Extremely climbing: study “hexawheel concept”

Extremely climbing: study 'hexawheel concept'

Shar-e kord (iran), 31. May 2010 – the unimog does not have to be accused of being a particularly awkward gelandanger. Compared to him, however, this dangling is called mercedes hexawheel concept a true climbing artist. The iranian designer siamak ruhi dehkordi dear in the own words of ants inspired by ants, which are almost all the railing difficulty, even because they can move the segments of their body independent of each other. But even without the legend, this design is impressive, especially since he comes like a study from the hauser daimler. But he does not, on demand, was just as surprised on the original design as we.

On all sixes in nature

"Hexa" is in greek for the number 6, "hexawheel" thus for the six raders of the danger. The special feature is the total of 4.81 meters long study from two parts with 1.95 meter wheelbase. The front half houses a cabin for three passengers under which the tank is located. Visually, the fleet house reminds of an ultramodern unimog with elements of the e-class, glk and the sls amg. In the rear part is the diesel engine known from c and e-class with 204 hp, as well as a storage space for up to 500 kilograms of luggage. The curb weight of the vehicle should be 2.2 tonnes.

Climbing max with hydraulics

The mercedes hexawheel concept can even conquer hexaheder with 1.50 meters of high edges, according to his gapfer, so we were with the second interpretation of the name. Although they are rare, impression makes this anyway. This is possible that makes a very flexible chassis with a hydraulic system, which passes the driving force to all axes and even store braking energy. On the middle axis, the rotary and pivot of the vehicle, there are a rough vertical hydraulic cylinder and two horizontal cylinders. The chassis can be raised from the normal position by 28 degrees and lowered by 30 degrees. The turning circle is only 5.5 meters, since the movement of the rear part is electronically controlled analogously to the steering angle.