In the world of trucks and SUVs there is a pecking order from mild to wild. And then there is the extreme. Exhibit A is the Mercedes-Benz Unimog, one of the biggest, baddest, and most capable street-legal off-road vehicles.
Unimogs are known for their amazing off-road capabilities, flexible frame that basically moves with the suspension, high ground clearance, and durability. Most have been imported into the US, including this bad boy.
It was originally in service with the Austrian Fire Rescue squad back in the day before being decommissioned for civilian use. This particular example is a two-owner truck, well-maintained, and comes with nifty features such as front winch, multiple side-load storage cabinets, factory air horn, and PA system. And it has the added benefit of being garage-kept since new. That must be one hell of a garage. There are always a handful of Unimogs for sale, but few are in as good of a condition is this one. Currently listed by Malibu Carz on Ebay.
Make: Mercedes Benz
Model: Unimog 416
Engine: OM 352 six cylinder diesel
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Price: current bid $4,600 (reserve not met)
1972 Mercedes Unimog 416 Diesel 21000 Km, “Garage Kept “!!! Look at the incredible original paint and overall condition…. Good luck ever finding one this clean ever again!!!! .OM 352 Diesel motor 6 Speed transmission with Crawler gears Standard axles with drum brakes.It has a two speed PTO for the front winch, factory front hydralics, and it has the original factory tool set and jack . I am the second owner of this 416 which has been garaged since new. The truck came from an Austrian fire rescue squad. Since I purchased the truck I have installed new tires including spare on the original rims which were bead blasted and powder coated gloss black. The spare tire carrier was custom built and powder coated. The radiator was boiled and pressure tested and installed with all new belts hoses and thermostat and the proper diesel coolant was installed. All fluids were drained and re filled with factory correct gear lube. Fuel Filters were replaced with Mercedes Parts. Oil is changed each year with Mercedes filter. The truck always starts immediately and runs very well, all lights work, has factory horn and added air horn, CB radio with PA system. Original Mercedes winch is in excellent condition with no use on the original cable. Original Austrian Title that was delivered with the truck when purchased new. The truck is registered with clear CA title. If you have any questions ask before you bid. The truck weighs 10,000 lbs. if you are looking for shipping quotes.