Mercedes Unimog 1400 Trial Truck (Nico71)

Lego Technic Unimog Trial Truck

Based on Nico71 Unimog V4 truck, I build my own radio-controlled trial truck, with red colors and different tires.

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Truck Characteristics

The truck has excellent climbing abilities and interesting characteristics :

  • Radio-controlled vehicle with 2 channel transmitter (steering and drive)
  • 4 wheel drive
  • 3-point suspensions for both axles
  • Low center of gravity
  • Realistic style with headlights, taillights, mirrors
  • Detailed interior with adjustable seats plus steering wheel
  • Opening doors and hood, with animated inline-4 cylinders fake motor


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Improved and personalized elements

Few elements have been improved or personalized, in comparison to original Nico71’s version :

  • Additional reinforces for cabin
  • Suspensions fixation on chassis are inclined, to avoid mis-alignment during suspension work
  • Smaller tires (due to lack of larger tires in my Lego Parts inventory)
  • Reinforced steering system, to avoid steering issues
  • Replacement of wheel axles, with 5L with stop axles

Lego Technic Trial Truck Unimog Chassis

The Nico71 version

This truck has been built based on Nico71 Unimog. Nico did a great job and I really enjoyed to replicate his trial truck.
You can click on the image below to see the Unimog by Nico71 on his website, instructions are also available.

Nico71 Unimog

Thanks Nico71 for your awesome work!