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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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Carlex Design Pours Maybach Styling to the Mercedes-Benz X-Class

Compared to the other vehicles of Mercedes-Benz, the X-Class pickup features a more utilitarian design. The exterior and interior of the Mercedes-Benz X-Class may be a bump up compared to the G-Class in terms of its luxurious appeal, but the people at Carlex Design thinks that the vehicle could still benefit from a slew of upgrades in styling and comfort. Recently, Polish tuning house Carlex Design introduced its custom body kit and interior overhauls for the X-Class. The new package called the “Mercedes-Benz X-Class Yachting” costs €105,000 or about $166,000. The amount already includes the price of the base Mercedes-Benz X-Class, which is around €37,000 or $58,600. Exterior On the… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes May Equip the X-Class Pickup with a V8 Engine

Mercedes-Benz revealed that the X-Class pickup may be offered with a V8 engine. However, it only comes under a certain condition. For now, the most potent trim of the Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup is the X350d 4MATIC. The model comes with 255 hp and 550 Nm of torque. That could change though if the German automaker will equip the vehicle with a V8 engine. Frank Schumacher, the person in charge of the Mercedes X-Class development, recently sat down for an interview with Australia’s Drive to discuss the subject. According to the Mercedes exec, they will only offer a V8 version of the X-Class if there is enough demand from customers for the… Continue Reading »

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Famous Mercedes Tuner Brabus Gives the X-Class a Level Up

Famous Mercedes tuner Brabus just released its new tuning package for the X-Class pickup. It gives the Mercedes-Benz X-Class a power boost as well as a few enhancements in its visuals. Styling Overhaul The Brabus package of the X-Class includes a more refined fascia, added air intakes, roof-mounted lights, quadruple exhaust pipes, and 20-inch wheels. Going inside, the upholstery of the auto gets various trims in leather and Alcantara. It comes with aluminum pedals, new door sill design and Brabus badges, too. Previously, we saw Pickup Design’s take on the Mercedes X-Class. The EXY package offered by Carlex Design’s pickup truck division provides the vehicle two versions of wild external… Continue Reading »

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