All-New X-Class Pickup Truck Boasts Impressive Towing and Payload Capabilities

By Product Expert | Posted in Mercedes-Benz Concept Vehicles, Mercedes-Benz X-Class on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 5:31 pm
2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class Pickup Truck Towing & Payload Capacity

2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class Pickup Truck Towing & Payload Capacity

Mercedes-Benz has achieved many automotive firsts throughout its illustrious history, but never before has the German automaker produced a pickup truck. That all changed with the recent debut of the X-Class concept pickup truck, which features the classic characteristics of a star-branded vehicle — design, comfort, driving dynamics and safety, along with impressive pickup truck capabilities.

The new X-Class boasts a payload capacity of more than 2,200 pounds and a towing capacity of up to 7,000 pounds. This is the result of its powerful drive system and tough ladder-type frame. The top-of-the-line model will be powered by a V6 diesel in combination with 4MATIC permanent all-wheel drive. The high-torque engine will provide high driving dynamics for both on-road and off-road use. The all-wheel-drive system will combine an electronic traction system, a transfer case with reduction gear and two differential locks.

READ MORE: What is the Mercedes-Benz 4Matic? 

Mercedes-Benz X-Class Stylish Explorer and Powerful Adventurer

Luxury pickup truck buyers will have a choice of two X-Class body styles: Stylish Explorer and Powerful Adventurer. The Stylish Explorer, painted in a cool elegant white metallic, features an athletic design that takes styling cues from the brand’s luxury SUVs, with a markedly expressive and dynamic appearance. The Powerful Adventurer focuses on the classic traits of a pickup. Featuring a lemonax metallic paint finish, it exudes toughness, durability and off-road capability.

Interior of Mercedes-Benz X-Class

As can be expected from a Mercedes-Benz vehicle, the X-Class features a sophisticated and exquisitely-crafted interior. This includes the perfectly finished high-quality materials and the infotainment system to the ergonomic seating comfort. The modern flair of the cabin features round air vents and a free-standing high-resolution central display, as well as a central controller and multifunctional touchpad. Similar to a smartphone, all telematics functions can be controlled with the touchpad by using gestures or by entering letters and characters.

Feel free to check out the World Wide Motors Blog for more information on the X-Class and other Mercedes-Benz models.

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