2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class Finally Revealed

Posh pickup available in three trims; starts at about $44,000 USD

Posh pickup available in three trims; starts at about $44,000 USD

Mercedes-Benz has yet to confirm whether or not the United States will ever see the company’s all-new X-Class truck, but after its debut, which you can watch below, there will likely be a groundswell of requests for the luxurious German truck that Mercedes-Benz won’t be able to ignore.

The X-Class is based on Nissan’s Navara NP300 platform and is capable of hauling over 2,400 pounds (1,089 kg) and tow more than 7,700 pounds (3,493 kg). This makes it slightly more capable and rugged than Honda’s Ridgeline, which is about the same size as the X-Class.

It will be powered by a host of engines, including a V-6 diesel developing between 160 hp and 190 hp, as well as a gas-powered version for select markets. All will feature Mercedes-Benz’s selectable 4MATIC all-wheel drive system, as well as three distinct trim options, including Pure, Progressive, and Power.

Mercedes-Benz has slated the X-Class to go on sale in Europe, Australia, South Africa, and South America next year. And as mentioned above, Mercedes-Benz hasn’t announced whether or not the truck will eventually come to the North America. When it goes on sale in Europe, the X-Class will set buyers back a cool £37,294, which converted to dollars, comes out about $44,000 USD.

Check out the full reveal in the video below.

Source: Mercedes-Benz