Image credits: © Brabus.

2006 Brabus Unimog U 500 Black Edition news, pictures, specifications, and information
At the beginning of December 2005 DaimlerChrysler presented the new Mercedes-Benz Únimog Ú 500 Black Edition, which has been additionally upgraded by Brabus the tuning company, at the Dubai Motor Show. The new Únimog Ú 500 Black Edition is tailored to meet the wishes of customers in the Gulf region: outstanding off-road capabilities combined wîth refined elegance both inside and out. The Mercedes-Benz Únimog Ú 500 Black Edition aims to make the concept of an outstanding all-terrain capability and solidity accessible to a discerning private target group, creating an interesting and spectacular addition and alternative in the off-roader market.

The new Mercedes-Benz Únimog Black Edition is a combination of a day-to-day, recreational and utility vehicle based on the Únimog Ú 500. Cooperation wîth Brabus the tuning company in Bottrop has created a recreational vehicle for individualists, wîth a striking appearance which sets it apart from other on-road or off-road vehicles. The high, truck-like seating position provides the driver wîth excellent all-round visibility. Thanks to power §teering and compact dimensions, the Mercedes-Benz Únimog Ú 500 Black Edition is as manoeuvrable as a medium-sized passenger car.

Both the exterior and interior of the exclusive Únimog Black Edition have been completely revised. Its elegant silhouette is characterised by both a platform wîth integral side panels and a newly designed bumper. The robust roll-over bar of polished stainless steel and upswept chrome exhaust pipes accentuate the sporty appearance.

The vehicle interior has been customised by Brabus and includes 16 features in real carbon (e.g. instrument cluster, centre console, door and grab handles). The roof and the A/B-pillars are lined in Alcantara leather, while the sports-style seats are upholstered in the finest mastic leather and the footwells are carpeted in soft velour. The colour scheme is deep black, in line wîth the model name. With a black leather §teering wheel and sporty aluminium pedals, the driver of the Únimog Black Edition has the vehicle firmly under control. Technical highlights include the COMAND system from the S-Class, wîth a 6.5' screen, DVD navigation, CD changer and a specially developed compass function. A comfortable interior atmosphere is ensured by two separately controlled air conditioning systems, tinted glass all-round and a first-class sound system.

The Únimog generates an output of 205 kW/ 280 hp from an engine displacement of 6.4 l, developing a torque of 1100 Nm. A high final-drive ratio enables speeds of over 120 km/h to be achieved. With a gross vehicle weight of 11.99 tonnes, the Mercedes-Benz Únimog Black Edition has a payload of around 4.3 t and is fitted wîth tyres in size 455/70 R24. The standard portal axles in conjunction wîth the in-cab-operated tyre pressure control system and the rear-mounted cable winch make this premium Únimog an extra-special off-roader which knows practically no limits. The EAS transmission allows the gears to be shifted manually or in automatic mode, just as the driver prefers. Switching between the two modes is possible at any time.

The Mercedes-Benz Únimog Ú 500 Black Edition offers the well-known off-road capability of the Únimog, a high payload for all manner of sports equipment and a high towing capacity. This makes it suitable for a wide range of applications: in addition to day-to-day use in the city this Únimog is ideal for excursions to rough mountain areas, remote ski slopes or hot desert regions. And soon afterwards the same vehicle can be used as a towing unit to transport a yacht to the coast or carry boating and diving equipment. These many applications fully reflect the versatility for which the Únimog is famous.

Source - Mercedes-Benz/Brabus Press
Recent Vehicle Additions

1928 Studebaker Fire Truck

1909 Sterling Model K

1912 Haynes-Apperson Model 20

1912 Apperson Model 4-55

2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

2017 Ford Autolivery Concept
"
12H ITALY-MUGELLO TAKES PLACE ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
Mugello, 11 March – The 2014 season at Mugello is to begin with an endurance motor race of international standing. This year, in fact, the 24H Series will make its first appearance in Italy with a round at Mugello's Autodromo Internazionale. The race will feature more than 40 teams from all over the world. There will also be two Ferrari 458 Italia GT3s on track. One will be run by the world endurance champion team AF Corse and will have at the wheel the Belorussian father and son pair, bo...[Read more...]
NEW RANGE ROVER SPORT SETS FASTEST RECORDED TIME FOR ‘EMPTY QUARTER' DESERT CROSSING
◾Standard production new Range Rover Sport conquers the harshest challenges of the desert and sets fastest recorded time of 10 hours, 22 minutes ◾Dawn to dusk drive of over 800km (479 miles) by off-road racer Moi Torrallardona – a driver with more than 10 years' experience of the Dakar Rally ◾Empty Quarter challenge reaffirms the Range Rover Sport as Land Rover's fastest, most responsive and agile vehicle to date ◾Second successful challenge for the new Range Rover Sport following speed recor...[Read more...]
Nissan Patrol Conquers Ultimate Challenge And Achieves Guinness World Record
◾Grand finale of Nissan Patrol Challenge sees 170.9 tons pulled by Hero of All Terrain ◾Fully laden cargo plane pulled over 50 meters ◾Achieves 'Heaviest aircraft pulled by any production vehicle' Guinness World Record DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The Nissan Patrol Challenge reached its grand finale today with a new Guinness World Record set by the unstoppable Hero of All Terrain. In the presence of His Excellency Dr. Ghanem Alhajiri, Chairman of Sharjah International Airport, Nissa...[Read more...]
TWO MORE NISMO ATHLETES JUMP INTO THE SUPER GT HOT SEAT
◾Jann Mardenborough and Alex Buncombe to compete at the Fuji Sprint Cup in November ◾Both head to Japan this week for SUPER GT Test at Fuji YOKOHAMA, Japan – The next phase of the NISMO Global Driver Exchange will see Jann Mardenborough and Alex Buncombe head to Fuji this week to take part in the SUPER GT Official Test at Fuji Speedway on August 6 and 7. Both drivers will then go on to compete at the Fuji Sprint Cup (formerly JAF GP) at Fuji this November. Jann Mardenborough is the...[Read more...]
NISSAN GT ACADEMY NORTH AMERICA SEASON 2 CROWNS DOHERTY, EYES FIRST INTERNATIONAL RACE IN JANUARY
Illinois Native Outguns 15 Other Gamers at Silverstone FRANKLIN, Tenn. – An unemployed 29-year old mechanic from Plainfield, Ill., toppled 15 of North America's fastest virtual racers at the track to win Nissan GT Academy North America Season 2. Steve Doherty won a series of on- and off-track challenges designed to find out which of the top 16 Gran Turismo® virtual racers had what it takes to outdrive and outlast the others to earn a seat in a Nissan race car. Set at England's leg...[Read more...]

130H
170 V
180 Series
190
200 W21
220
230 W153
250
28/95HP
280
290
300
300D
300SEL
320
37/90Hp
370 S
380
400
450
500
540K
560
600
630K
710 SS
770
B-Class
C-Class
CL-Class
CLK GTR
CLK-Class
CLS
E-Class
G-Class
GL-Class
GLA-Class
GLE
GLK Class
GLS Class
M-Class
McLaren SLR
Model S
R-Class
R107
S-Class
Sauber C9
Simplex
SL-Class
SLK
SLS AMG
Sprinter
SSK
Vision S500
W02
W123
W126
W154
W196 R Streamliner

© 1998-2017. All rights reserved. The material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.