2016 Mercedes GLK Loses Some Hard Edges, Slated For Sale In New Markets

A camouflaged 2016 Mercedes GLK SUV has been spied testing in Dubai, and it looks like the sharp creases of the current bodystyle have been sanded down for a softer look. What we can see of the new front end is a dead ringer for the current C-Class. » 6/02/14 1:15pm 6/02/14 1:15pm

Venus Williams, Andy Murray Play Car Roof Tennis In Traffic

Venus Williams and Andy Murray hopped on top a pair of Sony Ericsson-branded Mercedes-Benz GLK's for a promotional tennis match in Miami traffic. Nothing in that sentence makes much sense does it? » 4/07/09 1:30pm 4/07/09 1:30pm

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…

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: 2009 Mercedes GLK Vision Freeside Unveiling…

We've already showed you Mercedes' new mouthful, the 2009 GLK Vison Freestyle 320 CTDi Bluetech Concept. But tonight, Mercedes officially unveiled it at big band extravaganza at MOCAD.

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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

Detroit Auto Show: First Mercedes GLK Freeside Concept Official Image

The Mercedes Benz GLK, which was found naked on the set of the Sex & The City movie, will debut at the Detroit Auto Show as the GLK Freeside Concept and the crafty crowd at Carscoop managed to grab a non Sara Jessica Parker-ed official version of the GLK.

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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 us » 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

Mercedes Mini Ute to Be Called GLK, Officially

Got MLK? Mercedes doesn't. But it will soon have GLK, the now-officially chosen name for its upcoming compact SUV. As if that joke wasn't awkward enough, you can imagine how the one involving a slain civil rights leader, the county of Tuscaloosa, Alabama where Mercedes calls home in the US, and a fire hose would have… » 8/08/07 3:16pm 8/08/07 3:16pm

2009 Mercedes GLK

Becca Priddy, daughter of Brenda Priddy, A-list spy photographer, shot herself a camo-ed up Mercedes GLK mini-ute. The GLK supposedly will share many components with the new C Class and power is expected to come from a 3.5-liter V6 with Mercedes 4Matic all-wheel-drive as a standard feature. In addition, all versions… » 7/25/07 1:00pm 7/25/07 1:00pm

Report: Mercedes Confirms GLK Mini Ute

It looks like all those spy shots had a true-life story to tell. The motoring authoritarians at Motor Authority say Mercedes has confirmed production of the BMW X3-fighting GLK for the 2009 model year. The first cars, they say, will start showing up in the second half of next year. That means a likely unveiling of… » 6/14/07 7:54am 6/14/07 7:54am

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… » 5/23/07 8:13am 5/23/07 8:13am

Spy Photos: More on the 2009 Mercedes GLK

Spies caught the new Mercedes mini ute, the GLK, patrolling the streets in its spy-thwarting flack jacket. The competitor to the BMW X3 and upcoming Audi Q5 will be based on the new C-Class, which means it'll be built in Germany instead of in the deep south of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where its larger sibling is birthed.… » 4/25/07 7:33am 4/25/07 7:33am

Spy Photos: 2009 Mercedes GLK

If you forgot Mercedes was planning a major offensive on the luxe small-SUV market, new pictures of the coming GLK-as-prototype will serve as memory refreshment. Looking like a mini GL-Class ute, the GLK will face down the BMW X3 and Acura RDX (and eventually the Audi A5) in what may be the most pointless (but… » 11/06/06 7:14am 11/06/06 7:14am

Spec'ing the 2008 Mercedes GLK

Germany's AutoBild offers a homegrown vision of the upcoming small SUV from Mercedes — now expected to be dubbed GLK. The BMW X3-fighter, which AB says is coming in 2008, will likely be a soft roader fitted with more luxury mojo than stump-pulling prowess, with power coming from Merc's six-cylinder stable. New… » 6/28/06 10:41am 6/28/06 10:41am