Mercedes-Benz Pickup Concept Teased Before 25th October Unveiling


The Mercedes-Benz pickup concept will be launched on 25th October; shares same architecture with third generation Nissan Navara

Mercedes-Benz’s first ever pickup truck concept is scheduled to be unveiled on 25th October, and ahead of that the German automaker has released an official teaser image. The pickup has been jointly developed by Daimler and Nissan, and it shares same architecture with third generation Nissan Navara. Name of the pickup is yet to be decided, and rumor suggests it could be christened as Mercedes GLT or Mercedes X Class.

Once entered into production the pickup will be manufactured at Renault’s Cordoba plant in Argentina and at Nissan’s Barcelona plant in Spain. The pickup will be sold through Mercedes’s passenger car division and it is expected to be sold in various markets including Latin America, Europe, Australia and South Africa as well.

Mercedes Benz GLT Pickup Truck

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Test mules of Mercedes pickup has been spied several times on roads. The spyshots of the test mules gave us a little bit of idea how the vehicle is going to look like. It could sport a front fascia similar to Nissan Navara NP300. Incidentally, at Nissan’s Barcelona plant Mercedes pickup will be manufactured alongside Nissan Navara NP300.

The upcoming pickup gets wide headlamps, a muscular thick front bumper, bold alloy wheels. It comes with a double-cab body style, which offers plenty of room inside along with practicality. The interior will sport a luxurious appearance with plush materials.

Mercedes Benz GLT Pickup Truck 2

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Mercedes’s upcoming pickup truck is expected to be priced significantly higher compared to Nissan Navara. In UK the Nissan Navara is sold at a price tag of £22,000, which is equivalent to Rs. 21.15 lakhs. Once launched, the Mercedes pickup could be positioned besides the Volkswagen Amarok.

Spyshots source: Autocar UK