When Mercedes met Fargo
|Take one 1952 Fargo and add ... lots of stuff.|
By sheetmetal, this big flatbed is a 1952 Fargo, a Chrysler brand for Canada and export markets that was closely related to the manufacturer's line of Dodge commercial vehicles. Under that green hood, however, is a six-cylinder Mercedes-Benz OM352 diesel engine displacing 5.7 litres. The OM352 was used in tractors and industrial applications, as well as in the Mercedes-Benz Unimog and other vehicles. The transmission is apparently a six-speed unit from Spanish automaker Pegaso.
Other goodies: hydraulic power steering, air-suspension seats, custom second-row seating and a whole bunch of diamond-plate.
Asking price for what has to be a one-of-a-kind machine: 20,000 CUC, or about $22,500 Cdn.