From the 'this isn't April Fools Day' file, Mercedes-Benz is considering splitting its SUV lineup into two parts; those with off-road capabilities and those without.
According to Automotive News, the company is planning to this after they launch a production version of the Concept Coupé SUV which will compete with the BMW X6. The new model is expected to arrive sometime next year.
"The Concept Coupe SUV previews a four-door, coupe-styled model that will appeal to customers who want a sportily designed vehicle with a high seating position, " said Thomas Weber, Mercedes-Benz's r&d chief.
Weber also hinted that a coupe-styled version of the new GLA-Class crossover.
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