The Top Speed Of A Mercedes Unimog’s ‘Super Crawler’ Gear Makes Even A Sloth Look Fast

Check out the amazing torque of a Mercedes Unimog.  The Mercedes Unimog pictured below is similar to the one owned and operated by Madrid Towing, which is used to rescue stranded off road vehicles, abandoned cars, and more:

Most off-road vehicles have crawl ratios—extra gearing to increase forward thrust—between 30 and about 100. But the Mercedes Unimog, with its “Super Crawler” gear, has an absurd crawl ratio over 3000. That means two things: unstoppable crawling power, and a hilariously low top speed.

Over 2 million lb-ft of grunt at the wheels!

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