Concept Design 60 Years Unimog
If you were to set out to design a vehicle, you might not choose a frog as your source of inspiration. Sure, we've heard of the old Austin-Healey "Frogeye" Sprite from the 1960s, but that was more of an affectionate nickname due to a coincidental likeness than through any design inspiration. Tell that to Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks though, which lists the poison dart frog as part of the inspiration behind its Unimog Concept, a line of heavy-duty vehicles celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. The current Unimog is no oil painting, but the new one displays a distinctly Kermit-like color...
Mercedes-Benz Celebrates Unimog's 60th Anniversary With One Mean Concept
For 60 years, the Unimog (Universal-Motor-Gerat), has been terrifying young children (and some grown men)--and Mercedes-Benz is proud of that feat. So proud, in fact, that the special trucks unit of the luxury automaker has presented a design study in celebration of 60 years of big, frightening...Chris Weiss