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Carlex Design Unveils Customized Mercedes-Benz X-Class: A Rugged Overlander With Unique Styling

Carlex Design has breathed new life into the Mercedes-Benz X-Class, showcasing an impressive aftermarket upgrade both inside and out. Embodying the spirit of an overlander, this modified pickup boasts a rugged design that is sure to turn heads. With a range of enhancements, Carlex Design has transformed the X-Class into a true off-road beast. Exterior Upgrades Carlex Design has given the X-Class a distinctive makeover, incorporating fender attachments, a tweaked grille, new side steps, and a different rear bumper in its EXY body kit. The addition of a roll bar in the open bed and the inclusion of five-spoke wheels wrapped in all-terrain tires further enhance its adventurous appeal. The… Continue Reading »


The Mercedes-Benz X350d Edition 1 is Out

Mercedes-Benz just rolled out the special model of its pickup truck. It’s called the Mercedes-Benz X350d 4MATIC Edition 1. The vehicle stands out from the standard version of the X-Class with its added accessories that subtly improve its visuals. Exterior The Mercedes-Benz X350d Edition 1 features an exterior paint in “kabara black”. Even the radiator grille and three-pointed star logo have been given a blacked-out look. Adding to the dark persona of the pickup are the black bumpers, handles, fog light encasing, side mirror caps, roof rails, side sills and bed bars. In addition, the protective paint for the rear bed and the hard tonneu cover are in black too…. Continue Reading »


Meet the Gruma Hunter Based on the Mercedes-Benz X-Class

Gruma Automobile recently unveiled its modified Mercedes-Benz X-Class called the “Gruma Hunter”. As the vehicle’s name says, it was made to cater to the needs of professional and leisure hunters. Gruma is an aftermarket shop that specializes in customizing Mercedes vehicles. So when its specialists got their hands on the X-Class, they did a great job in improving the design, particularly the utility, of the pickup. First, Gruma gave the X-Class a dark matte jungle green wrap. The color looks a bit like the one used on the Mercedes-AMG GT R, also referred to as the “Beast of Green Hell”, with just a darker hue. The shop chose the theme… Continue Reading »


Move Over Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6, Here Comes the Mercedes-Benz X-Class 6×6

Carlex Design just released the images of its new project for the Mercedes-Benz X-Class. The Poland-based tuner is taking a page from the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 playbook in order to transform the premium pickup of the three-pointed star brand into a six-wheeler. The Mercedes-Benz X-Class 6×6 is still a concept, and Carlex Design hasn’t released much information about it yet. However, the company hinted that it will be called the “X-Class Exy 6×6”. The recipient of the overhaul is most likely the Mercedes-Benz X350d 4Matic model of the pickup. It is the most potent version of the X-Class by far with a 3.0-liter V6 turbodiesel under its hood. The unit is… Continue Reading »


Volkswagen Bluntly Criticizes the Mercedes-Benz X-Class

Volkswagen Australia once again takes a verbal jab at the Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup. Michael Bartsch, the head of the VW Group in Australia, believes they can do a better job than Mercedes. Bartsch’s interview featured in Motoring voices out the same sentiments raised last year by their head of corporate communications, Paul Pottinger. Pottinger can be recalled saying, “It’s very difficult to disguise a Navara.” He was clearly referring to the level of quality shown by the X-Class, which he thinks is not that different from the Nissan pickup where the Mercedes pickup is based. Bartsch was less blunt when he shot at the Mercedes pickup. He stated that he… Continue Reading »


2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class Pickup Recalled Due to Software Issue

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup is being recalled due to software concerns. The problem stems from the onboard tire pressure monitoring of the vehicle. According to CarAdvice, 57 units of the X-Class are subject to recall. The recall was announced after the vehicles displayed the software error code RY2. The issue prevents the instrument cluster of the pickup from displaying a low tire pressure warning. With that, the driver will not be alerted if the pressure of the tires is below the minimum recommended level. The problem could lead to an uneven tire wear, which could impact the driving performance of the X-Class. The steering and braking would be compromised in this… Continue Reading »


Video Gives Us a Closer Look at the Brabus Mercedes-Benz X-Class

? For a pickup, all trims below the new X350d of the Mercedes-Benz X-Class leave a lot to be desired in terms of performance and styling. That’s the reason why Brabus stepped up and introduced to us their tuning package for the vehicle. The video above provides us a closer examination of what the Brabus Mercedes-Benz X-Class has in store for customers. Fresh from the famous Mercedes tuner’s shop in Germany, Shmee brings provides us a review of the auto. Styling Upgrades The Brabus package only offers subtle changes to the overall design of the X-Class. The exterior of the pickup benefits from a new front grille complete with a… Continue Reading »


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