--
 
New Sasol GTC cars set for thrills

The iconic Grand Prix Circuit will present a new challenge to the GTC drivers as they tackle the country’s fastest racetrack on June 16.

Suzuki’s new Swift hatch and sedan in SA

Suzuki kicks off its new model assault with an all new Swift hatchback and standalone sedan called the Dzire.

X-Class has arrived: We're at the launch of Merc's premium bakkie in SA

2018-05-08 14:21

Image: Wheels24 / Sean Parker

George - Mercedes-Benz new X-Class has finally arrived in South Africa. We're driving the new premium bakkie in George.

New bakkie for SA 

In March 2018, Wheels24 revealed how much the four-model line up will cost in South Africa , as well as specifications for the Progressive and Power models. The new bakkie will be launched locally in George.

GALLERY: 2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class

Prices for the new bakkie start from R642 103 for the X220d 4x2 (manual) to R818 340 for the X250d (4X4 Power auto); Auto transmissions are available as an option at an additional R27 025. 

Mercedes SA confirms the top-of-the-range V6 X-Class  will arrive locally later in 2018.


What do you think of the new X-Class pricing? Will it be competitive in South Africa? Email us


We’re out in the Western Cape driving the new Mercedes-Benz X-Class.

A post shared by Wheels24 (@wheels24_sa) on


Mercedes-Benz has raised the bar in the utility market by creating a unique product – the world’s first "premium bakkie".

It says a lot about South Africa’s love of bakkies that the arrival of the new X-Class has been so highly anticipated. Ever since the concept first made its debut, SA fans have been eager to get to grips with Mercedes’ next-generation pick-up.



WATCH: 5 things you should know about the Mercedes X-Class




NEXT ON WHEELS24X
Read more on:    mercedes  |  x-class  |  south africa  |  bakkie  |  new models  |  4x4

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.