Why Hyundai's Santa Cruz bakkie could be everything Merc's X-Class wasn’t

2020-02-06 04:30

Mercedes failed badly with its X-Class. But will Hyundai do much better with its own double-cab bakkie?

DRIVEN: Can the Mercedes X-Class redeem itself as a premium bakkie? We drive it in Albania

2019-09-30 15:17

Wheels24 correspondent Charlen Raymond drives the Mercedes-Benz X-Class through some of the harshest conditions on the planet.

Nissan to build next-gen Navara in SA: Could more bakkies be built locally?

2019-04-24 09:22

The next Navara will roll off Nissan's new assembly line in Rosslyn, Pretoria in 2021. Could three more bakkies also be built there?

Retro road test: Sure we have the X-Class in SA but the Mercedes E-Class bakkie is one for the ages

2018-08-08 19:00

"Before X-Class there was a single cab E-Class," writes Lance Branquinho as drives a priceless Mercedes-Benz bakkie icon.

Mercedes-Benz unleashes new 190kW X-Class V6: Here's all you need to know about the most powerful SA-bound Mercedes bakkie

2018-06-29 00:03

Mercedes-Benz has debuted its most powerful version of its luxury bakkie yet - the X-Class V6. The new 190kW six-cylinder bakkie is headed for South Africa!

Rolls-Royce and Isuzu SUVs, Merc's bakkie and more: Here's your new models wrap

2018-05-12 09:55

Mercedes-Benz X-Class, Toyota Etios Sport and Isuzu mu-X are just some of the models to hit the SA market this week. And we tell you more about the Rolls-Royce Cullinan. Check out all the new models here.

Why Mercedes decided to build a double-cab bakkie

2018-05-10 08:45

Many owners now justify their double-cabs as a family vehicle.

What could set the Mercedes-Benz X-Class bakkie apart?

2018-05-08 09:54

'What will really differentiate the Mercedes-Benz X-Class is not pricing or specification,' writes Lance Branquinho.

Mercedes X-Class, Isuzu MU-X... Top new models we're looking forward to in May

2018-05-03 05:30

Five models will be launched in May, take a look at what's coming from Mercedes, Isuzu, Volkswagen, Ford and Toyota.

New Mercedes X-Class: Could the X220d cut it as a farm bakkie?

2018-03-22 09:16

"Expensive but capable. Could the X220d cut it as a farm bakkie?" asks Lance Branquinho.


Here are three major reasons why the Mercedes-Benz X-Class failed

2020-02-02 06:00

Following reports that Mercedes-Benz will seize production of its X-Class, we list possible reasons why the German automaker made that decision.

SEE: World's first premium bakkie - just how many X-Class models were sold in 2018?

2019-07-24 13:15

In 2017, Mercedes-Benz launched what it called the "world's first premium bakkie" but there are questions about whether it is a sales success.

Most powerful Mercedes-Benz X-Class yet: Range-topping V6 bakkie arrives in SA

2018-11-30 12:09

Mercedes-Benz launches its most powerful X-Class bakkie yet - the new V6-powered X350d.

DRIVEN: Mercedes-Benz performance X-Class V6 – the most expensive, powerful Merc bakkie yet

2018-06-29 10:22

'Due in South Africa early next year, the X350d will be the apex of local double-cab ownership,' writes Lance Branquinho as he drives the new Mercedes-Benz X-Class V6.

Most powerful Mercedes bakkie yet: New X-Class V6 bakkie for SA

2018-06-20 07:23

Mercedes-Benz is launching its new X-Class V6 in Slovenia this week. Here's what we know about the new bakkie headed for South Africa.

REVIEW: Can the Mercedes-Benz X-Class bakkie perform as a daily, family vehicle?

2018-05-11 07:00

'The biggest highlight about driving the new Mercedes-Benz X-Class bakkie, is the look on everyone's face when they realised what they were seeing,' writes Janine Van der Post.

New Mercedes-Benz X-Class – dawn of the ‘premium bakkie’ in SA

2018-05-08 20:00

The South African bakkie market could be radically transformed with the launch of the new Mercedes-Benz X-Class. Will the premium bakkie be a success locally?

WATCH: 5 things you should know about the Mercedes-Benz X-Class bakkie

2018-05-08 05:30

Mercedes-Benz launches its new X-Class in South Africa this week. Here's 5 things you should know about the new bakkie.

New Mercedes X-Class for SA: A bakkie-trip through time

2018-05-01 09:45

With the highly-anticipated Mercedes-Benz X-Class expected in South Africa in May, we reflect on the history of the new bakkie.

Geneva show: Mercedes to debut X-Class V6 bakkie

2018-03-02 05:30

Mercedes-Benz will debut its new X-Class V6 at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show in March.

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