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Mercedes-Benz GLT Vs Nissan Navara: A Quick Comparison

Mercedes-Benz is finally unveiling its GLT pickup truck on October 25 in Stockholm. That’s what we learned from the teaser the automaker released recently. The Mercedes-Benz GLT is based on the platform used by the Nissan Navarra. Therefore, most people just couldn’t help but compare the two pickup trucks. It should be reminded though that the GLT which will be revealed a few days from now is still in its concept form, so there is a possibility that the production model might be different from the one shown in Stockholm. Nevertheless, let us discuss the similarities and variations of the vehicles based on what we learned so far about the Vision… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz GLT Video Teaser Released

Mercedes-Benz confirmed through a teaser that it will finally unveil its new pickup truck concept. Called the Mercedes-Benz GLT, the video said the vehicle will make its world premiere on October 25, 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden. The new Mercedes pickup truck is based on the platform of the Nissan Navara but with the signature aesthetics of three-pointed star brand. Based from the tidbits of information shown in the teaser, the frontal half of the GLT appears to follow some of the aggressive styling elements present in the SUVs of Mercedes. When news of the GLT began to surface last year, people were divided about what to expect from the pickup. Some predicted that Mercedes might follow… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Pickup Might Fall Under X-Class

More details about the upcoming Mercedes-Benz pickup truck are slowly emerging. According to Autoblog, the auto might fall under the X-Class or Z-Class range. However, the first mentioned name of its range is the most likely choice. The Mercedes-Benz pickup was initially thought to follow the first two letters of its maker’s SUV models. Thus, speculations floated around that it might be called the GLT. However, new rumors suggest that it might be the X-Class or Z-Class. Based on the source, the X-Class name is heavily favored by Mercedes because it makes the truck sound tougher. The letter “X” could be associated with words such as “extreme,” or it could also… Continue Reading »


Possible Mercedes-Benz Pickup Mule Spied

Industry watchers are already aware of the possibility that a Mercedes-Benz Pickup may be released into the market. Recently, spy photos emerged showing a modified version of a Nissan Navara/NP300 that industry watchers think will be the pickup truck of the German luxury vehicle manufacturer, as shown on a report from Mercedes-Benz already indicated that the pickup truck will be a mid-size vehicle designed mainly for South Africa, Latin America, Europe and Australia. Sales volume in the segment is expected to reach high levels by the end of the decade. It is possible for the vehicle to feature six-cylinder gasoline and diesel engines. They are also expected to enter… Continue Reading »


Will the Mercedes Pickup Truck Look Like This?

When news about the development of the Mercedes pickup broke out, the guys at TopSpeed immediately went to work in order to come up with a rendering of what the truck might possibly look like. The image above just shows their amazing concept of the vehicle. According to the source of the Mercedes pickup truck picture, the rendered photo used a couple of the styling features found on the Mercedes GLE Coupe with a utilitarian twist similar to the Mercedes vans. But, since the subject was a Mercedes pickup truck, the design starting at the rear passenger area of the vehicle going all the way to its back end was morphed a bit. It appeared to follow the form of… Continue Reading »


Official: Mercedes-Benz Pickup in the Works

Mercedes-Benz recently revealed its plan to develop a luxury pickup truck. The project was unveiled by Voker Mornhinweg in Germany through a life-size clay model, according to Wall Street Journal. Based on the report, the Mercedes-Benz pickup will have an estimated carrying capacity of 2,200 pounds. The power of the vehicle will be provided by a four- or six-cylinder engine. Looking at the picture, the design appeared to have some of the styling elements of the GLA-Class and the brand’s vans. The article stated the cabin of the truck will be able to hold up to four passengers, and it will be adorned with opulent leather seats with chrome furnishings…. Continue Reading »


smart for-us Pickup Concept Hits Detroit

Shown live at the Detroit Auto Show was smart’s For-Us concept vehicle. The pickup truck concept is a refreshing departure from the retrimmed and basically repainted smart vehicles that we are growing tired of seeing. But pickup is a generous description for this city vehicle, as it is not much larger than the smart cars we are used to seeing. For motive power, this mini-pickup has a 75-horsepower electric motor run by a 17.6 kW/h lithium ion pack. Smart claims 0 to 60 times in five seconds with a top speed of 80 mph. Charging from 20 percent to 80 takes three and a half hours while 8 hours is… Continue Reading »


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