2018 Mercedes X-Class Release Date & Price – Mercedes-Benz has officially unveiled two concept pickup trucks, which give an indication of how future production version of 2018 Mercedes X-Class model will seem like.
2018 Mercedes X-class release date
Manufacturing of the production version of the car will begin in late 2017. Versions for European, Australian and South African markets will be assembled at the Nissan plant in Barcelona, Spain. Modifications for Latin America will develop an assembly Renault factory in Argentina. There is no data for US market, a minimum of for now.
2018 Mercedes X-Class Design
Let’s start off with the fact that Mercedes-Benz designers have done a great job so that they did not cause significant associations with the Nissan pickup. Navara also had a basis for EU only Renault Alaskan. Unlike French vehicle, the visible differences between the Merc and Nissan are not so obvious. The mid-size truck under “three-beam star” brand has an entirely clear body panels. So far, the X-class is represented in the status of a concept car, but somewhat we believe that production version will not be so incredibly different from the prototype.
The first idea, aimed at X-class design for urban environment – Luxury Attractive Explorer. It has received 22-inch wheels, decorative trimming for the external body and leather trim with wood inserts in the interior. The second concept is called Powerful Adventurer, and it is equipped with off-road tires, the protective bodywork of carbon fiber, a winch, and tow hooks.
Interior of the concepts fully dispels the association with Nissan. Everything is familiar with front panel architecture of the modern Mercedes cars, including round vents and “pad” of multimedia system stuck to the upper of a front panel. There is quite a luxurious finish for the pickup truck as perfectly.
2018 Mercedes X-Class Specs
Mercedes keeps a significant portion of the technical details a secret, but we know that the car is built on the same frame with the use of technical solutions on the Nissan Navara.
The “top-end” version of the car will get a diesel V6, probably Turbocharged, Electronic Traction Control, and four-wheel drive 4Matic with a reduction gear and two locking differentials (inter-axle and rear). The car could load up to 2425 lbs (1100 kg), and a maximum towing capacity will reach 7716 pounds (3500 kg).