The long-rumored Mercedes-Benz pickup is one step away from reality, but its fate in the United States remains undecided.
As the midsize truck market explodes around the world, luxury carmakers are wanting a piece of the ever-expanding pie. It’s a logical transition as traditional midsize trucks such as the GMC Canyon and full-size trucks like the F-150 Lariat have become essentially luxury trucks in workhorse clothing.
A luxury-branded truck makes sense, and the Mercedes-Benz X-Class will be the next to hit showrooms around the world. The question is will, and should, Mercedes bring it to the States?