Wait, what? Mercedes-Benz X-Class to be discontinued, report suggests

The X-Class didn't even get off to a good start in the markets it was available in.

Owners of the Nissan Navara-based pickup could easily wheel in a pair of bicycles into the bed of the X-Class and call it a day. The three-pointed star's pick-up truck will be dropped from the marque's product line-up in light of profit warnings according to sources at the brand, Automotive News Europe reported.

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Carlex Design has unveiled an eye-catching bicycle rack for the Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup truck. Only 16 700 units of the Nissan Navara-based pick-up were sold previous year in Europe, Australia and South Africa combined, sources say. Stuttgart had ruled out the United States as a market as that is the domain of the full-sized pick-up truck. The pickup, which boasts more luxurious features inside than the Nissan it's based on, has reportedly been a tough sell with its $41,000-plus starting price at current exchange rates.

One interesting thing you may not immediately notice about the roof rack is that the rear portion actually doubles as a ramp whose tilting mechanism is electrically controlled through a remote. Remember, although this is a Mercedes-Benz, the X-Class was vying for space in markets the Ford Ranger and Volkswagen Amarok fill quite well.

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