6x6 vehicles

Here you can find an overview of various 6 wheel vehicles (6x4 and 6x6), sort by there brand name. In case there is a conversion available, it is listed under the brand of the base vehicle. Some of these vehicles may not be longer available, in that case, we do list them for archive purpose.

Bureko

Bureko 6x6

The Bureko is a Hummer inspired off-road vehicle by the Czech manufacture Bureone S.R.O. The vehicle is based on a Land Rover Discovery 4. It is available in a 4x4 and 6x6 configuration.

The inspiration for the Bureko is the Hummer HX concept from 2008. This is one of the last designs the original company did display, before GM did pull the plug on Hummer.

A Bureko starts as a Land Rover Discovery 4, which is stripped down to the chassis.
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Dodge - Ram Trucks

WC62 & WC63

Dodge WC62

These vehicles were produced during Word War II, for the US army. It is based on the WC51. The WC63 does have a Braden MU2 7500 pound winch.

The vehicle was never sold to civilian customers. Some of decommissioned army vehicles have been modified to civilian style vehicles, using a ‘50’s cab.
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Dodge T-Rex

Ram T-Rex prototype

This prototype vehicle was presented in 1997. The V10 powered Dodge Ram 6x6 was a showcase of technology for later vehicles. It never made it into production, despite the fact it was well engineered and journalists did like the way it drives.
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Conversions

Ford

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General Dynamics

DURO 6x6

DURO 6x6

The DURO is a family of modular 4x4 and 6x6 vehicles, designed as a tactical army vehicle.

It was first sold by Bucher-Guyer AG, later by MOWAG and now by General Dynamics.

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IBEX

IBEX

The IBEX is a small volume off-road vehicle build by Foers Engineering Ltd. It is available as a 4x4 or 6x6.

Due to its low volume production, the manufacturer can offer its vehicle in various wheelbases and cab configurations.

The running gear is from Land Rover vehicles, including the V8 petrol and Ford diesel engines used on later Land Rover Defender vehicles.
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IVECO

Conversion:

IVECO Daily 5500

Jeep

Conversions:

Land Rover

Land Rover never had a 6x6 vehicle in its standard catalogue. The factory however did occasionally build 6x6 vehicles on special order.

Land Rover 110 6x6

These vehicles were built by Land Rover special vehicles in the late ‘80 and early ‘90. These vehicles left the assembly line as a stock defender 110 high capacity pickup. The conversion to a 3 axle, 6x6 drive vehicle was done afterwards by the Land Rover special vehicles.
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Land Rover Perentie

Land Rover Perentie 6x6

The Land Rover Perentie is a nickname for the Land Rover army vehicles build by JRA (Jaguar Rover Australia) in the 1980s and 1990s. Its name is derived from Project Perentie, the project by the Australian army to select new army vehicles. This project included vehicles with a 1-ton payload and vehicles with a 2-ton payload.
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Land Rover prototype

Land Rover 6x6 prototype (2007)

Land Rover did display this prototype vehicle in 2007. LR did show the vehicle on different occasions as a cargo transporter and slightly modified as a combat vehicle. This vehicle was an attempt by the British factory to update the Perentie design.

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Land Rover conversions

Over the years, some 6 wheel conversions have been built by various companies.

Discovery conversions

There are a some Land Rover Discovery vehicles spotted. Al these vehicles are one-off conversions.

Range Rover conversions

The Range Rover was a popular platform for conversions at a certain point in time. Many conversions have been build on the first generation Range Rover. One popular conversion was the 6 wheel fire engine. Other conversions targeted customers in the Middle East.

Mazda

BT-50 6x6

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Mercedes

Mercedes G 6x6

Mercedes G 6x6

The G 6x6 is the 6 wheel version of the Mercedes G-wagon 4x4, a vehicle which entered the market in 1979. The 6x6 version is an army vehicle. It’s not sold on the civilian market. The development of the 6x6 version was disclosed in 2007 when Mercedes did participate in a tender by the Australian Army. Delivery of vehicles started in 2012.

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Mercedes G63 AMG 6x6

Mercedes G63 AMG 6x6

The Mercedes G63 AMG 6x6 is special off-road vehicle build in a low volume from 2013 till early 2015. It’s combination of 6-wheel drive, portal axles and 37” tyres make it a competent off-roader. The powerful V8 turbo engine and the luxurious leather interior bring the vehicle to the top end of the luxury car market.
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Mercedes G 6x6 conversions

Lang before Mercedes did offer it’s G 6x6, some companies did offer a 6x6 conversion. These conversions were custom build vehicles.

At this moment, we know of one conversion still available. It’s based on the old model (2017 and older)

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Mercedes Sprinter conversions

The Mercedes Sprinter 6x6 is a factory approved conversion by the Austrian company Oberaigner. This conversion is based on a 2 wheel drive Sprinter chassis from Mercedes.
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The Sprinter 6x4 by IGLHAUT is a tag axle version of the Sprinter chassis cab.
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Mitsubischi

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Triton (Australian version of the L200):

Nissan

Nissan Patrol conversions

Nissan Nevara/Frontier conversions

Sbarro

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The small Swiss company Sbarro made a name building high-performance replicas, sports cars, exclusive vehicles and concept cars. It did also build a small number of off-road vehicles, including a one-off 6x6 version. It’s founder, Franco Sbarro now runs a car design school in France.

The Sbarro Windhawk 6x6 was presented in 1979, it was built on special order.
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Steyr

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Pinzgauer

The Pinzgauer is a family of high mobility vehicles (4x4 and 6x6) by Steyr. The vehicle was in serial production from 1971 till 2000 at Steyr. At that point, the production rights were transferred to the UK. Fist to Automotive Technik Ltd, later to BAE Systems. This vehicle is no longer in production.
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Toyota

Hilux conversions

Landcruiser 70 series conversions

The Toyota 70 (single cab) and 79 (crew cab) series pickup trucks are a popular platform for 6 wheeler conversions, especially in Australia.

Landcruiser 200 Series conversions

The next conversions, convert the 5 door SUV into a dual cab pickup truck.

Volvo

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C304 / C306

The Volvo C303, C304 and C306 are a range of light off-road vehicles, designed for army use. Terrängbil is the name used in the Swedish army, in short Tgb. These vehicles are sometimes called the Laplander, a name which was also used for its predecessor (the L3314). The 6x6 versions of the range are the C304 and C306. This vehicle range was in production between 1974 and 1984.
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