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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 »


For Sale: Custom Mercedes-Benz X-Class Pickup From Chelsea Truck Company with Special Plates

The three-pointed star marque may already have given up on the Mercedes-Benz X-Class, but some tuners are not yet done with the limited-run luxury pickup. Recently, Chelsea Truck Company posted one customized unit of the auto for sale with an optional special license plate. The X-Class is priced at £45,999 ($63,591), but that does not include the “HE11 WAR” license plates yet. The pair of special plates are available for an additional £20,000 ($27,648). The Mercedes pickup truck comes with a couple of cosmetic enhancements that include a new front bumper, hood vents, Panamericana-style front grille similar to the ones fitted in AMG vehicles, protective door guards, flared arches, and… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz X-Class Gets a Dark Military Look

Despite the three-pointed star brand’s decision to ax the Mercedes-Benz X-Class, tuners are still not giving up on it. Recently, Kahn Automobiles released a modified version of the auto with a dark military-inspired design. Currently, Kahn Automobiles offers plenty of accessories for those who want to customize the appearance of the X-Class. However, this particular setup for the right-hand-drive variant of the X350d model is getting plenty of attention because of its very sinister aura. The whole upgrade costs £63,999 or $84,552 based on prevailing exchange rates. It features a tubular metal brush bar and front grille with vertical slats similar to the design of AMG vehicles. The pickup possesses… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz X-Class Gets Wooden Accents Thanks to Pickup Design

Two years ago, Carlex Design’s Pickup Design studio unveiled its Yachting Edition upgrade for the Mercedes-Benz X-Class. Fast-forward today, the company released new updates for its cosmetic kit. This time, it features more faux wood trims than the original. The new X-Class Yachting Edition keeps its two-tone exterior paint in white and brown. The Maybach-inspired wheels are also retained, and so is the wood-lined rear bed. However, Pickup Design made some changes in the front grille of the auto. Instead of the regular factory grille styling, vertical slats were incorporated behind its single louver grille bar that runs across the three-pointed star logo. The new images of the vehicle show… Continue Reading »


Future Nissan Navara to Use Mercedes-Benz X-Class Chassis

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class is already history but it continues to live on, thanks to aftermarket tuners who have taken a fascination with it. The unsuccessful pickup truck of the three-pointed star marque will also leave its mark on the next-generation Nissan Navara. The X-Class borrowed the chassis of the Navara but Mercedes made its own modifications to the vehicle to distance itself from its Japanese roots by integrating its design language and tech. The German automaker planned to integrate its engines into the pickup too but it only came into fruition with the V6-powered Mercedes-Benz X350d and the V8 version of the X-Class never saw the light of day. 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 »


Tuned Mercedes-Benz X-Class Combines Ruggedness with Opulence

Being a pickup truck, the Mercedes-Benz X-Class is imposing due to its muscular look. However, an unnamed Turkish tuner was able to fit the vehicle with several cosmetic upgrades, which put a touch of opulence to its rugged looks. What we have here is a Mercedes-Benz X250d pickup. This particular unit features a black body paint but some of its key areas like the radiator grille, bumper, bull bar, fenders, roof rack, roll cage, side mirror caps and wheels offer a contrasting gold finish. The bull bar of the X-Class shows auxiliary headlamps fixed into it while the roof is fitted with LED lights. A winch can also be found… Continue Reading »


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