Mercedes GLK Diesel Concept

Good news for pengggemar SUV on the American mainland. Those who had been longing for a fuel efficient SUV, now Mercedes will soon realize it by introducing a more economical GLK. While most manufacturers are considering the hybrid and electric vehicles, the Mercedes instead is considering a diesel version of the GLK crossover to the U.S. market.

Mercedes-Benz USA CEO Ernst Lieb, said in an interview to wardsauto, that indeed the U.S. market will see a diesel version, as an attractive vehicle in 2012. The new GLK will use the engine capacity of 2200 cc four-cylinder is also likely to be used by the C-class next generation.

GLK 220 CDI Blue Efficiency is available now in Europe has a power of 170 hp at 3200 rpm and 400 Nm of torque starting as high as 1400 rpm engine speed. With such power, enough to make the GLK reach top speed to 205 km / h, and can sprint from 0 to 100 km / h sprint in 8.8 seconds.


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