Mercedes-Benz X-Class launching soon, but would Malaysians accept it? [+Video]

Mercedes-Benz is currently breaking all preceding conventions of the brand, this time taking things up a notch with the all-new X-Class pick up truck. It will share the same platform as the outgoing Nissan Navara and Renault Alaska.

The video below briefly shows the X-Class’ LED headlights and front grille, and it sure looks like a carbon copy of the GLC. The tail lights now don’t look as outlandish as the ones we saw on the concept truck. Mercedes-Benz says the truck will strictly be made as a double-cab pickup, for now.

However, the powertrain and drivetrain will be from Mercedes-Benz, whereas the rear suspension may get a five-link setup for greater comfort. Expect a more luxurious cabin with leather-wrapped seats as well.

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class will make its world debut on 18 July 2017, and could possibly make its way to Malaysia in the future. And when it does, will you buy one?


Travis Chang

Travis Chang

While his day job is as exciting as a certain beige saloon, he knows a thing or two about cars and motorsports. The true definition of motoring nirvana according to him is a clear and twisty tarmac surrounded with mesmerizing vistas, followed with a track list of indie tunes on the stereo. Any cars will do fine, not so for big MPVs which he loathes...
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