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MB-trac 700, 4 x 4, 12V, D (Front view, left side)


Front view, left side

Picture courtesy of Martin Pagh, Horsens


Danish Army Specific: 2 MB-trac 700 was transferred to Oksboel Training Area in 2004 from the Air Force, where there were used as plane-tugs. The shown MB-trac is used in camp-maintenance, and the second for handling the armoured vehicles at the maintenance facilities.
: The prototype of whats was to become the MB-trac, was ready for testing in April 1969. The 65/70-series went into production in July 1973 with some 520 units produced by end of 1973. Some of the components were "of-the-shelf" from the various Unimog ranges. Production of the 65/70 range seized in December 1975.
The MB-trac developed over the years with bigger and more powerfull units produced.
With the last MB-trac made at the Gaggenau factory December 17th 1991, more than 41.000 had been produced.
The MB-trac 700-series were produced from 1976 to 1987.
Length: 4.67 m (182 inches).
Width: 2.02 m (79 inches).
Height: 2.85 m (111 inches).
Weight: 6.000 kg (13.200 lb.).
: Mercedes-Benz 4-cylinder, type OM 314, 3.780 cm3 (230 cubic inches) displacement, liquid cooled.
Horsepower: 65 at 2.400 rpm.
Transmission: 4-speed.
Transfer case: Yes.
Electrical system: 12 volt, negative ground.
Brakes: Hydraulic.
Tyres: 14.9 - 13/24.
Fording depth:
without preparation: N/A.
with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: Diesel.
Fuel capacity: 120 liter (26 gallons).
Range: 350 km (218 miles).
Crew: 1.
Additional: Shown vehicle is probably a 1978 model.

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