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Mick Fanning to champion X-Class

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Surfer new ute ambassador

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class generated a whole heap of chatter and publicity when it was officially unveiled last month.

Now comes news the luxury German brands first-ever ute/pick-up will be associated with surfing legend, Mick Fanning.

Mercedes-Benz X-KlasseAnnounced as a brand ambassador for the Mercedes-Benz X-Class today by Mercedes-Benz Vans Australia, Mick tells us he can’t wait to throw his board in the back.

“Sitting in the X-Class for the first time was a real thrill.

“As soon as I saw it I thought it has the style and design of a Mercedes-Benz and the power and versatility that I want in a vehicle.”

“I have a very active lifestyle and as a surfer it’s pretty natural to have an interest in the ocean and the environment.

“I can’t wait to take it down the beach.”

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class will launch in Australia in April next year and local boss of Mercedes-Benz Vans, Diane Tarr, says the brand is excited about having the surfing champ on deck.

“Mick perfectly embodies the Australian lifestyle that the ute has been designed for.

“The X-Class has been designed with the Australian landscape in mind so it can take you wherever the waves are, without compromise and with all the gear you need.”

We will keep you updated with further news on the Mercedes-Benz X-Class as it comes to hand.

And stay up to date with all the latest Mercedes-Benz News at behindthewheel.com.au.

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Kate has always had an interest in writing and cars and now as a key member of the Behind the Wheel website team she gets to spend her days consumed by both. Aside from being a contributor and an editor at Behind the Wheel, Kate enjoys driving her Lancer EVO and walking her beloved dog, Max!

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