Mercedes to Drop R-Class from its U.S. Lineup, Officially Confirms New GL SUV for NY Show

Posted by A'eddo Suseno Kamis, 22 Maret 2012 0 komentar
Mercedes to Drop R-Class from its U.S. Lineup, Officially Confirms New GL SUV for NY Show - It's official: some seven years after the presentation of the U.S.-built R-Class, Mercedes-Benz's multi-purpose crossover model will be gradually phased out in the States as there won't be a 2013 model, however, it will continue to be offered in overseas markets.

Mercedes to Drop R-Class from its U.S. Lineup

Mercedes-Benz USA spokesperson Chrisitan Bokich confirmed the news to Carscoop and added that company's three other SUV/crossover models including the GLK, M-Class and the larger GL, cover the market's needs.

"It's true that there will be no model year 2013 R-Class in the U.S. Over the years since the R-Class was introduced, we have expanded our light truck model offering significantly and these vehicles are outselling the R-Class to the extent that we can no longer make the business case for continuing to offer the R-Class," Bokich told us in an email today.

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