Mercedes Benz makers of the legendary Unimog since right after WWII have also made usable SUV's like the G model and the more luxurious M Class.
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300GD G-Wagen G-Wagens are fairly rare in UK, but more and more people are coming to realise how good they are. Once you have had a "G", you don't want anything else, except, perhaps, a Pinzgauer, but Mike test-drives them for a living anyway.
Taking brand new stock Mercedes Benz Sprinter and adding four wheel drive with all the modifications needed for 44 inch tires - well - here is the first! Pall Halldorsson is an ex rally driver and off-roading enthusiast. Working for the Icelandic Mercedes shop he got the crazy idea to see if this was possible.
Custom Sprinter Van - Mercedes Benz Sprinter On 44 Inch Tires - Taking brand new stock Mercedes Benz Sprinter and adding four wheel drive with all the modifications needed for 44 inch tires - well - here is the first! Pall Halldorsson is an ex rally driver and off-roading enthusiast. Working for the Icelandic Mercedes shop he got the crazy idea to see if this was possible.
Mercedes-Benz 406 Unimog 1975 Kendall from Canada has just spent 14 month doing a frame-off restore, to original, the biggest changes have been twin 5" chrome exhaust and a lot of chrome powder coating, even though the rig is over 31 years old there is only around 960 hours on rig and less than 6000 miles.
When talking about unmodified, out of the box 4x4's meant for tough conditions and professional use, my money is on the Mercedes/Puch G-class (work variants that is, not so much the bling versions). As a working vehicle, the G-class' off-road and other field capabilities are really second to none. Its overall technical quality and durability are also very impressive and contribute to the supreme overall usability.
1988 Mercedes G class 230 GE Alin from Romania takes his G class Mercedes wheeling in Carpathian Mountains ( incredible beautiful landscapes and lots of wild life ); the terrain is a mixture of rocks and mud . He also likes wheeling in Danube Delta area ( it's like you go back in time ).
1983 Mercedes G-Klasse 300gd With more than 650,000 miles on it - this car has worked hard for Merv since he bought it when it was 6months old. It was bought because at that time it was the only car that size that would pull any broken down trucks of his off the motorway fully freighted!