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Samil 20 Applications Mk1

The SAMIL 20 4x4 is the ultimate, off-road vehicle. With the "diff locks" on the transfer box and both axles, a short wheelbase and a ground clearance of 460mm, the Samil 20 can go where other 4x4's fear to tread.

Built for the South African Military, Samil trucks are robust, versatile proven.


Samil 20 Mk1 Chassis Cab


Samil 20 Mk1 Lappiespomp


Samil 20 Mk1 Light General Repair (LAD)

Rear Body:Light Aided Vehicle equipped with tools and accessories for the light repair of B Vehicles

Samil 20 Mk1 - Specifications

  • Dimensions
    • Overall Length: 5 692mm
    • Overall Width: 2 438mm
    • Overall Height: 2 820mm
    • Wheelbase: 2 900mm
    • Ground Clearance: 470mm
  • Engine
    • Make: Deutz
    • Model: F6L913
    • Type: Air Cooled - 6 Cylinder diesel
    • Displacement: 6 128 cc
    • Maximum Power (DIN): 94Kw @ 2 800 Rpm
    • Maximum Torque (DIN): 375 Nm @ 1 500 Rpm
  • Transmission
    • Make: ZF S5-35-3
    • Type: 5 Speed synchromesh
  • Transfer Box
    • Make: ZF Z65
    • Type: High & Low range - Differential lock
  • Axles
    • Make
      • Hypoid
      • Front
        • Full loating, double reduction - Ratio 2.92:1
      • Rear
        • Full loating, double reduction - Ratio 2.92:1
    • Differential lock front and rear
  • Masses
    • Tare: 5 500kg
    • GVM: 7 700kg
    • D/T: 14 400kg
    • Payload - Max: 3 120kg
    • Payload - Min (Off road): 2 000kg
  • Brakes
    • Dual hydraulic / air system
    • Exhaust brake
  • Suspension
    • Front and rear - Semi-elliptical leaf spring
    • Shock absorbers front & rear
  • Drive
    • Permanent 4x4
  • Road Wheels and Tyres
    • Tyres: 14.50 R20 12 Ply Mil Pattern
    • Tube: 14.50-20
  • Steering System
    • Steering type: ZF 8065 - Ratio 25:1
  • Key Features
    • Permanent 4-wheel drive - 2 ton off-road playload - "Diff Lock" on Transfer Box & both 460mm ground clearance - proven under combat conditions
  • Applications
    • Art FCP
    • Battery Charger
    • Lappiespomp
    • Office
    • Personnel / Cargo
    • Service Truck (LAD)
    • Tels Repair