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Is there room for a smaller Mercedes-Benz bakkie?

19 August 2016

Mercedes-Benz are working on a bakkie based on the Nissan Navara platfrom that will most likely be branded as a GLT and some test mules have been spotted recently.

Here TheophilusChin  has conjured up a possible look for a double cab Mercedes-Benz GLA bakkie as a small, premium workhorse with ample cabin space and a compact bed.

Of course it would come with all-wheel drive and some segment-specific elements, including larger plastic body cladding and proper off-road tyres.  We like the idea of the Merc GLT, but we’re not quite sure that there would be a market for this sort of bakkie under the Mercedes-Benz brand, although stranger things have happened…