Prepare to read something completely new, when it is about German car maker. Mercedes-Benz is working on the premium pickup truck. This is official, and according to some our reliable sources, new model will come somewhere in 2018. It will be a result of co-operation with Japanese giant Nissan, which already has big experience in designing trucks. New model is expected to be named as 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLT.
2019 Mercedes-Benz GLT design
The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLT will come as all-new model. It will be something completely new, never seen before from German maker of luxury cars. Company works on this model, which is expected to come as premium truck. However, it won’t come as full-size truck, as direct competitor of American machines like F-150, Silverado, Ram etc. It will be smaller. The 2019 GLT will come in co-operation with Nissan. Some of technologies from Japanese manufacturer will be borrowed. According to our reliable source, new model will use Nissan’s parts like frame, axes and body structure. Those are the parts mostly borrowed from new Navara. On the other side, things like sheetmetal, complete interior, engines etc. will be from Mercedes. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLT will come exclusively in 4-door body style, in some kind of crew cab configurations.
2019 Mercedes-Benz GLT interior
The interior should be the key trump of this truck. Cabin will be luxurious, made of highest-quality materials. It will be also more spacious that any other pickup in the class. All in all, this model is expected to come with interior that will definitely rise the standards when it is about pickups. A huge amount of advanced technologies is also expected, in terms of drive-assist, safety and entertainment.
2019 Mercedes-Benz GLT engine
When it is about engines, exact details are still unknown. It is expected that 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLT will be available with various 4- and 6-cylinder engines, both in petrol and diesel variants. It will probably be available with same engines as crossovers like GLE, for example. Also, 2019 GLT will be available both in two- and four-wheel-drive configurations. When it is about transmission, we expect to see 6-speed manual and 7-speed automatic in offer.
2019 Mercedes-Benz GLT release date and price
Exact details about release date and price are still unknown. However, 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLT should be launched somewhere in 2018. When it is about price, base model is expected to go somewhere around 30.000 dollars.