Mercedes-Benz Concept X-CLASS Unveils First New Pickup

Posted: Oct 26 2016, 2:42pm CDT | by , Updated: Oct 26 2016, 10:01pm CDT , in Cars & Vehicles


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Mercedes-Benz Concept X-CLASS Unveils First New Pickup
  • Market launch in late 2017
  • Two design variants, one message: the first true premium pickup
  • The X-Class: powerful engine, high ride comfort, and exemplary safety

Here’s all the details about the Mercedes-Benz Concept X-Class new pick up bearing the three pointed star.

Mercedes-Benz has recently revealed the design and details of the X-Class pick up concept. It is said that the vehicle will be market ready and will be launched in the year 2017.

The pickup truck is said to be the need for company’s sustainable global growth in all the aspects of vehicle making. The key targeted market areas for this X-Class pick up will be Europe, Latin America, South America and Australia.

The X-Class pick up concept was revealed in Stockholm. According to the company, the premium vehicle is supposed to offer the best of both worlds. The Concept X-Class is supposed to illustrate the powerful adventurer icon and performance.

The company is aiming to introduce a pickup in its form which has the strength of a classic pick up and excellent styling. The company is making sure that extra attention is paid to mobility, agility, off road drive and strength of the vehicle.

The X-Class is supposed to be a true Mercedes in the matter of style, comfort, design and drive. Mercedes-Benz is making its self the first company to offer a strong Pick up having all the strength and agility of a desired pick up offer it with the most comfortable drive ever. They are planning to introduce a vehicle that will be a family vehicle with an attractive design and will also have space for at least five people.

The pickup will be launched officially in late 2017 under the banner of Mercedes-Benz X-Class.

According to Dr. Dieter Zetsche of Mercedes-Benz:, "With the Mercedes-Benz pickup, we will close one of the last gaps in our portfolio. Our target: we want to offer customers vehicles matching their specific needs. The X-Class will set new standards in a growing segment."

"We will open up and change the segment of mid-size pickups – with the world's first true premium pickup for the modern urban lifestyle", says Volker Mornhinweg, Head of Mercedes-Benz Vans. "Our future X-Class will be a pickup that knows no compromise. Ladder-type frame, high-torque six-cylinder engine, and permanent all-wheel drive are compulsory for us. As an added value we bring safety, comfort, agility, and expressive design – in other words, everything that distinguishes vehicles bearing the Mercedes star. We will thus appeal to new customers who have not considered owning a pickup before."

"The Concept X-CLASS design variants interpret the hallmark brand design idiom of our SUVs in a most expressive form, and embody the dichotomy of our design philosophy: they are hot and cool", says Gorden Wagener, Head of Design at Daimler AG. "With its progressive design the powerful adventurer expresses cool modernity and thirst for adventure, while the stylish explorer on the other hand uses pure emotion to provide a tangible experience of modern beauty."

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