The much-anticipated V6 version of the Mercedes-Benz X-Class bakkie will flirt with the R1m mark when it’s launched here at the end of November. Following the market launch of the four-cylinder Mercedes-Benz X220d and the X250d earlier this year, Mercedes-Benz Vans SA has announced the pricing of the V6 X-Class X350d, which is now available to order. It will be available in two versions: the Progressive, priced at R904,188, and the Power at R973,188. The standard six-year/100,000km warranty and maintenance plan is included. However, these prices exclude the various optional extras and accessories available — including a canopy, style bars and bed liner — which could tip the price over R1m.

"We are confident that the new V6 X-Class range-topper presents a next to none offering — combining modern design, safety, sophistication and a supreme level of comfort. "The V6 X350d reflects luxury and performance, best characterised by quality engineering and of course, power like no othe...

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