2016+ Nissan Navara | Mercedes X-Class | Renault Alaskan

Discussion in 'Auto News' started by R1600Turbo, Jun 3, 2014.

  1. Joey D

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    Is that what's rumored to be the next Xterra?
     
  2. R1600Turbo

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    Xterra elsewhere, not here.

    I wouldn't be surprised if that is a hint of the new Pathfinder.
     
  3. 05XR8

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    We get the X-Trail, but haven't seen anything about this new model.
     
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    X-Class pricing(AUD)

    2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class pricing*
    X220d Pure Cab Chassis RWD $45,450
    X220d Pure Pick-up RWD $46,400
    X220d Pure Pick-up 4Matic $50,400
    X250d Pure Cab Chassis 4Matic $51,450
    X250d Pure Cab Chassis 4Matic (a) $54,350
    X250d Pure Pick-up 4Matic $52,400
    X250d Pure Pick-up 4Matic (a) $55,300
    X250d Progressive Cab Chassis 4Matic $53,950
    X250d Progressive Cab Chassis 4Matic (a) $56,850
    X250d Progressive Pick-up 4Matic $54,900
    X250d Progressive Pick-up 4Matic (a) $57,800
    X250d Power Pick-up 4Matic $61,600
    X250d Power Pick-up 4Matic (a) $64,500
    *Excludes on-road costs
     
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    That camper extension is abominable.
     
  7. Joey D

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    Glampers everywhere rejoice!
     
  8. 05XR8

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    Nissan to study Raptor rival
     
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    First drive V6 Benz X-Class to be most popular popular
     
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    Finally saw one during the morning school run. Front looks like a Mercedes for sure. Similar to an E-Class from a couple years ago.
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    As far as how awesome the truck looks cool overall outside, I'm not digging its utilitarian interior at all although it's still acceptable. Nissan could have made it more premium by offering more soft pads over hard plastics and a design would fit such sporty looking truck.

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    Btw, it already has an SUV twin, too. It came out last year, around 4 years after the Navara launched first.

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    Well really, just what did they expect?! I've seen maybe 5 in total and they offer so little extra over any of the other similar offerings in the class.

    In Exeter at least, they were sold at the Commercial dealership, well away from the car dealer site.
     
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    Well, I think it's a good looking truck with premium amenities inside but it doesn't hide the fact that it's still a borrowed model from Nissan, only that it's fitted with round badges by MB, as well as having their usual styling cues on it.

    So it's not a true masterpiece made by themselves from scratch at all. Nevertheless, I also liked the unique V6 TDI on this one, something that's not offered yet on both siblings from Renault and Nissan.
     
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    Seen quite a few of them here, but I suspect our market isn't big enough to sustain the model.
     
  17. 05XR8

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    Hey! Saw my second X-Class while en route to a quarry. A black one entering a cattle/farm paddock, in the little town of Paterson.

    As Mustafur posted, I'd think the Australian market would be keen on these.
     
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    Saw a dark grey X-Class in my neighborhood. Just need to see a silver one, to complete the resale value color palette.
     
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    An X-class work ute just drove past me. Couldn't get my phone out quick enough(after just putting it in my pocket!). White with black over fenders. Racks sticking out of the bed and cloth tonneau cover. No signage though.

    Really weird if MB are discontinuing it. I figured the Australian market would buy them and it shows, from what I've been seeing.
     
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    If an SUV variant of the X-Class exists, I wonder if'd look much better than the Pathfinder's current Navara-based successor.
     
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    MB just released a 7-seater SUV. Probably the size of a Macan. It's not ugly(to me).
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    It looks like a crossover similar to Hyundai's Santa Fe but lower, also somewhat reminiscent of a station wagon. What I'm wondering about is an SUV based on the X-Class platform.
     
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    I got you. I'm going off looks. What style would MB choose? Like the GLB or the GLS?
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    Or something similar to that Navarra SUV with chopped top?
     
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    Maybe something like the G Wagon? Just kidding. :lol:

    If they'd like, my guess would be something significantly larger that has a body-on-frame platform like the Toyota Land Cruiser or the Nissan Patrol Y62. But I highly doubt that because of the presence of the new GLS. ;)
     
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    Just saw a white X-class with black AMG GT3 style stripes. It's not a bad looking ute. Shame it didn't take off like the Amarok.
     
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    You know, I saw for the first time in Australia, an F-150 Raptor. It was silver and I thought it looked different to the Ranger Raptor. The main thing wasn't to just the notable size difference, it was that I'd had black over fenders. Made it look like a Baja racer.

    A baby Titan would make sense. There's a Navara(Frontier) Sport model sold here. Don't know how many Nissan are selling, but making the next model look more like the Titan, would probably get more people in the showrooms.
     
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    The Ranger Raptor has the Same Fenders.
     
  29. GTV0819

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    Would it be different compared to the current D23 NP300 Navara pickup in the markets today? I just hope the interior gets a premium treatment this time compared to the utilitarian interior of the latter.
     
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    People don't go into the showrooms for the Titan itself. :lol: IMO it's not a bad looking truck but I don't share an opinion with most it seems. Chevy takes the cake when it comes to ugly trucks right now...

    As far as the Frontier goes, I haven't seen it yet so I can't comment on the design, but I do know it'll be on the current frame with new engines and transmissions. And it's actually not coming until 2022.