By Katie Weiler, Managing Editor | September 28, 2010

U500German-built Mercedes-Benz Unimog U500 high-mobility 4×4 trucks have high ground clearance and numerous quick-attach/detachable implements for construction, utility service, fire-fighting, municipal and highway services. Unimog comes in GVW ratings of 26,000 and 33,000 pounds, wheelbases of 132 or 154 inches, 230- or 280-hp MBE900 six-cylinder diesel and 8- or 16-speed transmission with Telligent electro-pneumatic controls.