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2013-04-29 10:06

ALL-ROUND IMPROVEMENTS: Mercedes has released its new generation Unimog with improved performance and efficiency. Image: Newspress

Mercedes has revealed its new generation Unimog all-terrain vehicle and the Unimog implement carrier. These new vehicles meet Europe's new emission standards thanks to its increased efficiency.

Yaris Pursun, head of Mercedes special trucks, said: “We’re convinced that the new vehicles will set standards and substantially contribute to the business success of existing and future customers.”


Mercedes claims it did everything it could to build on the proven model series’ success and further strengthen its pioneering role in the area of environmentally friendly trucks.

The four and six-cylinder engines have outputs ranging from 115kW to 260kW. The engines combine low fuel consumption with clean exhausts, making tree-huggers happier, and the Unimog more efficient.

According to Mercedes the Unimog all-terrain vehicle and implement carrier, have substantially increased their performance and efficiency while also becoming easier to operate.

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