This Massive Unimog U500 Is the Ultimate Insane Mercedes Pickup Truck

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Doug DeMuro

Пре 29 дана

The Unimog is the craziest pickup truck ever -- and specifically this Unimog, which is the ultimate truck. Today I'm reviewing this Unimog, and I'll show you all the quirks and features of the Unimog. I'm also going to drive the Unimog and review the driving experience of one of the most unbelievable trucks in history.
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Oscar Пре 42 минута
The beacon button is for when the vehicle has a beacon mounted on it and you wanna switch it on/off
Marien Hospers
Marien Hospers Пре сат
The "power" outlets you mention at the front and rear. Are not electrical but hydraulic lines
CrazyDingoMan1 Пре 3 сата
The ports on the back of the truck are hydraulic lines most likely hooked up to the trucks transmission.
Iron Knight
Iron Knight Пре 5 сати
Hell Doug, why did you grap the uglyst model? Most common Universal Motor Gerät (full name) are sqare an have edges. Even in germany this Thing is ugly. The Unimog is one of the Best german inventions. It is unbelievable versitail, strong and insanely offroad usable
Bartłomiej Top secret
Bartłomiej Top secret Пре 5 сати
How about new shoes?
Andrew Lyon
Andrew Lyon Пре 7 сати
Hey Doug, you been hitting the green my man?
Zach Potter
Zach Potter Пре 7 сати
hey Doug, wouldn't it be a harder task to get the bad wheel up in to the bed. roiling the Mo Fo off the bed would be easy unless of course you happened to be pointed up hill
Heiko Jakob
Heiko Jakob Пре 7 сати
LOL Can't belive Doug DeMuro missed the most quirky feature of the U500. The movable steering column to switch the vehicle between right and left hand drive.
Martin McDonald
Martin McDonald Пре 9 сати
Those door window grooves are perfect for speaker installation.
ntme9 Пре 10 сати
How much did it sell for?
Edwin McDonald
Edwin McDonald Пре 10 сати
Those "electrical connections" are the PTO connections. Like as in tractors and skid steers.
Truckin' with Aaron
Truckin' with Aaron Пре 10 сати
The button with the "spare tire on a pole" is actually for the heated mirrors
Henk Glimlach
Henk Glimlach Пре 12 сати
What did he smoke before making this video?
Lil_legalo Пре 13 сати
There’s a unimog for sale in my town in Canada bc and it’s listed as “unspecified object”
spacex Tesla Roadster gaming
spacex Tesla Roadster gaming Пре 15 сати
Mercedes-Benz Unimog U500
the beach house crew
the beach house crew Пре 16 сати
It's not a pickup truck....... It's an agricultural vehicle.... Lol
Søren Kaas
Søren Kaas Пре 18 сати
Doug... Look I love you're videos but I lost it when you explained what seat air suspension is😂
Edmond de Bour
Edmond de Bour Пре 19 сати
What no donut tire !! My dune buggy had the same stile gear down rear axel from a VW bus with large 4X4 tires
Stalewater 24
Stalewater 24 Пре 20 сати
Whats so funny Doug?
Alex Wong
Alex Wong Пре 20 сати
What's so funny dude? u just can't stop laughing lol
Ro Män
Ro Män Пре 22 сата
Number one post-apocalyptic vehicle!
veljudzic Пре дан
This man is creepy
Jo Randar Holmøy
Jo Randar Holmøy Пре дан
Those power outlets on the front are not electrical, they are hydraulic. Its the same thing that tractors have to move stuff around.
Hideki Tojo
Hideki Tojo Пре дан
Why are doug's hand movements so soothing?
Teletraan 2
Teletraan 2 Пре дан
He sounds so silly. Settle Down!! Tone it down.
Mustafa Stokely
Mustafa Stokely Пре дан
Okay, am I the only one to notice you were in essence driving and rating a German-version tractor, (mistakenly calling it a "pick-up" truck?!) There are countless implements that "hook-up" to this behemoth, (and yes, those connections front-and-back are not for you to power an external AC while you rough it out in the woods, but to connect to those implements!) I am always puzzled that people can purchase such a thing in the US, without even knowing what it really is. (They plow fields, they mow grass off autobahns, etc., they clear snow off of roads, etc., etc.) Yes, this is really a huge (and decidedly expensive) tractor! Clever people, these Germans, and well, it shouldn't surprise you that their version of a tractor would end-up looking like a proverbial Swiss Army Knife on gigantic tires-and-wheels! If you want something to compare to the massive American freight-trains (pick-up trucks,) you should choose the G-wagen. This (!) (I am now trying to sound like you! :D ) on the other hand, is NOT a pick-up truck, but a tractor. (Now please write that on a blackboard 50-times!) :D By the way, I very much enjoy watching your channel, (though I do not always agree with your ratings!) :D
MapleBalls Пре дан
As a truck driver I respect that middle sun visor. I think you need to check out some commercial trucks or tractor trailers, this wouldn't be so funny. Just normal stuff.
Kyle Ernst
Kyle Ernst Пре дан
I hate to say it Doug, but those outlets are useless in the USA.
morningstaR x
morningstaR x Пре дан
Wait until Doug finds out about 18 wheelers.
Ahmed B
Ahmed B Пре дан
So nobody told him to stop laughing or put some bass in your voice please
Rafi Meitiv
Rafi Meitiv Пре дан
You should do a Sherp
Alexandre Pelletier
Alexandre Pelletier Пре дан
that was a button for the heated side mirrors idk how you missed that its not a tire its a mirror
wyskass Пре дан
Doug would call a farm tractor impractical and insane, because it doesn't have a passenger seat and a trunk.
B.B. Society
B.B. Society Пре дан
Fancy gloryhole
M D Пре дан
The hanging tire button looks like heated side mirrors.
Petrík Пре дан
Nigga?! You've finally made me laugh. Legendary piece. One love one love
Tony Fischer
Tony Fischer Пре дан
Unimog means: UNIversal MOtoren Gerät - Universal-Motor-Device ... and that says it all This here is only the Crew Cab version of the more utility version of a utility truck. There are many other versions and : The Unimog is "THE" german workhorse! Nearly every thing you can do with this truck. military, plow truck, argicultural truck, extreme offrod, street cleaning, off road survival camping, mining, fire fighting and and and When others stop, this truck begins tho work! Type unimog and extreme at google or youtube and be amazed.
crazy observations
crazy observations Пре дан
You should get a CDL Doug so you can review more commercial trucks.
Paul Woelke
Paul Woelke Пре дан
This was a weird one. It's just a utility truck. I guess the "funny" part is that it's by Mercedes? I mean, Lamborghini also builds tractors...
Max Schmidt
Max Schmidt Пре дан
You dudes in the USA should finally learn that CUPHOLDERS ARE NOT A THING OUTSIDE USA. Some German brands add them and they become more popular. But those "cupholders" are definitely never be meant as cupholders.
Co2 Пре дан
the tire hanging button is heated mirrors
Robert Pressley
Robert Pressley Пре дан
I want it as a daily driver lol
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Mithsereg Пре дан
Unimogs aren't slow pickups, they're fast tractors.
Sebastian Kayyalackakom
Sebastian Kayyalackakom Пре 2 дана
That is the first time I am seeing u in sweater
Izzy Bystrov
Izzy Bystrov Пре 2 дана
So the tire with the pole is to fold your mirrors in because in europe there are really small streets where you need to put your mirrors closer to the truck or else you might hit something with your mirrors, and the beacon button is for your orange flash spinning lamp found mostly on top of the truck and behind in the right or left corner off the bumper to let people know you are heavy loaded
Mr Jaxon
Mr Jaxon Пре 2 дана
Did Doug find some weed in this truck? He's laughing.....alot!
OIR Пре 2 дана
Am I the only one who enjoys cars but does not enjoy Doug demuro. I like my cars quirky not the host.
jo Пре 2 дана
Ya know what would be awesome, if Doug actually asked the owner or salesperson what all these awesome buttons and stuff are and what they do before he goes on to tell us what they do. Yeah, some stuff is obvious and common sense, but I’ve also watched a couple of his vids where he gets things wrong when he thinks he knows what they actually do do.
Shogun of sorrow
Shogun of sorrow Пре 2 дана
I love how excited he is.
RJ’s Kennel
RJ’s Kennel Пре 2 дана
Doug has to be the ugliest RStoolssr ever 😂
jasper426 Пре 2 дана
This thing would be so fun to do a road trip in with friends (minus the gas mileage)
Brian F.
Brian F. Пре 2 дана
Buyer be aware, this is at least a class B vehicle, depending on how long of a trailer you may tow. Also you will need an air brake endorsement.
rodneygivens89 Пре 2 дана
40 minutes of douchy laugh talking.
Alex B
Alex B Пре 2 дана
Bid to 131k but didn’t sell. Yikes
John caldwell
John caldwell Пре 2 дана
what the fuck is this"
Justa Bone
Justa Bone Пре 2 дана
Whats up with the hole in the steering wheel lol
forzahellrizing Пре 2 дана
I don’t think I’ve ever seen a vehicle that makes Doug look short
Fighting Gravity
Fighting Gravity Пре 2 дана
why does the bed tilt sideways when it has that rack in the back
Limon Ortega
Limon Ortega Пре 2 дана
Old vehicles are gross tbh
chrisian90947 Пре 2 дана
21:26 not power connections but hydraulic connections. come on man.
KrankerHase Пре 2 дана
.. this Unimog Version can change from LHD to RHD and back on the fly if u order this function from Mercedes ^^ ...
Wolf Heilmann
Wolf Heilmann Пре 2 дана
universal motor engine. I used to drive one 40 years ago, with previous gearbox, all manual. It had gears 1 through 8. Plus a switch for forward and backwards. And a switch for reducing speed to one fourth. Meaning, you had a total of 16 gears forward and 16 gears backwards. 8+8 speeds for road, but you normally used 3, 5 and 7 on the road. And 8+8 gears for off road. We had winch in front and back, plus crane with passenger cabin to lift up to 30 m height. Plus a field drill for drilling manholes 3 m deep, 80 cm diameter, for foundations of buildings.And you had the switch for the differentials. There was almost no terrain where you couldn't get through.
ChriZ GaGuRoShoMo
ChriZ GaGuRoShoMo Пре 2 дана
Brabus built a 500 Black Edition of the Unimog. Maybe that one would be more your style, Doug. XD
Andrew Thompson
Andrew Thompson Пре 2 дана
deepmarsh Пре 2 дана
I hate the out of breath laugh.
Pandelis Menegakis
Pandelis Menegakis Пре 2 дана
This guy is having fun
Sam Chiu
Sam Chiu Пре 2 дана
Turned OFF the sound, too irritating. Bad review 👎👎
SGC Пре 2 дана
It blows your mind that mercedes makes that truck and I live in Culiacan Mexico where the city buses are mercedes.
Robert Smith
Robert Smith Пре 2 дана
It’s the perfect vehicle for a zombie apocalypse, lol
Matthias Dongus
Matthias Dongus Пре 2 дана
I watched a documentary about the Unimog a while ago and this conversation stuck in my mind: presenter: "So what is the average life expectancy of a Unimog?" Unimog official: "We don't know that yet. It has only been in production for a little over 70 years."
Ted Ned
Ted Ned Пре 2 дана
Yet we arent allowed the fun trucks because of fucking California amd all their bullshit......
Szoke Barna
Szoke Barna Пре 3 дана
Ohh my god this guy is so annoying. Shut up and breathe, and please stop joking you aren't good at. Ones I muted I could enjoy the UNIMOG
Daniel Donovan
Daniel Donovan Пре 3 дана
That reveal doe
Faithful God
Faithful God Пре 3 дана
The ultimate car review.😍😍😅🙌
Sergey Kozlov
Sergey Kozlov Пре 3 дана
Такой должна быть шишига
carl Rodmart
carl Rodmart Пре 3 дана
Doug the outlets on the front and back are air lines not electricity
Jeff Wang
Jeff Wang Пре 3 дана
America: *Beats Germany in both World Wars* Also America: *Loves massive trucks* Germany: "And I took that personally"
Eternal Extrapolations
Eternal Extrapolations Пре 8 сати
@tom cawthorn The AI starts new fashions and tracks the adoption of the trends it sets. Like bell bottom trousers and skinny jeans, they're an indication of who follows the instructions given to them.
tom cawthorn
tom cawthorn Пре 12 сати
What’s with this new trend for scripted comments? Where did it come from? Why are none of them entertaining?
matthew kenny
matthew kenny Пре 3 дана
i like all the attachments for this. just imagine using a snow blower on this
FaceKidNoise 1
FaceKidNoise 1 Пре 3 дана
Johnny Knoxville
Johnny Knoxville Пре 3 дана
11:36 is heated mirror.
John Johnson
John Johnson Пре 3 дана
“On the passenger side door you’ll notice you have a circle, and inside that circle, a hole!”
Derek Laing
Derek Laing Пре 3 дана
Stop laughing like an idiot and tell me about the truck.
dudewhosaysarrh Пре 3 дана
Fun fact about Unimogs and their durability: Mercedes Benz still keeps stockpiles of spare parts for Unimogs made in the 1950ies. A curator of the Unimog museum at Mercedes Benz once was asked whether it wouldn't be simpler just to cannibalize old models which were broken beyond repair, to which the curator simply answered "Of course, but the problem with that is- it has never happened so far."
dudewhosaysarrh Пре 3 дана
A sideways tilting truck bed is actually quite common for this type of vehicle since in Germany they are often used in roadworks. If you have a truck bed full of gravel it is far more efficient to park parallel to the hole, dump the gravel in and pull away in order to go an fetch the next load, than to back up and make a 90 degree turn blocking two traffic lanes in the process. BTW: the beacon switch in the console is intended for an optional warning beacon which can be fitted to the vehicle. Unimogs are platforms for a variety of specialized vehicles, from construction site trucks, agricultural tractors to towing vehicles , fire trucks or military field ambulances. Depending on the intended use you have to be able to fit two different kinds of beacons to the vehicle. Blue for emergency vehicles such as fire trucks and ambulances and orange for slow moving vehicles which might pose a traffic hazard, such as road inspection and construction vehicles.
Seth Pacholko
Seth Pacholko Пре 3 дана
Electrical outlets yeah sure would have taken 2 minutes to realize those at hydraulic implement outlets
matthew4388 Пре 3 дана
Would’ve loved to watch the whole video but couldn’t stand his stupid giggling when he talked about absolutely anything!
Jimmy F.X.
Jimmy F.X. Пре 3 дана
Nice truck for museum to show
Arschkarten Paule
Arschkarten Paule Пре 3 дана
*1)* By using the *"donkey-switch"* you can drive at a lower speed with the same engine speed. Then you can for example use certain attachments or increase the pulling force, the *"rabbit-switch"* is used for normal *road operation* *2)* The *button over the left power window switch* is for using *rotating beacons / lightbars* (by the way: the switch right of it is to switch on the *power take-off* - that transfers mechanical power from the engine to other equipment) *3)* _..."the button that looks like a tire hanging on a pole"..._ is simply the *mirror heating.* It is really embarrassing when you cannot interpret even the simplest symbols (for which even an average intelligent person does not need any operating instructions) and which Mercedes has made especially understandable for *every* one... And - by the way: This is *no* "pickup truck" but a *truck!* Or do you seriously mean, this vehicle would comparable with vehicles like a Ford F350, Dodge Ram, or Chevy Silverado...??? It has a reason, why the vehicle papers identify the Unimog as a *truck* in Germany, while *pickup trucks* here simply called *cars* (and so also usually identified as such in their vehicle papers). But at the latest when it comes to *air brakes,* and *the tipper,* it should be clear also to the last ignorant that it is a real *truck* - in this case even a three-way tipper (I´m not sure if this is the right translation for it - in Germany it´s called "Dreiseitenkipper", that means that the charge can be tipped off in 3 directions: to backwards, to the left, and to the right)! A short extra-info to the *name* of the Unimog ( which is an *acronym:* ), and the development of this *truck:* *Unimog* means *UNIversal-MOtor-Gerät* (what translated means *Universal motor device* - this is exceptionally exactly the same meaning as in German / this is also the German wording) and was conceived immediately after the Second World War, originally as a purely agricultural vehicle. But very soon the Unimog turned into a special type of truck for military use, municipal use, forestry, and countless purposes of use more - *worldwide.* In the USA this truck so would be named Unimod, if the name components would be converted 1:1 into an English name. And - last but not least - the "power connections" (...) at the front and on the back: These are *hydraulic* connections, for connecting *hydraulic* attachments and / or operating external *hydraulic* devices such as log splitters, earth drills, and countless more things!!! *Holy crap...* - that all really nearly *hurt* me...!
Zack Brown
Zack Brown Пре 3 дана
They also left the window crank circle and hole there in case the power windows stopped working
Jose Fernando Madriz Arce
Jose Fernando Madriz Arce Пре 3 дана
Jaja the Unimog ist funny, but is a hard work truck. Is a very strong vehicle.
S7VAN Gaming And Unboxing
S7VAN Gaming And Unboxing Пре 4 дана
I'd say the f650 is better because it has much more comfortable and reasonable rear seats than the unimog. And more amenities too
Christoph Friedrich
Christoph Friedrich Пре 4 дана
You definitely need to come to Germany, to the Unimog Museum, and test the newer Mercedes Unimog of the U-5000 series. The Motto of the Unimog is : we can go almost anywhere in the world and where we can't go you definitely need a boat or Plane.
Miguel Mota
Miguel Mota Пре 4 дана
waiting for doug to start reviewing military tanks
Anders Tomperi
Anders Tomperi Пре 4 дана
I’ve used a Unmog for work and there’s absolutely nothing better when the going gets though, except maybe a tractor, however that doesn’t offer the utility of a Unimog. We always compare vehicles by how bad a place you can get t stuck in, and this just takes the cake. Also the power outlets Doug is presenting seem to be hydraulic, not electric
SwingerVic Пре 4 дана
its not that funny....nobody cleaned the coffee stain off the steering wheel
Dirty Javier
Dirty Javier Пре 4 дана
Ugly ass truck lmao.
Leslie Vernon
Leslie Vernon Пре 4 дана
You have to review the sherp. Its amphibious!
Chase Gipson
Chase Gipson Пре 4 дана
Hey Doug, those are not electrical connections on the front and rear. Those are hydraulic connections.
Crypt O
Crypt O Пре 4 дана
I sound the same when I’m trying to tell a funny joke
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