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Mercedes-Benz reveals the X-Class Concept

26 Oct 2016 / 0

Mercedes-Benz has just revealed the X-Class Concept that previews is upcoming pick-up truck. The company unveiled two variants of the X-Cass Concept – Powerful Adventurer and Stylish Explorer.

MB X launch

Mercedes says that their pick-up bears the traditional traits of a pick-up-strong, functional, tough and with the capability of going off-road. It is also the first true premium pick-up, it adds. As we’ve said before, the X-Class Concept is based on the same platform that underpins the Nissan Navara and the Renault Alaskan.

MB X-Class

The twin-cab pick-up truck, in the Powerful Adventurer trim features a large grille with the three-pointed star at the centre. The headlamps features DRLs and LED headlamps that should make it to the production variant too. The uni-airdam enhances the width of the pickup and overall, the face looks bold. Notice the winch located at the lower lip of the bumper.

MB X-Class 2

The side profile adds to the butch character of the Concept X-Class with the flared wheel-arches, and the large tyres adding some muscle. Note the blacked out cladding that may be made out of high-grade plastic.

MB X-Class 3

At the rear is an unconventional tail-gate with vertical LED lights. There’s a winch at the rear bumper too. Overall it looks set to take on the wilderness.

Mercedes-Benz X-Class

The insides are swathed in typical Mercedes-Benz luxury with leather and carbon-fibre inserts across the cabin. There’s a fire hydrant stuck onto the dashboard which doesn’t look out of place on the pick-up truck. Other interior bits are typically Mercedes, including the COMMAND system and the air-vents.

MB S E

The Stylish Explorer version looks suited to the urban environment. The distinguishing bits include DRLs above the front airdam, large low-profile wheels and a tail lamp that runs across the edges of the tailgate. Also, the luggage compartment in this variant is covered.

MB SE 2

The interiors appear to be more luxurious than the Powerful Adventurer. There’s a large strip of wood that runs across the dashboard and the entire cabin is covered in dual-tone leather. It also gets a flat-bottomed steering wheel instead of the conventional steering wheel in the Adventurer.

MB SE 3

Mercedes-Benz is expected to offer four and six-cylinder engines, in both petrol and diesel options. A six-speed manual transmission will standard while a 7-speed automatic will be offered as an option. The production version is set to go on sale by late 2017. Key markets include Europe, Latin America, South Africa and Australia.



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