About Farol UnimogFarol Unimog are a UK Distributor for Specialist Off-Road Vehicles and Trucks
Farol Unimog Partnership
Mercedes-Benz has announced the appointment of Farol Ltd as a franchised Unimog Dealer. The move represents the first, important step in a new strategy designed to raise the profile and boost sales of the legendary off-roader in Britain. The deal was concluded between Farol Managing Director Matthew Vellacott and Bernhard Dolinek, who recently took up the position of Head of Special Trucks – Unimog at Mercedes-Benz UK. Farol’s appointment coincides with its 40th anniversary.
About Farol Ltd
This family-owned company operates from state-of-the-art headquarters in Milton Common, Thame, Oxfordshire, with other depots in Byfield, Northamptonshire; Hinckley, Leicestershire; Midhurst, West Sussex; and Shefford Woodlands, near Hungerford, Berkshire.
A £70-million turnover business, Farol represents premium Agricultural Machinery brands such as John Deere and Manitou, and has also diversified over recent years into Golf and Grass, as well as Plant and Construction equipment.
Senior members of the Farol team have already undergone product and systems training by the manufacturer, with more planned for members of its 18-strong sales force, as well as technicians, parts and warranty staff. The new Dealer will also be commissioning a number of vehicles for demonstration purposes.
The Mercedes-Benz Unimog enjoys an unrivalled reputation, earned in some of the world’s harshest and most remote operating conditions, as the ultimate off-road vehicle. The range comprises three core variants.
All Unimogs have 4×4 chassis with single rear wheels, which follow the track created by the front wheels. Gross weights vary from 7.5 to 16 tonnes, and engine outputs from 156 hp to 300 hp, while there are two standard cab designs for implement carrier and truck versions, as well as a crew cab option for trucks.
The Unimog is in a league of its own: designed solely to achieve maximum performance – 24 hours a day, every day. The Unimog is a true, long term partner to meet the highest targets of productivity, efficiency and cost-saving.