercedes-Benz Unimog road-railer.
Great pulling power: with the Unimog road-railer you have a fully fledged shunter at your disposal. It is perfectly adapted for a hauling capacity of up to 1000 t. It is equipped for exceptional ease of operation and comfortable driving. Not only do you save on the purchasing cost over a conventional shunting locomotive, you also save significantly on fuel and other service products.
The Unimog in Airport Service
Safe runways in severe weather conditions are essential for problem-free airport operation. This is when Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks provide crucial assistance - throughout the world and throughout the year: From cleaning road signs, marker posts, crash barriers and other traffic guidance equipment to sweeping access roads and aircraft parking zones; from mowing between runways to deployment as a fully fledged aircraft towing vehicle; from de-icing and clearing snow off runway marker lights to winter service using a snow plough, snow cutter or spreader; from aircraft refuelling to airport catering.
The Unimog in Agriculture
Don't get bogged down when the road runs out. In light of growing costs and more demanding working environments, farmers and agricultural contractors in particular want quick and efficient transport solutions. Boasting a broad spectrum of capabilities, look no further than Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks when commuting between fields, roads and silos. It combines impressive off-road strength and ground-protecting operation in the field with safe and rapid transportation on the road. It also delivers high payload capacities and outstanding tractive power. Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks meet complex requirements - at the same time keeping fuel consumption low. This translates into enhanced user benefits and reduced cost per kilometre. The Unimog delivers economic performance you can count on.
The data sheets of the variants with detailed technical information are given below:
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As a professional equipment carrier with a permissible GVW from 7.5 t, the Unimog U 400/U 500 delivers unparalleled performance. This is an attractive proposition for professionals who want to combine peak performance with economical year-round operation.
the Unimog U 400/U 500 just cannot be knocked off balance - neither by snow-covered roads, nor soggy, swampy terrain, nor by hard rocky tracks. This is thanks to its incomparable chassis concept with portal axles, permanent all-wheel drive and many other technical refinements, all of which contribute to make light work of even the most arduous operation.
The cab for the Unimog U 400/U 500 has everything the driver needs to optimise safety and economy in everyday operation. The combined climate-control, heating and ventilation system ensures a comfortable working environment at all times.
Stay on the right track with the Mercedes-Benz Unimog. It delivers the right solution for every task. It also comes into its own when transporting heavy loads and when crawling - all without "e;slipping the clutch"e;. This helps to reduce the driver’s workload and protect materials.
The Unimog U 400/U 500 offers a great deal of power for a vast array of applications. A large number of mechanical equipment drive systems are available. And four independently operating hydraulic circuits can be implemented. The key advantage: All equipment functions can be controlled with one hand using a joystick.
The Unimog U 400/U 500 features three mounting areas and one installation point with three further options. This underlines its status as a unique platform, providing superb variation thanks to a range of equipment combinations and application areas. This is the basis for outstanding economy - delivering year-round operation.
At the heart of the Unimog U 400/U 500 are clean, cutting-edge Euro 5 engines that combine efficient power delivery with low consumption levels and exemplary environmental compatibility. Up to 210 kW give the Unimog U 400/U 500 its strength. Ground-breaking: BlueTEC®. With the new SCR diesel technology from Mercedes-Benz, you optimise a lot more than just your fuel consumption.
With its unique off-road capabilities, the Unimog U 4000/U 5000 is a compelling proposition. Key features include a flexible frame concept for high body rigidity on the road, enormous torsional flexibility for off-road applications, a superior AWD concept with differential locks at both axles, and portal axles to ensure high ground clearance.
When others crack up, the Unimog cracks on. Portal axles, selectable all-wheel drive and off-road ratio: The Unimog U 4000/U 5000 can handle all terrains.
The off-road capabilities of the U 4000/U 5000 remain unsurpassed to this day. Whether you are operating in deep snow, water, mud or on rubble, the Unimog will transport your crew, materials and heavy equipment quickly and safely to every destination.
The cab for the U 4000/U 5000 offers everything the driver needs for optimum safety and ergonomic balance in everyday operation. The interior features luxury seats, generous stowage facilities and plenty of headroom.
With two mounting points and an installation area, the Unimog U 4000/U 5000 is a unique platform boasting excellent off-road capabilities suitable for a varied range of off-road applications.
Delivering long-term, economical deployment, the Unimog U 4000/U 5000 is prepared for all situations and terrains. The unique equipment carrier concept is complemented by durability, economy and environmental compatibility - to produce a robust, next-generation vehicle.