Mercedes-Benz announces X6 rival

Concept Cars 10 Apr 2014
Mercedes-Benz announces X6 rival

Mercedes-Benz has revealed the first image of a new Concept Coupe SUV that makes its debut at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show and anticipates the production MLC-Class model.

Revealed at the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting in Berlin, the Concept Coupe SUV showcases proportions very similar to the BMW X6, which is expected to be its main competitor.

BMW X6 and Mercedes-Benz MLC SUV - Design Comparison

Above: comparison between the BMW X6 M Design Edition 2013 and the new Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupe SUV

The exterior adopts the surface treatment and the face elements of the latest Mercedes-Benz models, combined with off-road-oriented features such as the skid plates and side rails.

Mercedes-Benz MLC - Wheel and mirror detail Mercedes-Benz Ener G Force Concept - Wheel and mirror detail

Some of the details, including the sideview mirrors and the wheel rims, appear to be derived from the  Ener-G-Force Concept presented at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show.

(Source: Autocar via Autoblog)

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