Merc reveals V6

diesel X-Class


Mercedes-Benz X 350d, 2018, front
Mercedes-Benz X 350d, 2018, rear

THE V6 diesel powered version of the Mercedes-Benz X-Class pick-up will cost from £38,550 when it arrives in the UK in November.

Powered by a 3.0-litre engine developing 258bhp and with 550Nm of torque, the V6 X-Class will be available in double-cab body style and all will be four-wheel-drive with seven-speed automatic transmission.

It will be available only in top range Power trim with Pure and Progressive grade vehicles now available only with the 220d and 250d engines.

Inside, the X 350d 4MATIC comes with eight-way electrically adjustable driver and front passenger seats, which are heated, as standard.

There's also a leather steering wheel with gearshift paddles and cruise control, artificial leather and microfiber upholstery, and a leather-effect dashboard with top stitching, complimented by an aluminium interior trim.

The X 350d sits on 18-inch six-twin-spoke light-alloy wheels and also comes with heated washer fluid jets as standard.

As well as a full set of driver and passenger airbags and thorax bags, as well as window bags on the front and rear pillars and a driver knee bag, the X 350d 4MATIC also includes Active Lane Keeping Assist, radar-based autonomous emergency braking, Traffic Sign Assist, Hill-Start Assist, Downhill Speed Regulation, a Thatcham anti-theft security package and a load securing rail system.

Onboard technology sees the X 350d fitted with a seven-inch high definition screen, rotary controller with touchpad, Bluetooth audio and media interface, with DAB digital radio and pre-installation for Garmin MAP PILOT included.

Also included is the Mercedes Me Connect standard services, featuring call automatic emergency response, breakdown, and maintenance management.

COMAND Online can be specified from £1,470 excluding VAT, with Garmin MAP PILOT as an alternative option, which can be included for £405 before VAT.

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