Mercedes Pickup Truck Concept Will Debut in an Unexpected Place

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The Mercedes-Benz pickup truck will be previewed in concept form on October 25.

According to the German automaker, the concept will preview the design direction of the production pickup truck, that is believed to be called GLT. The Mercedes-Benz pickup truck is the result of a technical partnership between parent company Daimler and Nissan and is expected to share its platform with the Nissan Navara, which is sold as a midsize pickup in other markets.

Spy photographers have caught what is believed to be the GLT testing, sporting a similar size as the Navara but with a different front grille design. Based on the teaser image the German automaker has shared, the concept will keep the crew cab configuration that photographers caught on the prototype.

SEE ALSO: Here’s What the Mercedes-Benz GLT Pickup Truck Could Look Like

The Mercedes-Benz pickup truck was confirmed last year and the company said it was a move in response to global demand for midsize trucks. Look for the concept to debut October 25 in Stockholm, Sweden.

Premiere of a rising star.
On October 25, 2016, #MercedesBenz will present a new car class: #MBPickup "The Concept".

— Mercedes-Benz (@MercedesBenz) October 21, 2016

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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 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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