This may be the last opportunity to purchase a Mercedes-Benz X-Class; poor sales and new emission restrictions mean that Mercedes is pulling the plug on its short-lived pickup.

Sometimes you need a break, so while we were busy elsewhere, we sent Chris Johnson from Yorkshire Gritters to a farm to try out the latest Unimog vehicles…

Mercedes-Benz X-Class X250D Power review

The Mercedes-Benz X250D Power is one of the more popular models of the X-Class, which features the smaller and more fuel-efficient 2.3-litre engine in the well-equipped ‘Power’ trim. The X250D is only available with the respected 7-speed automatic and the part-trim 4WD system. Mercedes-Benz X-Class Power specification The X-Class PowerContinue Reading

Mercedes-Benz X-Class review

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class is one of the newest pickup trucks on the market, having been launched at the back end of 2017. By far the most luxurious and expensive pickup on the market, the X-Class is only available as a double-cab although there is a choice between a 2.3-litre (X220DContinue Reading

Mercedes-Benz X-Class v Volkswagen Amarok

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class and Volkswagen Amarok are the pickups that sit at the premium end of the market. With prices starting at £27,310 and £25,600 (plus VAT) respectively, they’re far more expensive than the other vehicles in the segment – but which vehicle should you put your money towards? ExteriorContinue Reading

Mercedes-Benz X-Class v Ford Ranger

Mercedes-Benz X-Class v Ford Ranger. The Mercedes-Benz X-Class is now in dealerships up and down the country, and the German manufacturer is hoping to steal some market share from well-established names. The Ford Ranger is the UK’s best-selling pickup, but is the newest kid on the block good enough toContinue Reading

Mercedes-Benz Unimog U5023

For those transporting heavy loads across extreme terrain, you’d be hard pressed to find a vehicle more suitable than the Mercedes-Benz Unimog. We put the larger U5023 model to the test on the arduous Gaggenhau test track on the edge of the Black Forest. Background Over its 70 years, theContinue Reading