2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class, Spy Shots Reveal Technical Specs Of The Most Anticipated Pickup

Mar 15, 2017 12:14 PM EDT | Audi Mae

Two of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz X pickups were captured in their camouflage winter weather testing. The Mercedes-Benz X Class spy shots showed a mid-size truck with a front end with LED headlights and a wide metal grille. The posh pickup also comes with lower front hood and a muscular bumper.

According to Car Scoops, the Mercedes-Benz X features a petite roof rack. The upcoming trucks come to a four-door cab that offers five-passengers seating. It comes with a great sliding rear window beneath the twin fuel tanks. It is equipped with twin-turbo V6 diesel engine.

The Mercedes-Benz unveiled that the pickup will be capable of carrying a 2,400-pound payload and tow up to 7,700 pounds. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class will be designed in Spain and Argentina for the markets outside the United States. The company is considering locations to build the version of the upcoming pickup to avoid the massive border tax imposed on imported vehicles.

According to Car Advice, the Mercedes-Benz X-Class shares its platform with the Renault Alaskan and Nissan Navara. It will have a wider track with unique five-link rear suspension. It comes with a great chassis that will support the exclusive Mercedes-Benz engines.

The engines will provide an output of 195 kW of power and 620 Nm of torque. The vehicle will feature a similar engine to Volkswagen Amarok V6. The power will highlight a range of four and six-cylinder units, which offering a towing capacity of 3.5 tons.

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class released date is expected later this year. Many fans are hoping the X-Class to be the most power adventurer and stylish explorer. The powertrain of the X-Class will be more impressive with a plug-in hybrid (PHEV). It comes with three-pointed star vehicle active dampers for a better rear suspension. It also features an impressive coil spring to deliver a unique kind of ride.


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