Unimog wins again
Mercedes-Benz’s 4x4 Unimog truck has been voted best cross- country vehicle of the year in the “special- purpose vehicles” category by readers of specialist German magazine Off Road for what is now the t welfth time in a row. The “Cross- Country Vehicle of the Year” poll had a total of t welve categories with 85,080 votes cast covering 126 vehicles. The Unimog took first place among specialpurpose vehicles with 43.3 percent of the readers’ votes. Key qualities of a Unimog for off-road work include axle articulations of up to 30 degrees, portal axles, a climbing ability of 45 degrees, maximum fording depth of 1200mm and a lateral inclination angle of up to 38 degrees. Off Road magazine has conducted the readers’ poll for cross-country vehicle of the year since 1982. More information about Mercedes-Benz is available online at: www.media.daimler.com and www.mercedes-benz.com.