Unimog 70200

The Unimog 70200 is a medium-duty truck produced by Mercedes-Benz. It was introduced in the 1960s and was designed to be a versatile vehicle for various applications.

Characteristics

The Unimog 70200 is known for its off-road capabilities, versatility, and durability. Some of the key characteristics of the vehicle include:

  • Four-wheel-drive system
  • High ground clearance
  • Portal axles for improved axle clearance
  • Powerful engine
  • Multiple attachments for various applications

Production Dates and Models

The Unimog 70200 was produced from 1963 to 1989, with several models produced during that time. Some of the models include:

  • Unimog 70200 (1963-1989)
  • Unimog 70200U (1966-1989)
  • Unimog 70200R (1976-1989)
  • Unimog 70200T (1976-1989)
  • Unimog 70200TR (1981-1989)

Engine Performance

The Unimog 70200 was equipped with various engines, depending on the model. Some of the engines used include:

  • Mercedes-Benz OM352 diesel engine
  • Mercedes-Benz OM352A diesel engine
  • Mercedes-Benz OM366A diesel engine

The engines produced between 110 and 177 horsepower, and were known for their power and reliability.

Dimensions and Wheelbase

The dimensions and wheelbase of the Unimog 70200 varied depending on the model. Generally, the vehicle had a wheelbase of between 2850 and 3900 mm, and a total length of between 4750 and 7500 mm.

Competitive Advantages

The Unimog 70200 had several competitive advantages over other medium-duty trucks of the time, including:

  • Versatility – The Unimog 70200’s multiple attachments and capabilities allowed it to perform various tasks, making it a versatile vehicle for different applications.
  • Off-road capability – The Unimog 70200’s four-wheel-drive system, high ground clearance, and portal axles allowed it to navigate difficult terrain, making it ideal for use in rural areas.
  • Reliability – The Unimog 70200’s reputation for durability and longevity made it a popular choice for various industries.

Improvements

Over the course of the Unimog 70200’s production, several improvements were made to the vehicle. Some of the key improvements include:

  • Increased engine power and torque
  • Improved transmission and drivetrain components
  • Improved hydraulics and attachment systems
  • Improved operator comfort and safety features

Uses and Sales

The Unimog 70200 was used for various applications, including military, agriculture, forestry, and transportation. The vehicle was sold in several countries, including Germany, France