When it comes to rugged off-road vehicles, few can match the Pinzgauer 710m. Originally developed in Austria by Steyr-Daimler-Puch of Graz for military use, the Pinzgauer is named after a hardy breed of workhorse found there. This machine has since become a popular choice for adventurers and off-road enthusiasts around the world. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll take a closer look at what makes the Pinzgauer 710m such a unique and capable vehicle.
The Pinzgauer is one of the most capable all-terrain vehicles to ever be made, while not as fast as an American Humvee, it can carry more infantry soldiers and move faster over rough terrain. The Pinzgauer also has a narrow width, which makes it highly manoeuvrable on tight trails. Our 4×4 710m soft top can carry 10 people, or two standard NATO pallets, it can easily tow 5 tons on-road or 1.5 tons off-road.
The Pinzgauer was designed to be incredibly reliable, mostly mechanical with minimum electrics, so to be easy to fix for the common soldier in the field. It has an air-cooled 4 cylinder 93hp petrol engine featuring dual Zenith NDIX carburettors and a mechanical fuel pump, modest by modern standards, the Pinzgauer’ s lightweight design and gearing make it highly capable off-road. . It also has two oil pumps, so no matter what precarious angle it finds itself on, the engine is never starved of oil.
Design and Features:
The Pinzgauer has a unique design with a central tube chassis with a independent axles for distributing weight and handling uneven terrain at speed. Each wheel is on portal (geared) axles, which raise the vehicle high off the ground for superior all-terrain capability. With a low ratio gearbox, and front and rear differential locks, ensuring all power is able to transfer to any wheel touching the ground, she is absolutely unstoppable in the right hands when off-road!
Overall, the Pinzgauer 710m is an excellent choice for off-road enthusiasts who want a vehicle that is capable, rugged, and easy to maintain. Its unique design and features make it a standout in the crowded field of off-road vehicles, and its reputation for reliability and durability is well-deserved.
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