Last week Mercedes officially confirmed that its upcoming compact SUV will be called the GLK. Mercedes showed a prototype of the GLK yesterday to the press. Mercedes said that the GLK is a smaller version of the GL-Class SUV, with a relatively squared-off exterior.
Spies have now caught the Mercedes GLK hitting the Nurburgring for some performance testing right before it debuts at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September.
The Mercedes-GLK is based on the platform of the 2008 C-Class (much like the X3 is based on the 3-Series).
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