Would You Spend $122,000 On A Mercedes X-Class Pickup With Maybach-Inspired Looks?

Making its first foray in the segment with the X-Class, Mercedes-Benz believes it has created a brand new niche: that of the premium pickup truck.

Of course, being based on a utilitarian model like the Nissan Navara, somewhat bruises Mercedes‘ narrative, but that’s another story. The Germans claim that the X-Class offers both excellent off-roading capabilities and a luxurious interior, along with an open bed at the rear to haul various cargo.

But how would an even more upscale model look like? Answering this question is Carlex Design, with a complete makeover kit for the Mercedes-Benz X-Class inspired by the brand’s Maybach cars. It costs a whopping €105,000 ($122,634) for the base version, which (at least) includes the cost of the vehicle.

Also Read: First Drive: Is The New X-Class The Mercedes Of Pickup Trucks?

On the outside, the Carlex-tuned X-Class features a front grille and wheels inspired by the Maybach S650 Coupe, along with a carbon fiber body kit. The latter includes new bumpers, wheel arches, rear light frames, roof-mounted spoiler and bonnet cover. Carbon fiber side mirror casings are also part of the package, along with the teak-covered bed and special Limited Edition emblems and stickers.

Opening the door reveals a posher cabin with Recaro seats, leather trim on the seats and door panels, leather and wood inserts in the dashboard and reshaped steering wheel, Alcantara headliner, and more emblems and laser-engraved motifs.

With its extra bits fitted by Carlex, this X-Class is named the Yachting Edition – and while you miss the not-so-subtle lettering on the lower bodywork, you’ll definitely notice that small yacht it is towing.

more photos...
  • Loquacious Borborygmus

    No, I would not waste my money on this period.
    Fify.

  • Honda NSX-R

    Nope, it’s still a fancy Nissan Navara. Just get the regular Navara and save the money. You could get another Mercedes/Mercedes AMG for whatever change you have left.

  • George Taramas

    122.000$ for a nissan navara???? NO WAY!!!

  • PK

    ahaha no.

  • Spyder Hole Fantome

    One word: Ghetto!

    • Christian

      Racist! Reported!

      • Spyder Hole Fantome

        Your mom is racist… and ghetto.

        • Christian

          She does eat a lot of Melon and KFC… God damit, F YOu! Reported to ANTIFA1

          • Spyder Hole Fantome

            I ain’t be sho wair yo Ant Ifa stay, but iffin she gots churchez fry chikkin dhere, dank ewe!

  • Bo Hanan

    Still trying to determine if this truck is real or an inside joke at Merc that got out…

  • TheBelltower

    Stickers, decals, pie-tin wheels, plastic fender flares… evidently Carlex Design called the eleven year old me to find out what “fancy” is.

  • Nordschleife

    Well the answer to this is no. In fact it’s a HELL NO.

  • U8INIT

    Get the strap. #nocap

  • Bash

    No

  • Craig

    No. I would never stop being embarrassed by the fact that I spend $122,000 on a super fancy Nissan pick-up.

  • Fabián Montiel

    It’s all nice until you start it up and hear the mighty sound of the 4-cylinder diesel.

  • Miknik

    Would You Spend $122,000 On A NISSAN Pickup With Maybach-Inspired Looks?

    Here, I fixed that for you 😉

Someone Paid $65k For A BMW E30 325i, Albeit A Rather Nice One

This 325i has just 6,794 miles, but still, $65k is too much for a non-M3 Bimmer.

Taking A Seven-Year Car Loan Is A Really Dumb Decision, Yet Many Americans Do It

The lower monthly payments attract buyers, but they fail to realize the interest rates are much higher.

Lyft Adding 200 Electric Vehicles To Its Denver Fleet

This is Lyft’s largest single deployment of EVs to date, and also the largest in Colorado’s history.

If You Like Audi’s New-Gen A6, Then You’ll Love The 2020 S6

A big, sports-oriented, diesel-powered S6 Sedan sounds like an interesting package, doesn’t it?.

Hunkt Canticie Is Yet Another Chinese Range Rover Sport Knock-Off

The Hunkt Canticie is priced at roughly a tenth of what a Range Rover Sport sells for .

Get One Of The Very Last 2010 Porsche 911 Sport Classics For “Just” $600,000

This is number 237 of only 250 911 Sport Classics ever made and has less than 700 miles on the odo.

Driven: 2019 Hyundai i30 Fastback N Improves On A Winning Recipe

The i30 Fastback N is very similar to the hatch, but manages to haves its own distinct personality.

Nico Rosberg Pits McLaren Senna And 720S Against Each Other

Both the 720S and Senna are powered by twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8s, but each has its own, distinct character.

UAW Strike Forces GM To Scale Back Its Presence At 2020 CES

GM intended to show off a new EV in prototype guise, but will instead have a much smaller presence at the event.

Can The Audi RS5 Sportback Serve As Your Sole Daily Driver?

It sure ain’t cheap, but with 444 HP, sharp handling and decent room, the RS5 Sportback has a lot going for it.