August 15, 2018
Full specs for the brand new six-cylinder Mercedes X-Class X 350 d pick-up have been announced, going to the top of the posh pick-up’s range!
Mercedes vans have confirmed the full specifications for the new V6 powered X 350 d variant of their premium X-Class pick-up. Going to the top of the range naturally makes the new variant the most expensive option in the range, the X 350 d model produces 254ps and a staggering 550Nm of torque. The new engine is hooked to a seven-speed automatic transmission and 4MATIC all-wheel drive.
At 254ps, the X-Class X 350 model is 34ps more powerful than its nearest rival in the form of the Volkswagen Amarok, however both pick-ups are matched on 550Nm for torque. The V6 engine allow the new pick-up to travel from 0-62 mph in 7.9 seconds, a staggering figure in the pick-up segment, it also comes with the brand’s Dynamic Select drive mode switch, which allows drivers to switch their pick-up from Comfort mode all the way through Eco, Sport, Manual and Offroad depending on their requirements.
The Mercedes X-Class also gets a low-range reduction gear with an additional three driving modes the 4MAT setting is for day to day on-road driving, whereas the 4H and 4L options improve the traction of the pick-up in challenging situations. Power distribution is fixed 40:60 front/rear which Mercedes vans say guarantees “improved vehicle dynamics and higher lateral acceleration on the road” in conjunction with “better traction during acceleration”.
The new X-Class X 350 d model will be available in one trim level, the top spec Power trim, stepping up for Pure and Progressive trim levels also available on smaller four-cylinder diesel engines. All X-Class models come loaded with standard features and this applies even more so to Power models which include:
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