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Old 11-13-2007, 10:44 AM
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Unicat VXL 16-HD

Chassis
  • Volvo FH 12 4x4
  • Wheel base 4800 mm (15´9´´)
  • Engine erformance 338 kW/460 hp Euro 3
  • Max. torque 2200 Nm (1622 lb.-ft.)
  • Volvo 6-speed automatic transmission
  • All wheel drive with center differential lock
  • Differential locks for front and rear axle
  • Independent wheel suspension, wheel travel 325 mm ( 13")
  • Hydropneumatic suspension
  • Rear axle steering
  • Disc brakes front and rear
  • Hydraulic leveling system
  • Tires 16.00 R 20 Michelin XZL, tubeless
  • Tire pressure regulating system to regulate pressure while driving
  • 4 chamber fuel tanks, capacity 1015 liters (268 U.S. gallons)
  • Dual fuel prefilter with water seperator
  • Car alarm system
  • Air suspended seats
  • Satellite navigation system (GPS)
  • Additional gauges for engine and transmission monitoring
  • Back eye camera
  • Integrated airconditioner
  • Roof rack with branch guard
  • Crane for loading of spare wheel
  • Searchlights left and right
  • Truck horns
  • Xenon high beam lights
Body Unit
  • Frame assembly
  • 3 point kinematic attachment with main and flex mounts for stress free body coupling to the torsion elastic chassis frame

    Body unit construction
  • Self supporting UNICAT sandwich plate panels of fibre glass composite
  • Panel connections made by adhesive bond to custom extrusions eliminates metalic heat conduction paths
  • Matched thermal coeficients of expansion prevent distortion with changes in temperature
  • Wall thickness 60 mm (2,36´´) with polyurethane foam insulation, 3 mm (0,12´´)
  • FRP outer surface, 2 mm (0,08´´) FRP inner surface
  • Ins. rating 0,44 W/m2 K (0,078 btu/ft h degF)
  • Bottem panel with integrated welded steel frame and surfaces of FRP

    Access to drivers cab
  • Highly flexible waterproof bellows coupling
  • Sliding door to close passage way

    Entrance door and storage compartment doors
  • UNICAT - entrance door and storage doors constructed of fibreglass composite plates and frames
  • Thickness of doors 60 mm (2,36´´)
  • Double sealed doors with heavy duty locks with seal compression
  • Stainless steel hinges throughout
  • Additional retractable bolts at top and bottom of entrance door
  • Safety cylinder locks all keyed alike

    Windows and skylights
  • Burglarproof, scratchproof top hinged sidelights and skylights
  • Double insulated thermal window glass
  • Shutters and moskito nets
  • Windows and hatches electric powered

    Lifting roof
  • UNICAT - lifting sleeping roof with electric drive mechanism
  • Well insulated, expedition proven and maintenance free
  • Electric powered sliding roof above the bed area
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Old 11-13-2007, 10:47 AM
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Interior Lay Out
  • Inner dimensions of the cabin
  • length 6180 mm ( 20´3´´), width 2360 mm ( 7´9´´), height 2020 mm ( 6´7´´)

    Seating Unit
  • U-shaped seating unit with adjustable foldable table on pedastel in the rear of the cabin
  • Seating unit converts to additional double bed

    Office
  • Desk for PC, monitor and printer
  • Swivelling chair for work place

    Beds
  • Double bed with comfortable matresses in lifting roof area
  • 180 x 200cm (5´11´´ x 6´7´´)

    Sanitary room
  • Combined shower and toilet room with door, to seperate from livingroom
  • VARICOR lavabo
  • Hanger cupboard with mirror
  • Also usable as drystorage due to is own radiator

    Kitchen
  • VARICOR countertop with integrated sink
  • Single handle faucet for warm and cold water
  • Soap dispenser
  • 3-flame gas stove
  • Conventional/microwave oven
  • 2 x 120 l (26 gallons) fridge with ***-freezer
  • Kitchen closet with drawers
  • Pull-out cutting board

    Storage
  • Storage space in the seating benches
  • 3 big wardrobes
  • Large outside storage compartments
  • Aluminium exterior storage boxes

    Workmanship
  • All furniture is custom built to the highest cabinetmaking standard out of wood
  • core plywood using heavy duty locks and hinges
  • Materials and finishes may be specified by customer

    Lay out
  • Design and color of floor, walls and ceiling may be chosen by the customer
  • Walls and ceiling are painted with multiple coats
  • Upholstery made of fabric, leather or ALCANTARA
Technical equipment
  • Electrical equipment
  • Custom control panel to control powermanagement and liquide storages
  • Battery main switch, savety cutout, fault current breaker
  • DC power supply by AGM battery bank, automatic I-U regulated alternator and AC automatic I-U shore charger with cell temperature sensing
  • Battery capacity: 24 V 765 Ah
  • Alternator charge rate: 28 V 100 A
  • Shore charge rate: 28V 150 A
  • Inverter 24 V/230 V, max output 10 kW
  • International shore power connectors 230V and 115 V (50Hz-60 Hz)
  • Power plugs for 12 V DC, 24 V and 230 V AC
  • Solar system

    Generator
  • Watercooled Fischer-Panda diesel generator with 4-cylinder diesel engine
  • Cooling-water circulation connected to the engine cooling system
  • Performance: 8 kW
  • Water cooled muffler

    Musik system / TV / Video
  • Music installation with CD-changer
  • Sound system
  • DVD player
  • TV satellite receiver

    Lighting
  • Integrated low voltage XELOGEN lights over the table, kitchen, hall way, shower, storage area and lifting roof
  • Lights for outside storage compartments
  • Reading lights in bed and seating area

    Water supply
  • 800 l (211 gallons) freeze proof drinking water tanks
  • 40 l (8.8 gallons) hot water-heat exchanger
  • Freeze proof waste water tank, capacity 160 Liters (42 U.S. gallons)
  • Water faucets in both bath and kitchen have removable sprayers
  • All components are built due to highest household quality standards
  • All plumbing is insulated to prevent freezing
  • City water connector and outside shower
  • Water filtration system

    LPG supply
  • 2 x 11 kg gas bottles to be serviced from outside
  • Remote controlled management with gas alarm system

    Toilet
  • Porcelain-vacuum toilet with water flushing
  • Freeze proof sewage holding tank

    Heating system
  • Diesel/electric powered warm water central heating (18 kW) with engine preheating system and drivers cab preheating system
  • High radiant heat share due to radiators in living area and towel radiator in bath area
  • Antifrost system

    Others
  • Miele washer and dryer
  • Integrated airconditioner, performance 5 kW (17,000 btu), powered by the generator or shore power
  • Safe
Weights and measures
  • GVWR
  • 15.900 kg (35043 lbs)

    Overall dimensions
  • length 8700 mm ( 28´6´´), width 2480 mm ( 8´1"), height 3900 mm ( 12´10´´)
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Old 11-13-2007, 10:55 AM
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Holy Sh!t ! that thing is awesome! not much to look at from the outside, but i wouldn't mind having one!

please explain the 'Air suspended seats'.....
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Old 11-13-2007, 11:18 AM
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omg i was just looking at their website today!

they have a very nice one for about 800,000 Euros
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Old 11-13-2007, 11:24 AM
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Looks kind of Dakar-impressed.
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Old 11-13-2007, 11:49 AM
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Quote:
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Looks kind of Dakar-impressed.
Same basic vehicles, so that makes sense.
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Old 11-13-2007, 11:56 AM
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Yes, a very cool idea.

It's basically a unimog with an RV in the back. Loads cooler than a regular RV.
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Old 11-13-2007, 05:17 PM
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My friend showed me this one the other day:

UNICAT® - EXPERIENCE
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Old 11-14-2007, 05:30 PM
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cool
looks armored
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