Mercedes is known for many excellent qualities, such as style, luxury, and power, but now, it’ll be known for something else. Finally, the all-new Mercedes pickup truck has been revealed.
Who says there can’t be a luxury pickup truck? Mercedes is proving that it can be done. The brand-new X-Class concept is already turning heads and it’s not stopping there. It was revealed in all of its beauty at an art gallery in Stockholm.
When you’re in the interior of the X-Class, it’ll be more luxurious than you could ever imagine a pickup truck to be. You’ll get the same premium material that outfits the inside of every Mercedes, plus a crystal-clear screen with a backup camera and a comfy, flat-bottom steering wheel.
Don’t worry though; the X-Class isn’t lacking any of that pickup truck power! It’ll come with a turbocharged V6 diesel engine that’ll give you plenty of “vroom”. Furthermore, a live rear-axle with spring dampers is there to make your truck even more comfortable and capable when you’re driving off the beaten path.
So far, the X-Class is set to be released in South America, Europe, and Australia. Unfortunately, the United States will have to wait a little longer for this luxurious pickup. Are you excited?
Mercedes-Benz showed off a concept for a high-tech golf cart way back in 2013, and on July 12 of 2016, nearly three years later, the concept became a reality. The Mercedes-Benz Golf Car was built in partnership with golf cart manufacturer Garia and debuted at Royal Troon’s Spectator Village.
The MB Golf Car is the future of golfing. It’s designed in every way to make a golfer’s day on the course easier, from its perfectly angled bag holders for optimum club access to its under-the-seat refrigerator.
Similar in style to a Smart for two besides the door-less sides, the Mercedes-Benz Style Edition Garia Golf Car was designed to combine golf cart and car for the best of both worlds. The car has an integrated touchscreen that gives information about the vehicle, with updates on power consumption and speed, and the game, including a layout of the course and a digital score sheet.
You can even stream music from your phone via Bluetooth. The car has a street-legal max speed of 30 mph and a range of 50 miles on one charge, so you don’t have to worry about the Golf Car running out of juice. Unfortunately, Mercedes-Benz doesn’t plan to release this incredibly cool cart until 2017, once it’s collected market feedback.
AMG will be getting some exciting new upgrades and expansions in the upcoming years. Announced at the New York International Auto Show, the chairman of AMG announced that vehicle sales rose a whopping 40%, leading the Mercedes-AMG brand to expand its lineup.
Although nothing is official yet, according to AutoNews(subscription required) the brand will get roughly 10 new nameplates, based on existing Mercedes models. AMG is known for its high-performance design, making it a world leader in street-to-track automotive design and engineering. Plus, the styling is unparalleled, with sleek curves, carbon fiber, chrome and more. Best of all, the Mercedes-AMG model lineup is notorious for rich engine sounds.
“We’re going to expand our portfolio to 48 different models by the end of the year,” said Tobias Moers, chairman of AMG. “Stand-alone AMG showrooms are getting feasible worldwide. We are going to open up one in Japan, and we’re having a discussion in Australia about that.”
Roughly a dozen dealerships in the US have a dedicated AMG showroom, which will likely see an expansion thanks to good sales. Mercedes announced this number may be expanding to over 100 in upcoming years. We can’t wait to see more AMG models on the road. What do you think of this incredible news? Tell us below!
The Mercedes GLC300 SUV is now available, and that means the former GLK’s spiritual heir is open to be test-driven and reviewed by industry critics. So far, everyone seems to love the GLC300, particularly focusing on its plush interior and luxurious driving experience. Plus, with a price tag of under $40,000 for the entry-level trim with rear-wheel drive, the GLC300 is unusually affordable for a member of the luxury SUV segment.
The large windows and thin pillars of the GLC300 provide excellent visibility and lend an extra air of spaciousness to the already roomy and comfortable interior, which offers premium comforts and amenities such as soft-touch, padded seats, and upscale insulation against wind and engine noise. Plus, since the GLC300 uses the luxury sedan C-Class as a base, that sensation of smooth, car-like maneuverability and performance extends to the SUV. It’s apparent that Mercedes didn’t hold back when making this masterpiece.
The Mercedes GLC300 SUV is, overall, highly customizable, with a number of standard and available features and luxuries. These include everything from standard forward collision warning with automatic brakes to optional leather seats, though the high-quality brown leatherette upholstery comes with the vehicle. That would be too good to pass up on.