Luxury mobile for expeditions

Dettenheim, 19. February 2018

You want to go on an adventure and cross the Sahara or the Taklamakan desert? Then you should look at may be over before that time in Dettenheim in Karlsruhe. There is a luxurious expedition arise in the Unicat vehicles such as the new MD57.

A lot of torque, and complicated all-wheel drive

The base is a Truck MAN. Unicat uses the four-wheel-drive variant of the versatile model TGM with a wheelbase of 4.50 meters. The drive should be sufficient for all eventualities: The six-cylinder Diesel engine with 6.9 liters of displacement delivers 340 HP and a torque of as much of 1,250 Newton meters. Is coupled to a twelve-course Tip-Matic-gearbox from ZF and four-wheel drive, with longitudinal lock and the differential lock in front and rear. In addition, there is a transfer case with an off-road reduction, if it should come very thick.

Air-suspended cab seats

Thus, it is not the occupants of the Expedition, uncomfortable, and find yourself in the driver's cab, two air-suspended, heated and air-conditioned comfort seats. In addition, there are two jump seats that convert to a sleeping area. Air conditioning and electric Windows are also, of course, such as power steering, auxiliary heater and reversing camera. With on Board USB charging ports, 230-Volt outlets, a Garmin sat NAV and a music system from Alpine.

Enough Fuel and water on Board

The complete Remote motorhome is 8,90 meters long, two and a half metres wide and 3.80 metres high. With a 600 litre diesel tank and water reservoirs for 640 litres of the mobile weighs 12.3 tonnes, and it still remains a payload of 1.6 tonnes. The residential building is constructed in GRP sandwich construction with good heat insulation. With its teak flooring and furniture Teak veneer he presents as a luxurious living room. In the rear is a double bed with heating is arranged. This is followed by a U-shaped Seating group with Alcantara upholstery, are followed by a partition wall. Thanks to the electrically retractable table can be created as an additional sleeping area. The kitchen offers a sink, induction hob, oven and a fridge - freezer, there is also a tiled shower room and a separate toilet room. Also a washing machine.

Solar system and Generator for electricity

In order to provide these and other electric devices, there is a solar system, an extra alternator and a gasoline-powered Generator. Several vehicle functions can be remotely monitored. Such as voltage, current, capacity, temperature, and history of the construction of batteries, or voltage and the output of the solar system.(sl)