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Samil 50 Applications - Mk1

The Samil 50 4x4 is a genuine, off-road, workhorse. Capable of transporting a 5-ton payload almost anywhere. With "diff locks" on the transfer box an both axles.

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


Samil 50 Mk1 Technical Bin

Rear Body

  • Dimensions: 4 800mm x 2 500mm
  • Containers for spares: 2 mounted in front
  • Crane: 2,5 t/m elephant trunk in centre
  • Spare wheel mounted inside body under crane
  • Canvas cover


Samil 50 Mk1 Radio Bin

Rear Body

  • House-type body
  • Equipped with bins and racks for the storage of spares for radio repairs


Samil 50Mk1 Recovery (Springbok)


Samil 50 Mk1 Refuse Collection

Rear Body

  • 15 m3 refuse tipping body
  • Compacting of refuse by means of tipping action


Samil 50Mk1 Mobile Shower

Rear Body

  • A 4,5m type removable container with steel body (lower half) and telescopic roof with flaps for top half mounted on twist-locks and equipped with three petroleum liquid gas draw-off water heaters and pumping plant.
  • Eight individually operated shower heads with 12 volt independently powered lighting is provided.

Samil 50 Mk1 - Specifications

  • Dimensions
    • Overall Length: 7 820mm
    • Overall Width: 2 450mm
    • Overall Height: 3 020mm
    • Wheelbase: 4 900mm
    • Ground Clearance: 355mm
  • Engine
    • Make: Deutz
    • Model: F6L413
    • Type: Air Cooled - 6 Cylinder diesel
    • Displacement: 9 572 cm3
    • Maximum Power (DIN): 141 Kw @ 2 500 Rpm
    • Maximum Torque (DIN): 632 Nm @ 1 600 Rpm
  • Transmission
    • Make: ZF S5-65
    • Type: 6 Speed synchromesh
  • Transfer Box
    • Make: ZF Z65
    • Type: High & Low range - Differential lock
  • Axles
    • Make
      • Magirus 340H
      • Front
        • Mp 5t (Standard) Ratio 6,331:1
        • (Heavy Duty) Ratio 6,193:1
      • Rear
        • Mp 10/13 Ratio 3,103:1
    • Differential lock front and rear
  • Masses
    • Tare: 6 340kg
    • GVM: 12 400kg
    • D/T: 18 400kg
    • Payload - Max: 6 060kg
    • Payload - Min (Off road): 5 000kg
  • Brakes
    • Dual hydraulic / air system
    • Exhaust brake
  • Suspension
    • Front and rear - Leaf spring
    • Shock absorbers front & rear
  • Drive
    • Permanent 4x4
  • Road Wheels and Tyres
    • Tyres: 14.00 R20 18 Ply Mil Pattern
    • Tube: 14.00-20
  • Steering System
    • Steering type: ZF 8065 - Ratio 25:1
  • Key Features
    • Permanent 4-wheel drive - 5 ton off-road playload - proven under combat conditions
  • Applications
    • Personnel / Cargo
    • Cargo
    • Service Truck
    • Water / Fuel Tanker
    • Recovery
    • Refrigerator
    • Shower Unit
    • Office
    • Bridge Transporter
    • Bin Tech