Renntech Mercedes GLK Pikes Peak Rally Racer


Name: Renntech Mercedes GLK Pikes Peak Rally Racer
Type of Apocalypse: Water World- Like Flooding
Why: This one is admittedly kind of a stretch, but if global warming does its thing and we're stuck with oceanfront property in Pennsylvania, racing to mountaintops for a land grab is going to be important. Enter the… » 2/12/09 5:00pm 2/12/09 5:00pm

RENNTech Prepping Rally-Inspired Mercedes GLK Hybrid For SEMA

RENNTech » 10/22/08 3:20pm 10/22/08 3:20pm is known for tweaking Mercedes' best into fire-breathing bundles of badass, and they're preparing something interesting for this year's show. The RENNTech Rally Racer is said to be inspired by runners in the annual Pikes Peak climb and marks RENNTech's first foray into modding hybrids. We'll just have to see …

BRABUS Mercedes GLK Proves You Can't Have Too Much Of A Bland Thing

The 2009 Mercedes GLK » 10/15/08 2:30pm 10/15/08 2:30pm is following the lead of its co-stars by getting a bit of "aftermarket" enhancement, but this time it's from BRABUS and not Dr. Brabinstein. The new Mercedes compact SUV will be getting a power boost of 48HP for the line-topping 320 CDI and 15 HP for the gas-powered V6 GLK 350. BRABUS is also…

Detroit Auto Show: Mercedes GLK revealed officially, again, amidst…

Aside from adding yet another word to it's name — it's now known as either the 2009 Mercedes-Benz GLK Vision 320 CTDi Bluetec Freeside Concept, or the 2009 Mercedes-Benz GLK Vision 320 CTDi Blutec Townside Concept, the latter loses off-road pretensions — the most notable thing to occur at this second official unveiling » 1/13/08 12:56pm 1/13/08 12:56pm

Detroit Auto Show: Mercedes Vision GLK Freeside High-Res Photos

When the first official pictures of the Mercedes Vision GLK Freeside emerged there was some discussion as to whether the car was intended for lesbians or wealthier Toyota RAV4 owners. We hope these new high res will clear up any confusion. Things you immediately notice about the higher resolution photos is the LED… » 1/03/08 12:15pm 1/03/08 12:15pm

Detroit Auto Show: Mercedes Vision GLK Freeside Photos And Details…

Every time we mention the new Mercedes GLK the name gets a little longer. The new Mercedes Benz Vision GLK Freeside, which will debut at Detroit, is going to be built on the C-Class platform and powered by either a 2.2 liter four-cylinder turbodiesel that's good for 175 horsepower or a gas V6 (though American models… » 1/02/08 9:15pm 1/02/08 9:15pm

2009 Mercedes GLK Gets Naked on "Sex and the City" Movie Set

Our spy photographers caught a completely naked 2009 Mercedes GLK on the set of the new Sex and the City movie. The new Mercedes CUV sans camo is looking better than we expect co-star Sarah Jessica Parker probably does sans her own caked on camouflage-like makeup. Luckily our spy mistress Brenda Priddy tells… » 12/16/07 2:16pm 12/16/07 2:16pm

2009 Mercedes GLK Convoy Spotted, On the Way to the Detroit Auto Show?

Probably not these specific Mercedes GLK test vehicles (with some fun n' friendly competitors) as they were spotted on the Autobahn rather than on a Michigan highway. Despite the location, the word on the street is we'll be seeing the official unveil of the new mini-ute from Mercedes at the Detroit Auto Show in… » 12/14/07 1:46pm 12/14/07 1:46pm

Crappy Newsletter Gets Us Pumped For Exciting Detroit Auto Show Unveils

It's a wonder we were actually able to suck any information out of this newsletter from the 2008 North American International Auto Show. Despite the gratuitous use of overlapping words, photos and colored boxes, we were able to focus on the text long enough to figure out there's some info on the unveilings we can… » 10/24/07 9:30am 10/24/07 9:30am

Spy Photos: Still More on the 2009 Mercedes GLK Mini Ute

Shooting it out on the Nürburgring with a rival BMW X3 is how the Mercedes GLK will prove its mettle in the mini-luxe SUV game. Analysts say it's one of the fastest growing segments, globally, and we're in for others from Audi (Q5) and Lexus. The Merc is based on the W204 C-Class, and will take its design cues from big … » 5/23/07 8:13am 5/23/07 8:13am