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Showing posts with label Mercedes-Benz X-Class. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Mercedes-Benz X-Class. Show all posts

Monday, February 3, 2020

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class is Ending Its Production This May

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class is dead. After reports coming out of Europe last year, the three-pointed star’s first foray into the pick-up truck segment will officially cease in May, and all production will wrap up by June of this year. The reason? Failing to live up to sales expectations.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Goodbye, Mercedes-Benz X-Class

A more luxurious interior and a three-pointed star for a badge aren’t enough to save what’s basically a tarted up Nissan Navara. A report coming out of Europe says the Mercedes-Benz X-Class is not long in this world.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

An Eye on Design with Mercedes-Benz's Wini Camacho

“Their designs were going down in quality,” recalls Winifredo Camacho when he first entered Mercedes-Benz some 20 years ago. “Designers were overworked and it showed.” A result of the German luxury automaker’s aggressive product expansion plans then, Wini, as his friends call him, had his work cut out. He remembered how from just the three basic model ranges (C-, E-, and S-Class), Mercedes-Benz designers suddenly had to design double the number of model ranges. It necessitated a top-down rethink; one that Wini’s an integral part of.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Mercedes-Benz Launches Its First Pickup Truck and It's Generally Meh (w/ 21 photos, Specs)

Mercedes-Benz was supposed to rock the premium segment with its first-ever pickup truck: the X-Class. After showing it off as a “concept” late last year, they’ve finally unwrapped the Nissan NP300 Navara-based production model. And you know what? It’s just meh.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Mercedes-Benz's Concept X-Class is a Vindication That The NP300 Navara is Good

Out there, Nissan is toasting to the vindication of their NP300 Navara platform as it finally wears a badge you’d least expect: Mercedes-Benz. That’s right, after going through almost every conceivable luxury niche, the world’s biggest premium automotive brand is now lending its badge to the pickup segment and the Concept X-Class gives the world a glimpse of what to expect.