The Mercedes-Benz R-Class is a cross over SUV from the Daimler Chrysler releases as a Mercedes brand. The concept car was first spotted in the Detroit Auto chow in the year 2001 called as the vision GST which means Grand Sports Tourer.
Daimler Chrysler has been assembling the R class cars for the United States market in Alabama. The R class concept is based on the Chassis from V251. The R class can be categorized somewhere between an M class and GL class. The Manufacturers call it a sports cruiser and many reviews state that the car looks a lot like the minivan and also like the Chrysler Pacifica. The R class comes in two Wheelbases, one is the 2980mm and the other 3215mm.The R 350 was priced at $43000 and the R500 at $49500. These models come with a Blue Tec diesel Configuration which has a urea injection but is still preparing to launch in the year 2009.
There are many models in the R class like the R350, R500, R63 AMG and this one comes with V8 Configuration, hand built and will be available only on special orders, R 320 CDI with a V6 Configuration, R320 CDI 4matic, and the R420 CDI 4 matic.