• Aug 29, 2008


Click above to view more of the RENNtech GLK

Of all the trucks that have proliferated into the Mercedes-Benz line-up, the GLK isn't exactly the most aggressive. But according to the latest reports, Mercedes is lining up an array of aftermarket tuners at the SEMA show to infuse what appears to be more than a little testosterone into the compact sport-ute.

First up to bat is RENNtech, the Florida-based company responsible, among other things, for the bringing the McLaren SLR 722 to America and actually getting it to produce 722 horsepower. RENNtech has taken inspiration from the Pikes Peak challenge – one of the most iconic and power-craven hill-climb events in the world – to create this hardcore GLK. Little is known in the way of details, but the vehicle is said to feature RENNtech's first performance hybrid drivetrain.

Brabus, Blvd Customs and Legendary Motorcars are also said to be preparing modified GLKs for SEMA, although Mercedes has not yet confirmed its participation in the show. While we wait for that, check out the images in the gallery below.

[Source: Modified Luxury & Exotics]



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      • 6 Years Ago
      That side view looks a lot like the Kia Soul.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Is this what MB has come to? TUNERS???
        • 6 Years Ago
        Tuners are awesome.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Real bad chops. They didn't create anything but some photoshop files.
        • 6 Years Ago
        It's "concept art". Finished car is coming in October (hint: this is Early concept art).
      Jon Russell
      • 6 Years Ago
      some wide ass tires on that thing.. though its still an ugly car imo
      • 6 Years Ago
      I would say that this is a very conservative rendering.
      • 6 Years Ago
      I really like the look of raw power that this thing has - gorgeous. It doesn't look riced up or anything...
      • 6 Years Ago
      I wonder how many engines RENNtech will blow up before they get this one running right?
      • 6 Years Ago
      Look at that side view!

      Honest to God, this is what the new Forester should have been. What a compliment that MB took the old Forester to the next design level.
        • 6 Years Ago
        the forrester looks much better than the glk. the glk is fussy and awkward.
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