COMCL875765 Model series 406

Model series 406

In production from 1963, the 406 series entered a new output category and was considerably larger, more modern and had more than twice the engine output of previous Unimog model series. The 406 series was available with either an open or enclosed cab, and as a traction head. It remained in production until 1989, with a total production of 37,069 units in 12 model variants.

1988M2721
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    Italian. Advertisement Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG/Italmotor S.p.A.: "The Unimog ensures rapid transfers from one construction site to another; subject: Unimog, model series 406 for operations in the construction industry for Italy, showing a vehicle with plate compactors; 1965
1988M1687
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz: This isn't exactly the picture that comes to mind when you think of Mercedes-Benz cars. (That's not surprising. It isn't one. It's a Mercedes Unimog.)"; Unimog 406; American advert in "Life" magazine; 1966
2006DIG2767
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    Mercedes-Benz Transport Magazine issue 32/1967, pictured is a Unimog, model series 406 with front loader
2008DIG149
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    Mercedes-Benz Unimog trade fair stand at the Salone Della Montagna in Turin in 1974, on display are several Unimog vehicles of model series 406 for winter road maintenance
2008DIG143
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    Mercedes-Benz trade fair stand at an exhibition in Plovdiv, Bulgaria in 1972, on display is also a Unimog of model series 406 as a road-rail vehicle
2008DIG145
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    Mercedes-Benz Unimog trade fair stand at the International Auto Show in Brussels in 1973, on display are different vehicles of model series 406
2007DIG4889
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    Mercedes-Benz Unimog trade fair stand at the Sima show in Paris in 1961, on display are different vehicles of model series 411 and 406, 1961
2008DIG144
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    Unimog model series 421 and 406 at the trade fair stand "Salone Della Montagna", Turin, 1972, on display are Unimog vehicles of model series 421 and 406 for winter road maintenance
U41350
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    Mercedes-Benz trade fair stand at the VFK annual conference in Berlin, on display are different Unimog vehicles of model series 406, 416 and 421 with implements, 1966
2007DIG4902
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    Mercedes-Benz Unimog trade fair stand at the Salone della Montagna exhibition in Turin in 1961, on display are several vehicles of model series 411 and 406
73225-33
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    Unimog U54, model series 403 and Unimog U84, model series 406 with enclosed cab, drawing of the side view
73320-14
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    Unimog U84, model series 406 with open cab, (drawing)
73320-22
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    Unimog U84, model series 406 with open cab, (drawing)
73320-21
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    Unimog U84, model series 406 with open cab, (drawing)
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