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.

  • U37919
    Unimog, model series 406 with enclosed cab
    Model series 406
  • G55102-3
    Unimog, model series 406 with open cab
    Model series 406
  • 70100-31
    Unimog, model series 406 (U 84) during a demonstration on the Sauberg testing grounds
    Model series 406
  • 66146-6
    Unimog, model series 406 during a demonstration on the Sauberg testing grounds
    Model series 406
  • 70100-19
    Unimog, model series 406 during a demonstration on the Sauberg testing grounds
    Model series 406
  • U16780
    Unimog, model series 406 with two trailers
    Model series 406
  • U37424
    Unimog, model series 406 with open cab
    Model series 406
  • 70100-9A
    Unimog, model series 406 during a demonstration on the Sauberg testing grounds
    Model series 406
  • G55102-6
    Unimog, model series 406 with front-mounted winch
    Model series 406
  • G55111-1
    Unimog, model series 406 with open and enclosed cab
    Model series 406
  • U50464
    Unimog, model series 406 with traction measuring trailer during testing. Tractor unit Unimog 70 hp in front of a traction measuring trailer on the test track. The traction measuring trailer has a total weight of 16 t, can measure hitch hook forces between zero and ten tonnes and can record six items of status data. The braking power is dissipated via air-cooled resistances and a 24-way selectable gear ratio.
The measuring speed ranges from 0.4 - 80 km/h. The selectable gear ratio.is used for recording traction graphs as well as for endurance testing of the tractor unit engine on the road.
    Model series 406
  • 70100-9
    Unimog, model series 406 during a demonstration on the Sauberg testing grounds
    Model series 406
  • 70100-1
    Unimog, model series 406 during a demonstration on the Sauberg testing grounds
    Model series 406
  • U37918
    Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 65 (model series 406)
    Model series 406
  • U40706
    Unimog, model series 406 on the Sauberg testing grounds
    Model series 406
  • 1971M81
    Pre-production vehicle of model series 406 presented in 1962, a Unimog of model series 411 on the left in the background
    U65, model series 406
  • 1971M82
    Pre-production vehicle of model series 406 presented in 1962, the first model was the U65 with an output of 65 hp
    U65, model series 406
  • 1971M85
    Unimog U65, model series 406 with open cab and two Müller-Mitteltal trailers
    U65, model series 406
  • 1971M84
    Pre-production vehicle of model series 406 presented in 1962, here with two Müller-Mitteltal trailers
    U65, model series 406
  • 1971M83
    Pre-production vehicle of model series 406 presented in 1962, here with Müller low-bed trailer transporting construction equipment
    U65, model series 406
  • G55313-9
    Unimog of model series 421 (at front) and 406 (at rear) crossing the bridge over the Murg River near the Gaggenau plant
    Unimog
  • U41538
    Unimog of model series 421 (left) and 406 (right)
    Unimog model series 421 and 406
  • G55313-5
    Unimog of model series 421 (at front) and 406 (at rear) crossing the bridge over the Murg River near the Gaggenau plant
    Unimog
  • G71200-36
    Unimog vehicles of model series 421, 406, 404.1 and 416 crossing the Murg River near the Gaggenau plant
    Unimog
  • C16618
    Design sketch of the U120, model series 425, in the background the Unimog, model series 406 for comparison
    Model series 425, model series 406
  • 2007M8577
    Unimog, model series 421 with open cab with folding soft-top (left) and Unimog, model series 406 with all-steel cab
    Model series 421, model series 406
  • 2007M8576
    Unimog, model series 421 with open cab with folding soft-top (left) and Unimog, model series 406 with all-steel cab
    Model series 421, model series 406
  • 2007M8369
    Unimog, model series 406 with all-steel cab (left) and Unimog, model series 421 with open cab with folding soft-top
    Model series 406, model series 421
  • 2007M8531
    Unimog, model series 406 with all-steel cab (left) and Unimog, model series 421 with open cab with folding soft-top
    Model series 406, model series 421
  • 2007M8373
    Unimog, model series 406 with all-steel cab (left) and Unimog, model series 421 with open cab with folding soft-top
    Model series 406, model series 421
  • 2007M8578
    Unimog, model series 406 with all-steel cab (left) and Unimog, model series 421 with open cab with folding soft-top
    Model series 406, model series 421
  • 2007M8372
    Unimog, model series 406 with all-steel cab (left) and Unimog, model series 421 with open cab with folding soft-top
    Model series 406, model series 421
  • 2007M8579
    Unimog, model series 406 with all-steel cab (left) and Unimog, model series 421 with open cab with folding soft-top
    Model series 406, model series 421
  • 2007M8612
    Unimog, model series 406 during a demonstration on the Sauberg testing grounds near Gaggenau
    Model series 406
  • 2007M8431
    Unimog, model series 406 during a demonstration on the Sauberg testing grounds near Gaggenau
    Model series 406
  • 2007M8516
    Unimog, model series 406 during a demonstration by Unimog general agent Felix Kloz
    Model series 406
  • 2007M8564
    Unimog, model series 406 during a demonstration by Unimog general agent Felix Kloz
    Model series 406
  • 2007M8493
    Unimog, model series 406 with all-steel cab, close-up photo of stairs and driver's door
    Model series 406
  • 2007M8596
    Unimog, model series 406 during a demonstration by Unimog general agent Felix Kloz
    Model series 406
  • 2007M8512
    Unimog, model series 406 during a demonstration by Unimog general agent Felix Kloz
    Model series 406
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