Mercedes-Benz R-Class

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01 April 2010

Mercedes-Benz R-Class

Mercedes has unleashed the plastic- and heart surgeons on the R-Class, with the results on display here at the New York show.

Most notable visual changes are at the front of the car, which has a new grille, headlights, bumper, wings and bonnet. The rear has also been reworked.

See the Mercedes-Benz R-Class on video
Click below to watch our video from the New York motor show.
The Mercedes-Benz R-Class video

More powerful, but cleaner engines
Both the 300CDI and 350CDI diesel engines offer better performance, along with improved fuel consumption and lower emissions.

More photos of the Mercedes R-Class
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> Merc R-Class 6: click to enlargeThe 350CDI version of the 3.0-litre V6 records the most significant changes. Power is up from 221bhp to 261bhp which slashes the 0-62mph time from 8.8 seconds to just 7.6 seconds.