Mercedes Benz has officially announced its new small SUV set to be launched late 2008 – the Mercedes Benz GLK-Class. This name has been speculated for a very long time now, and there have been many sightings of a disguised GLK on road tests. The compact SUV will have 2 rows of seats with place for 5, and will go head to head against competitors such as the BMW X3 and the Land Rover LR2.