VG 1600

VG 1600 in mobile cranes
VG 1600 with 396 mm shaft distance
VG 1600 in fire-fighting vehicles
VG 1600 with 300 mm shaft distance
VG 1600 in dump trucks
VG 1600 in dumpers

Increased action by intelligent power distribution

As little brother of the VG 2000, the VG 1600 offers the same maximum variance regarding equipment options and a shaft distance of 300 mm or 396 mm depending on the customers' wishes. Performance has been optimized for medium-duty to heavy all-wheel drive commercial vehicles which require a technical solution below the VG 2000.


  • The first two-speed transfer case which is directly mounted onto an automatic transmission
  • High input speed up to 2,800 rpm
  • Complete range for medium- and heavy-duty all-wheel drive vehicles
  • Max. input torque 18,000 Nm
  • Compact design and light weight
  • External oil cooling function
  • Mounting possible for up to 2 hydraulic pumps on idler shaft (for emergency steering)
  • Two shaft distances (300 mm or 396 mm) available
  • Suitable for ADM 2 (Automatic Drive-Train Management)
  • Power Take Off available (2,000 Nm)
  • Ratio: on-road / off-road: 0.89 / 1.536