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Unimog 404


C. Thisse's 1962 Unimog 404 is based in Tours, in the centre of France.


The truck is an ex French army model and still in good condition. Its owner uses the Unimog to haul wood in the forest, a task it does very well due to the good ground clearance and low ground pressure.


The Unimog 404 weighs 2900kg empty and 4400kg loaded. The engine is a 6-cylinder petrol unit of 2200cc.


The first Unimogs were built in the late 1940s. They feature diff' locks, portal axles with hub reduction gears, and the ability to carry and power many special pieces of equipment.

Unimog 404: loa 5.1m, width 2.15m, height 2.3m (cab), wheelbase 2.9m, ground clearance 440mm, approach 45°, departure 46°, weight 2900kg empty, max load 1500kg, engine 6-cylinder petrol 2200cc or diesel, gearbox 6-speed +rev' manual.


The Unimog 421, 416, 406 and 404 are closely related. 406: 2.38m wheelbase. 416: 2.9m wheelbase, 2500kg load, 6-cylinder. 421: as 416, 4-cylinder.

Go to the Unimog and 404.0 crew-cab pages

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