First Look At The Mercedes-Benz Pickup Truck Class X Concept

Oct 27, 2016 05:00 AM EDT | Mariechris Felipe

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Mercedes-Benz Pickup Truck is coming ready to offer a world class quality in the growing pickup market in the US and Europe. The new Class X Concept that brings the future pickup as scheduled was revealed last Oct. 25, wherein the prototype model that was shown in the presentation is said to look very similar to the production model and is set to arrive in dealerships on 2017.

Two Mercedes-Benz Pickup Truck Revealed

Mercedes-Benz has chosen to show two distinct proposals of the Class X Concept during its presentation. A clearly oriented move to a supermini environment to places far from the big city version where countryside and mountains and harsh environment will be its main target, according to Autoblog.

In the first Mercedes-Benz Pickup Truck model, known as Stylish Explorer, one can see a pick-up whose exterior is painted in a fresh white tone metallic finish. It offers a contrast between its true personality and some details that seek to show a more sophisticated and technical side. A design that seeks to mimic the big cities while offering a lot of power. Looking at the front, it draws attention to its familiar SUV look of the German firm add up a bonnet so bulky and piercing headlights. The flared wheel arches provide certain spunk too

The Mercedes-Benz Pickup Truck model known as the Powerful Adventurer focused more on the adventurous driver and will get all off-road capabilities. It has a more rustic image thanks to the huge tires, fenders and wheel arches coated carbon fiber, metal hook and the front and back protection. At the rear, both models show the typical chrome molding of the SUV from Mercedes.

Looking around the interior of Mercedes Class X Concept, the first model combines warm and cool tones. Mercedes-Benz seeks to convey all his elegance and craftsmanship with finishes that are sure to impress. Nubuck leather upholstery brushed aluminum detailing as well as a multifunctional touchpad can be seen. The second more adventurous model opt for a design in which carbon fiber matte and metallic surfaces are the key materials. For the upholstery, it has opted for a napa leather shiny black, according to Cnet.

Equipment and powertrains

Despite being a Mercedes-Benz pickup truck, the brand has stressed the importance of the equipment in the Class X Concept therefore one can expect standard equipment to the latest in Infotainment and comfort, highlighting the possibility of hosting space for up to 5 occupants, multimedia system with remote connection via the internet and multiple driving assistance and safety systems with a great display of ultrasonic sensors, cameras, and radar.

On the mechanical side, it will use a 4.0-liter engine and six cylinder V6, all of which are associated with a system of all - wheel drive 4Matic, automatic transmission and two differential locks (center and rear). The Mercedes pickup truck is capable of supporting up to 1.1 tons of payload, while can tow up to 3.5 tons.

The new Mercedes Class X is ready for distributions late next year. It will be manufactured at the plant that Nissan has in Barcelona Spain and is expected to sell out great. Watch the class X presentation below:

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