Mercedes Pickup Truck Coming in 2017, According to Leaked Road Map

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The Mercedes pickup truck should arrive in late 2017, if this leaked road map is accurate.

The road map, which was acquired by Auto Car, details what the German automaker has in the works for the coming year, including a convertible Mercedes-AMG GT model. It also confirms that Mercedes will launch nine new models and two new Smart models next year.

With the new E-Class sedan introduced this year, it’s no surprise to see the E-Class coupe on the horizon for 2017. There is also a high-riding E-Class All Terrain in the works while the S-Class will receive a facelift. It also appears Mercedes will expand on the GLA crossover lineup with a coupe four-door coupe model, like the larger GLC.

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Most interesting however is confirmation that the Mercedes-Benz pickup truck, expected to be called the GLT, will arrive by late 2017. Spy photographers have caught a prototype testing, so we know it’s in the works. And for those anxiously awaiting a drop-top AMG GT, your wish will be fulfilled with a fabric soft top, similar to what’s found on the SLS roadster.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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  • Frank Yoster Frank Yoster on Jul 26, 2016

    Hahahaah noones gonna buy this over priced thing u call a truck! Im waiting on Jeeps New Pick Up! Benz stick to what u know and let the big boys handle this...or get humilated...its ur choice...!:)

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    • ELGuapo ELGuapo on Sep 22, 2016

      funny, I guess you never have seen the Mercedes G63? Mercedes would destroy Jeep if it decided to build pickups.

  • Nauticalone Nauticalone on Jul 27, 2016

    I hope it has a console mounted gear shifter. Then it would interest me!

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