Mercedes unveiled their new pickup truck today! They call it the X-Class, and our own Andrew Collins said it looks sleek. He’s right! It does look sleek. Like a sleek robot pig.
There’s just something about that snout-like upper grille and that wide, leering mouth-grille below. The little squinty headlight-eyes and the overall bulk just all sort of conspire to read like ‘pig’ to my ridiculous visual cortex.
I hope they don’t take this the wrong way; pigs are tough little bastards. Naming a truck a “Boar” would be a pretty bad-ass name for a truck.
If they decide to embrace this identity, I suggest one minor styling tweak: