The Mercedes-Benz Zetros 6×6 luxury expedition vehicle lets you go anywhere, but with all the creature comforts of a 5-star hotel. Powered by a 7.2L in-line six-cylinder delivering 326-horsepower, but it boasts a marble floor bathroom with underfloor heating, sleeping areas, two flat panel displays, a satellite dish with high-speed internet, a Bose audio system, an on-board water system for drinking water, and a separate rear vehicle bay that can accommodate an ATV. Continue reading for five more cool facts about the Zetros lineup.
5. Manufactured in Germany
The Mercedes-Benz Zetros is an off-road truck for extreme operations. It was first presented at the 2008 Eurosatory defence industry trade show in Paris. The Zetros is manufactured at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Worth, Germany.
4. Zetros Tractor Unit Exists
Although normally used as a truck, the Zetros has also been put to work as an off-road tractor unit in the middle east. The Zetros Secutor is a tractor unit for heavy agricultural applications.
3. Bulgarian Army Has 365 Vehicles
The Bulgarian army ordered the Zetros in 2009 to transport personnel and supplies. As of 2012, it operates 335 trucks with 30 more on order.
2. Featured in “A Good Day to Die Hard”
The Zetros is one of 14 Mercedes-Benz vehicle models featured in the 2013 film A Good Day to Die Hard.
1. Every Model Has All-Wheel-Drive
The Zetros is only available with a 326 metric horsepower (240 kW) engine and all-wheel drive: Zetros 1833 (4×4) – 4,000 to 6,000 kg payload; Zetros 2733 (6×6) – 7,000 to 10,000 kg payload.