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Video : The New 2012 Mercedes GLK

The previous Mercedes GLK was not a good-looking car, we have to admit it. But after the update or facelift, the GLK is now a beauty — jaw dropping in fact. LED lights, new headlights and alloy wheels, every detail made the car more mascular. We have released the photos of the Mercedes GLK, now here’s a video, one month before the 2012 New York Auto Show where it will be officially launched.

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The Updated Mercedes GLK Officially Presented

There had been lots of spy photos of the Mercedes GLK in the past. Now, the blogging world is ready to share the full details of the car’s update. The changes are not really major, nor subtle. For example, the exterior got a new front fascia, unique tail lights, redesigned highlights with LED and a dual exhaust system located in the lower rear fascia. Meanwhile, the dash has aluminum or optional wood trimming. A new infotainment system can also be found inside, as well as new TFT display, seats and three spoke steering wheel. Choices of two-wheel or four-wheel drive and three diesel and three petrol units are also available…. Continue Reading »

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GLK Diesel To Be Made Available In The U.S.

Acknowledging that diesels are making inroads in terms of acceptability in one of the world’s largest markets, Mercedes-Benz of North America is planning to introduce a diesel GLK, concurrent with its plans to also introduce a diesel-powered C-Class. Today’s crop of diesel engines are far removed from their predecessors, which deserved their reputation as oil burners with their unmistakable clatter. Nowadays, diesel engines rival gasoline engines in terms of smoothness and power generation, while significantly offering higher levels of fuel efficiency with much lower harmful emissions. For the 2013 model year, Mercedes’ GLK diesel model will sport a 2200 cc common rail engine with an output of 170 hp and… Continue Reading »

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China-Made GLK to be Produced on Monday

After Daimler and BAIC’s agreement to expand their partnership in China with more projects, Mercedes- Benz announced that the first China-made GLK SUV will be rolled off in the Beijing Plant on Monday. Ulrich Walker, Chairman of Daimler Northeast Asia commented, “Nothing represents our long-term commitment to China more tangibly than the production of vehicles in China itself: The localized production of further Mercedes-Benz models is an important element of our growth strategy for the Chinese market.” This is the third model that China will be producing, the first ones are the C-Class and E-Class and more will be added until 2015, and they estimate to sell more than 300,000… Continue Reading »

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China’s Mercedes-Benz GLK in 3.0L V6 Engine

In a report about the joint venture with Beijing Benz Automotive Co, Ltd., it was revealed that the GLK SUV will be locally produced in China. Currently, words are spreading that the vehicle will be equipped with a 3.0L V6 engine for the top end model. This is in line with Mercedes-Benz’ goal of pushing the brand from this year until 2012 to be at par with the fast-paced Audi. Introducing a new range of China-made vehicles, the company aims to cater to a wider market by lowering their prices. This will be made possible by making cars in the country thus avoiding high import taxes and also allow customers… Continue Reading »

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Insider Info: Mercedes-Benz Survey asks which of these models do you want in the U.S.?

Concerned loyalists of Mercedes-Benz, kindly be aware of a survey Mercedes-Benz has conducted in its efforts to involve a certain group of individuals in its business plans. The survey, as seen in the photo above, asks several questions on models which the company considers for entry into the U.S. market. Our Insider was not only kind enough to send us a picture of the survey that was handed out but also some information about the mentioned models and their release dates. The models involved in the survey are the following: The CLC-Class 4-door Coupe The GLK, whose next generation is pegged for 2013, will increase its physical dimensions apart from… Continue Reading »

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Facelifted GLK Caught On Camera

Not unexpectedly, a facelifted Mercedes-Benz GLK has been caught in the wild by spy photogs, with only minimal coverings to its refreshed front and rear ends. As usual, only minor updates will bedeck the facelifted GLK, such as LED running lights and headlights with more angular planes in their execution. With its fairly new design, the GLK doesn’t need a major design upgrade or facelift, in the way its older and bigger G-Class big brother needs one. With the facelifted model running down the road, the photographers were not able to catch any interior upgrades, if any. Since the company is still mum on updates to this model, there is… Continue Reading »

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