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.

Advertisements Unimog 1966
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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
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz: "Unimog vehicles also in a higher performance category"; subject: U65, model series 406 on the occasion of the vehicle presentation at the DLG 1962 in Munich; 1962
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz: "Unimog vehicles also in a higher performance category"; subject; U65, model series 406 on the occasion of the vehicle presentation at the DLG 1962 in Munich; 1962
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz: "Here it is: the more powerful Unimog"; subject: Unimog U65, model series 406; 1963
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz: "Its strongest trump card: its power"; subject: Unimog U65, model series 406; 1964
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz: "Still something in reserve"; subject: Unimog, model series 406; 1964
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz: "Speed on tap, just as required"; subject: Unimog U65, model series 406; 1964
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    Danish. Advertisement Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG/BOHNSTEDT-PETERSAN A/S: "Forestry Unimog quickly moves from one construction site to another"; subject: Unimog, model series 406 for operations in the construction industry for Scandinavia, showing a vehicle with plate compactors; 1964
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    Swedish. Advertisement Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG/Unimog Försäljnings AB Stockholm: "Unimog quickly moves from one job site to another (ca. 65 km/h.)"; subject: Unimog model series 406 for operations in the construction industry for Sweden, showing a vehicle with plate compactors; 1965
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    Italian. Advertisement Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG/Italmotor S.p.A.: "This Unimog can dig, fill and level"; subject: Unimog, model series 406 for operations in the construction industry for Italy, showing a vehicle with leveller and excavator attachment; 1965
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    French. Advertisement Mercedes-Benz Unimog/ROYAL ELYSEES S.A.: "Especially in heavy terrain, the Unimog shows the extent of its extraordinary tractive power"; subject: Unimog, model series 406 for operations in agriculture for France, showing a vehicle with plough; 1965
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG: "These 6 advantages make the Unimog a unique vehicle"; subject: Unimog, model series 406; 1965
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG: "Good visibility to the front and rear"; subject: Unimog, model series 406 for operations in agriculture; 1965
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG: "Why the Unimog has no need of a hydraulic control system"; subject: Unimog, model series 406 for operations in agriculture; 1965
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG: "Four-share plough work - good visibility to the front and rear"; subject: Unimog, model series 406 for operations in agriculture; 1965
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG: "The Unimog 406 handles the large crumbler harrow combination"; subject: Unimog U65, model series 406 for operations in agriculture; 1965
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG: "All four wheels help pulling (and four pull better than two)"; subject: Unimog U65, model series 406 for operations in agriculture; 1965
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG: "No trailer is too heavy for the Unimog"; subject: Unimog U65, model series 406 for operations in the transport industry; 1965
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG: "A revolutionary combination"; subject: Unimog, model series 406 for operations in the forest industry; 1965
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG: "Rather a big load"; subject: Unimog U65, model series 406 for operations in the forest industry; 1965
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG: "2300 kg of tearing strength at the edge of the blade"; subject: Unimog U65, model series 406 for operations with front loader; 1965
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG: "This Unimog can dig, fill and level"; subject: Unimog, model series 406 for operations in the construction industry; 1965
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG: "That's why it's called a "Universal Motorised Machine""; subject: Unimog, model series 406 for operations in the construction industry; 1965
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG: "The Unimog ensures quick moves between construction sites"; subject: Unimog, model series 406 for operations in the construction industry; 1965
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    Dutch. Advertisement Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG/H. J. HOEGEN DIJKHOF HANDELMIJ. N. V.: "Why you run into the Unimog in the service industry"; subject: Unimog model series 406 for Holland, showing a vehicle with Ries sewer cleaning implement; 1965
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG: "A turning circle of 10.8 metres and five more advantages speak in favour of this combination"; subject: Unimog, model series 406 for operations as a municipal sweeper, showing a chassis cab with Schörling body; 1965
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz: "Can you really afford to do without the specialists?"; subject: Unimog, model series 406; range of commercial vehicles and engines; 1966
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz: "You know the Mercedes-Benz passenger cars. But do you know this dream car here?"; subject: Unimog, model series 406; 1966
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    Advertisement from Daimler-Benz about the model series 406 for operations in agriculture for Belgium, pictured is a vehicle with HD-large-area sprayer
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG/Robert Aebi A. G.: "Electropneumatics in the forest?"; subject: Unimog, model series 406 for operations in the forest industry, for Switzerland; 1966
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    Spanish. Advertisement Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG: "A year ago, the work took till 6 p.m. Today it is done by two in the afternoon. (The time is gained by an Unimog with HD sprayer equipment)"; subject: Unimog, model series 406 for operations in agriculture for Spain, pictured is a vehicle with HD-large-area sprayer; 1966
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG: "Everything must go (Unimog to the rescue)"; subject: Unimog, model series 406 for operations in winter road maintenance; 1966
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG: "The Unimog has a trailblazing effect - not only in winter"; subject: Unimog, model series 406 for operations in winter road maintenance; 1966
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    Advertisement from Daimler-Benz about the model series 406 for operations in agriculture for export markets, pictured is a vehicle with plough
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    Daimler Benz advertisement for agricultural vehicles for Great Britain, showing a vehicle for applying ammonia fertilisers
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz: "Put the Unimog before your plough. And you will be astonished how reliably it ploughs even the most difficult field."; subject: Unimog U70, model series 406 for operations in agriculture; 1967
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    Advertisement Mercedes-Benz: "In 8 minutes from the fast Unimog transporter to the powerful Unimog plate compactor."; subject: Unimog U70, model series 406 for operations in the construction industry; 1967
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    Advertisement from Daimler-Benz about the U70, model series 406 for operations in agriculture
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    Advertisement Robert Aebi AG: "All-wheel drive and differential locks in both axles: With them, the Unimog also pulls the large harrow."; subject: Unimog, model series 406 for operations in agriculture, for Switzerland; 1967
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    French. Advertisement Ets. G. LAMBERT & Cie. SPRL: "A leveller requires lots of power: lThe 'Unimog M. B. furnishes it."; subject: Unimog U70, model series 406 for use in the construction industry, for Belgium; 1967
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