Remunerator News

Sep 19 2017

‘Ute’ be crazy not to Novate!


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Be first in, best dressed by adding some X-Class to your Novated Lease upon the early 2018 release of the all-new Mercedes Ute to Australian shores. Coming in at an estimated $54,000 price mark, will the young Mercedes Ute become strong competition for the automotive industry’s long running big-dog trade vehicle suppliers? You be the judge.

 

(Image source: https://www.wheelsmag.com.au/features/1707/how-the-mercedes-benz-x-class-compares-to-the-top-dual-cab-utes)

Volker Mornhinweg, the head of Mercedes-Benz Vans at the launch of the X-Class concept, believes “We will open up and change the segment of mid-size pickups – with the world’s first true premium pickup for the modern urban lifestyle.”

The X-Class Ute packs a huge range of features that can give it a competitive advantage in a ‘workhorse’ drenched market while maintaining the essence of Mercedes with its high-end luxurious interior. So add some workhorse luxury to your ‘modern urban lifestyle’ without the ‘premium’ price through a Remunerator Novated Lease.

 “The X-Class also boasts best in class safety equipment including four-wheel disc brakes, seven airbags, AEB, tyre pressure monitoring, lane-keeping assist and trailer sway assistant. It is expected to receive a five-star ANCAP safety rating.

Under the bonnet the X-Class will initially be offered with a choice of 2.3-litre turbo-diesel engines familiar to the Navara range. In single-turbo X220d variants that translates to 120kW/403Nm while the twin-turbo X250d makes 140kW/450Nm.

The X220d is offered only with a six-speed manual transmission while the X250d is available with the manual and optional seven-speed automatic. Both variants are offered in 4×2 or 4×4 format, the latter with rear differential lock.” (Motoring http://bit.ly/2xzSdiy)

Be ready. Your next Novated Lease is around the Benz.

(Image source: https://www.carshowroom.com.au/news/mercedes-benz-reveals-x-class-premium-ute-for-2018/)

 

Written and compiled by Tamara Bouzo


References:

http://www.drive.com.au/motor-news/details-2018-mercedesbenz-xclass-ute-20170719-gxe3ds.html?fb_comment_id=1027490900687292_1027756267327422

https://www.wheelsmag.com.au/features/1707/how-the-mercedes-benz-x-class-compares-to-the-top-dual-cab-utes

http://www.news.com.au/technology/innovation/motoring/worlds-most-hitech-ute-unveiled-mercedes-xclass-due-on-sale-early-2018/news-story/be7a750886fc6a3a268da7accfe36158

http://www.caradvice.com.au/569193/2018-mercedes-benz-x-class-ute-australian-details-emerge/

https://www.carshowroom.com.au/news/mercedes-benz-reveals-x-class-premium-ute-for-2018/

https://www.motoring.com.au/mercedes-benz-x-class-ute-world-premiere-108053/