Mercedes-Benz Unimog Firetruck

If you happen to be in the town of Kirchzarten in southwestern Germany, you just might be able to see this custom Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 5023 firetruck, complete with off-road wheels / tires and an advanced four-wheel drive system. It also features a gigantic water tank in the rear that holds 1,056 gallons of water and 132 gallons of foam, mated to a powerful Ziegler pump that fires up to 793 gallons of water per minute. Continue reading for two more pictures and information.

Mercedes-Benz Unimog Firetruck
Mercedes-Benz Unimog Firetruck

“Powering the capable fire truck is a four-cylinder BlueTec 6 diesel engine pumping out 231 hp and 663 lb-ft (900 Nm) of torque. That monumental torque figure ensures the Unimog can conquer the most difficult terrain without breaking a sweat. All things considered, the Unimog fire truck is simply the coolest, and in all likelihood the most capable, we’ve ever seen,” Car Scoops.