Tag Archives: Mercedes-Benz GLK

Mercedes-Benz GLK to get Bluetec diesel variant in 2012

According to Mercedes-Benz USA President Ernst Lieb, the GLK compact SUV will see a diesel variant in 2012. “We’ve got the GLK coming,” Lieb told Ward’s Auto on the sidelines of the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show. He also confirmed that the next-generation C-Class sedan will share the 2.2L 4-cylinder clean-diesel Bluetec engine when it […]

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Question of the Day: 2011 BMW X3, Audi Q5 or Mercedes-Benz GLK

Here it is – the 2011 lineup of compact SUVs, Crossovers or whatever you want to call them. BMW yesterday announced official pricing on the new reengineered and redesigned 2011 BMW X3 so we figured it’s finally time to ask a question we’ve been waiting to ask for a long time; which of the following […]

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Brabus GLK V12: Mercedes-Benz GLK gets 750-hp, top speed of 200 mph

German based tuner Brabus is all about power and breaking world-records. The company has just dropped its latest creation, the Brabus GLK V12, which sets a new speed record for a street-legal SUV. Brabus threw in its BRABUS SV12 R Biturbo 750 engine in the GLK, helping it producing an eye-watering 750-hp with a peak […]

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2010 Motor Trend SUV of the Year Contenders revealed

It’s that time of the year again – when Motor Trend picks the “Motor Trend SUV of the Year” for the year 2010. Last year’s award went to the 2009 Subaru Forester. It seems as though this year, Motor Trend has focused most of its attention on luxury SUVs. Either way, stay tuned for the winner who […]

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Too many high-end Mercedes-Benz GLK models driving customers away

According to Ernst Lieb, CEO of Mercedes-Benz USA, the company has adjusted option packages on the new GLK compact SUV to help it deal with an oversupply of high-priced versions. Lieb said that Mercedes-Benz USA ordered to many high-end models for January’s U.S. launch date. “We planned production in June and July of last year, […]

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2010 Mercedes-Benz GLK Pricing Announced

Remember the Mercedes-Benz GLK SUV? Yes, it’s the SUV you saw earlier this year at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show and if you happened to join your significant other for the most popular chick flick of the year, Sex and the City, you saw some rich lady driving it too. If you’re interested in getting one and wondering […]

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2010 Mercedes-Benz GLK goes unconventional at SEMA 2008

Prior to the 2008 SEMA Auto Show, Mercedes-Benz launched the “Tuner Challenger” a competition for tuning firms to show their skills with the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class compact SUV. Four interpretations are being shown including the RENNtech GLK Pikes Peak Rally Racer, BRABUS Widestar, Boulevard Customs’ GLK Urban Whip and Legendary Motorcar Company’s GLK Rock Crawler. The base […]

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First Mercedes-Benz GLK delivered to customer

While it may not be as exciting as the first Nissan GT-R being delivered to a customer, Mercedes-Benz handed over its first unit of the new GLK compact SUV to 29-year old Magdalena Dietz. Dietz, an entrepreneur and PR consultant, received the keys to her new Mercedes-Benz GLK from Bremen plant manager Peter Schabert. Dietz […]

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Four customized 2010 Mercedes-Benz GLK SUVs coming to SEMA

The 2010 Mercedes-Benz GLK will take over the 2008 SEMA Auto Show with four customized GLKs by leading tuning firms including RENNTech, BRABUS, The Urban Whip and Four Corners Rock Crawler. Showgoers will have the chance to vote for their favorite design online at www.mbusa.com or through their cell phone. Can’t make it out Las […]

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Mercedes-Benz GLK and C-Class to get diesel in the U.S. by 2010

The 2010 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class will hit U.S. shores by early 2009. Initially, only the GLK 350 will be available in the U.S. The GLK 350 is powered by a 3.5 liter V6 engine producing 268 horsepower. This week the German luxury automaker held a press launch for the upcoming compact SUV and showed some pre-production units […]

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