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The Hagglunds BV-206 Africa
The BV-206 All Terrain vehicle is an unrivalled transporter for Africa.

Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief

You can access areas that wheeled vehicles cannot..

Tracks and Under Carriage

Rubber reinforced with Kevlar Cord

Amphibious Capability and Recreational Use



No preparation required.
It floats due to the vehicle displacement being greater than the weight, and the tracks propel you up to 4 KPH.
Land speeds up to 55 KPH.
Vehicle Versatility

Power Train

More Than Enough Power

Tracks and Under Carriage

Rubber reinforced with Kevlar Cord

The Hagglunds BV-206 Africa

You are only limited by your imagination for the use of the rear section.

The Hagglunds BV-206



Best for extreme tourism, fishing and hunting




ENGINES FOR HAGGLUNDs BV206



  1. HAGGLUND BV206 Petrol (Gasoline) Version The majority of the BV206's we sell are outfitted with the well proven This engine provides good low end torque and delivers.
    Spares are common and easy to get hold of making the petrol model a reliable and cost effective alternative to the Diesel Engined unit.

    The ford engine as used in the BV206 was originally used in Ford's Consul and Granada range of vehicles having a carburettor systems as opposed to an EFi system, this makes them extremely easy to maintain in the field. Whats the main difference between Petrol/Gasoline and Diesel

    There is no real difference to speak of between a Petrol/Gasoline powered BV and a Diesel BV with the exception of better fuel economy and the fact that a Diesel Engine is a better option if you intend to use the vehicle in it's amphibious capacity.

    With the lack of available Mercedes Powered BV's in the marketplace we have take the step of introducing a re-engining program which involves replacing the Ford V6 Powerplant with a NEW Ford Turbo Diesel Powerplant (Derivitive of the Ford Transit Engine). The engine sits between the driver and the front seat passenger under a noise dampening engine cover.
    The engine is mated to a Mercedes 3 speed automatic Gearbox making an extremely reliable combination.
    We also offer BV206's with a Brand New Ford Petrol Engine installation

  2. HAGGLUND BV206 NEW Ford Turbo Diesel

    With a dramatic reduction in the number of available Mercedes Powered Diesel BV's coming out of military hands we took the step of working closely with Ford in the development of a replacement engine which could be used in place of the V6 Petrol powerplant thereby providing us with a supply of Diesel Engined machines to rival if not better the older Mercedes Powered units.

    This NEW ford Diesel Engine was selected specifically for the role of replacing the Petrol Engine due to it's simple design and lack of complicated electrical components which could be susceptible to the influence of water ingress when the vehicle us being used in it's amphibious capacity.

    The engine went through a substantial program of testing to ensure serviceability and longevity with the vehicle being subjected to the task of carrying heavy loads for long periods.

    This tested both the engine and the gearbox to their limits and both performed satisfactorily

    Because we are replacing the Petrol Engines with these New Diesel Powerplants, there are several additional factors which we have had to take into account.

    The main factor being the cooling for the engine which has necessitated some modification to the cowling and the ducting from the radiator, this again is something which has been resolved through working closely with the OEM.

  3. HAGGLUND BV206 Mercedes Diesel

    Along with the Ford V6 Petrol Engined BV206, HAGGLUND also produced a Diesel engined version using a 5 Cyclinder in-line Diesel Engine.

    The diesel engine being less susceptible to the influences of water ingress during amphibious duties has proven to be the more popular choice for overseas customers where water is a factor in the day to day operations of the vehicle.

    Unfortunately the Mercedes powered machines have become rare in number which is why we have entered into a program of re-engining the Petrol Model using a brand new Turbo Diesel Powerplant.

    There are two versions of the Mercedes powered BV206 being the 5 Cylinder and the 6 Cylinder Model.

    The latter remains the current workhorse of the military and is very rarely seen in the civilian workplace.
    The most noticeable difference between the Petrol and Diesel Models is the Air Filter Box on the front of the vehicle as shown opposite.


THE SPECIFICATION HAGGLUND BV206 ENGINE



Make FORD
Model Cologne Petrol/Gasolene
Cylinders V6
Power 99 KW(132hp) at 4600 1/min
Capacity 2.8 litre
Cooling system closed, with expansion tank
Normal operating temperature 82-97 °C
Lubrication forced-circulation with thermostat-controlled air-cooled oil cooler
Air cleaner dry typ
Fuel Consumption Ca.22 Liter/h

Make FORD
Model 2658 E Petrol/Gasolene * not available
Cylinders V5
Power 100 KW(136hp) at 5200 1/min
Capacity 2.8 litre
Torque 216 Nm at 3000 1/min
Cooling system closed, with expansion tank
Normal operating temperature 82-97 °C
Lubrication forced-circulation with thermostat-controlled air-cooled oil cooler
Air cleaner dry typ
Fuel Consumption Ca.22 Liter/h

Make FORD
Model NEW ZSO 424 RANGE Diesel (NEW INSTALLATION)
Cylinders V4
Power136hp at 4000 1/min
Capacity 2.4 litre
Cooling system closed, with expansion tank
Normal operating temperature 82-97 °C
Lubrication forced-circulation with thermostat-controlled air-cooled oil cooler
Air cleaner dry typ
Fuel Consumption Ca.11 Liter/h

Any standard diesel can be used with this engine
Direct injection combustion system with four valves per cylinder giving excellent fuel economy and low emission levels
Twin chain driven overhead camshafts (hollow) operating the valves via rocker arms and hydraulic tappets
Camshaft carrier to support both camshafts
Aluminium cylinder head in two pieces (reduced height)
Aluminium intermediate housing with separate pressed steel oil pan to increase cylinder block stiffness and reduce noise
Multilayer steel cylinder head gasket
Chain driven oil pump
Combined oil filter and oil cooler
Electronically controlled and chain driven fuel injection pump
Electric fuel lift pump
Electronically controlled EGR system
Engine testing and fault diagnosis can be carried out by means of the WDS analyser via the Data
Link Connector in the wiring loom
Thermo-plastic intake manifold
Integrated turbocharger/exhaust manifold
Central two stage high pressure fuel injectors for improved combustion
Sound deadened steel front cover

Make Mercedes-Benz
Model OM Pre chamber Diesel (old model)
Cylinders V6 Turbo
Power 100KW-136hp to 4600 1/min
Capacity 3,0 litre
Torque 255 Nm at 2400 1/min
Cooling system closed, with expansion tank
Normal operating temperature 80-95 °C
Lubrication forced-circulation with thermostat-controlled air-cooled oil cooler
Air cleaner dry typ
Fuel Consumption Ca.14 Liter/h

Make Mercedes-Benz
Model OM 617.952 turbo diesel (old model)
Cylinders V5
Power 100KW-125hp to 4350 1/min
Capacity 2,8 litre
Cooling system closed, with expansion tank
Normal operating temperature 80-95 °C
Lubrication forced-circulation with thermostat-controlled air-cooled oil cooler
Air cleaner dry typ



HAGGLUND BV206 NEW Ford Turbo Diesel

HAGGLUND BV206 Mercedes 5 Cylinder Diesel

HAGGLUND BV206 Mercedes 5 Cylinder Diesel