Shortly after being updated, the Mercedes-Benz M-Class has come first in one of the most prestigious readers’ votes in the off-road and SUV world. Readers of the motoring magazine “AUTO BILD Allrad” have given this successful trendsetter among today’s SUVs the accolade of “Car of the Year 2008″ in the category covering off-roaders and SUVs costing between 40,000 and 60,000 euros.
The same honour was accorded the Mercedes-Benz GL, which continues to occupy the peak position in the market segment for luxurious Sports Utility Vehicles. This model emerged the winner in the category above 60,000 euros. The awards will presented at the “Auto Mobil International 2008″ motor show in Leipzig.