Mercedes-Benz Hexawheel Concept

New Designers 18 May 2010
Mercedes-Benz Hexawheel Concept

The Hexawheel concept is a design study of an extreme off-road vehicle which combines a six-wheels layout and a flexible frame with a Mercedes-Benz-inspired design language. It was designed by Iranian engineer Siyamak Rouhi Dehkordi.


Created by Iranian mechanical engineer Siyamak Rouhi Dehkordi, the Hexawheel Concept is an extreme three-seater off-roader targeted to adventurous customers and people who need to move in extremely diffficult conditions and terrains.

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Mercedes Benz Hexawheel ConceptInspired by the jointed structure of insects, the Hexawheel is capable of overcoming large obstacles thanks to its flexible frame, which is combined with a six-wheels layout and an all-wheel-drive system.

The frame has two degrees of freedom and is operated with a hydraulic system; the diesel engine is coupled with a flexible hydraulic power transmission system.

Th main dimensions are a total length of 4.8 meters, two equal wheelbases of 0.95 meters and a ground clearance of 46 cm, while the weight is equally distributed among the three axles.

The exterior design uses angular shapes and an industrial look, interpreted for the Mercedes-Benz brand.

About the Designer

Siyamak Rouhi Dehkordi is a 35 years old Mechanical Engineer from Iran. He is currently working in at Iranian car company Saipa-Zamyad.

His Ferrari Zobin design study has been presented by Car Body Design in November 2008 and viewed more than 16,000 times.

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  • email: siamak.ruhi@gmail.com
  • phone: 00989133813064

(Image Courtesy: Siyamak Rouhi Dehkordi)

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