Prepare for the truck from the manufacturer known for luxury cars and as we saw the first photos, 2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class will be a great surprise for the fans and buyers. Although there were some expectations in the past that new truck will be more lifestyle oriented, all facts say that it will be a luxury designed workhorse vehicle with the modern details.
Some experts will recognize a style of the Nissan Navara NP300 and they will not be wrong in that assessment. 2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class was made on the Nissan platform used in making the Navara type, and as the proof of that stand large and recognizable front lights. However, between them is Mercedes grille and a large sign in the middle of it. The amazingly large front end is supported by also large truck and elegantly shaped side with dented doors. As on many other Mercedes models, the impression of the robustness is fulfilled with the large tires and aluminum wheels. It seems that Mercedes tends to start with the new line of the lightweight trucks, similar to Chevrolet Colorado, Toyota Hilux, Ford Ranger and Volkswagen Amarok, while the similarities also share with the already mentioned Nissan and Renault, together with the car platform.
The inside of the Mercedes is always interesting so the same will be inside of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class, too. Knowing that it will have been making in the factories in Barcelona, Spain where the Nissan is made and Cordoba in Argentina like Renault, the trucks will have different interior designs according to the place where it will be made. We know that we should expect highly luxury materials with rich infotainment system incorporated in amazing dashboard made of only premium materials. As on the last Mercedes models, we saw the same rotary dial and touchpad controller system inside of this model, too. All is for passengers and drivers comfort and enjoyment.
2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class Engine
For the strong and large truck as 2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class is it should be used a strong engine. It seems to be a special and unique engine model, made in Mercedes, possibly V6 turbocharged diesel paired with automatic transmission. In order to provide smooth and stable driving even in off-road challenges, the manufacturer has planned live rear axle out back with spring dampers.
As the model which supposed to be on the street during 2018, we can expect that 2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class can be bought at the end of 2017. Buyers from the US will wait for this model even longer since there is no information about the selling of this model on that market for now.