Would you believe that the mammoth Sport Utility Vehicle above, called the Beijing Auto BJ100, was based from the China-made Mercedes GLK? According to CarNewsChina, the chiseled vehicle was indeed based from our beloved SUV with the three-pointed star logo. The BJ100 debuted at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show in its concept form. The targeted production of the SUV is next year. The source claimed this abomination was made by Beijing Auto, and its platform utilized the one used by the Mercedes GLK that is manufactured in China by Beijing-Benz. The production version of the Beijing Auto BJ100 will also make use of the 2.0 turbo and 3.0 V6 petrol engines found… Continue Reading »
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A new spy shot by WorldCarFans revealed a new Mercedes-Benz vehicle that could very well be the next-generation GLK. The vehicle’s large frame easily gives away its model. Larger and More Sporty A few months ago, Mercedes introduced the 2014 GLA which was also crossover. In order to be distinct from it, the Mercedes GLK spy shots show that it will carry with it a larger size. In addition, it revealed that the next-generation Mercedes auto will have a more stretched and wider wheelbase than its predecessor. The hood appears to be elongated and the axle seems to have been pushed forward as well to house the longer wheelbase. The… Continue Reading »
The GLK was one of the most anticipated Mercedes-Benz models since it was launched at the New York International Auto Show last April. Because of its great interior and new equipment options, car enthusiasts became excited over the compact SUV. The design of the car was updated, assistance systems levels were raised and engines were made to be more agile. The exterior was redesigned which made it more sharp-looking and dynamic. All these, will be seen in the new GLK that rolled off the Bremen plant last June 1. Head of Mercedes plant in Bremen, Andreas Keller said, “Our compact SUV is a hit with customers: Since its launch in… Continue Reading »
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.
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 »
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 »