Volkswagen Amarok History – volkswagen amarok
Along with the three-pedal Amarok, there are two new dual-cab utes actuality added to the range.
Volkswagen has followed through on its affiance to action an Amarok V6 with three pedals, today acknowledging the chiral Core V6 4×4 will go on auction afore the end of the year.
The aggregation aboriginal accepted its affairs for an ‘enthusiast’ Amarok (interior pictured below, exoteric images to come) with a chiral and cogwheel lock in June 2018, accepting consulted with a ambit of owner’s clubs.
Power comes from a 3.0-litre V6 turbo-diesel authoritative 165kW (180kW on overboost) and 500Nm, put to the alley through a six-speed chiral transmission.
There’s a low-range alteration case on board, too, with Volkswagen claiming a braked towing accommodation of 3000kg. Pricing hasn’t been accepted yet, but the mid-to-high $40,000 would be a acceptable estimate.
As with the added Core range, the chiral will appear with bolt seats, four-wheel disc brakes, a rear-view camera, and uncarpeted floors. Infotainment comes address of a 6.4-inch touchscreen affectation complete with smartphone mirroring, and a connected awning in the apparatus binnacle.
“At every off-road, band and camping bazaar and Big Red Bash concert the aggregation and I attend, we allege with accepted owners and associates of the off-roading association who accept begged us to accompany an Amarok V6 chiral to Australia,” said Ryan Davies, accomplished of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.
“It was because of that affection that we were able to arise a case with our accomplished appointment in Germany to body one and, based on Australia actual the cardinal one consign bazaar in the apple for the V6 Amarok, we are assuredly able to action this unique, Aussie-spec ‘Rok.”
Along with the new ‘base’ V6 model, the Amarok ambit is accepting two higher-end variants. The V6 Highline Atramentous assets a set of 20-inch atramentous admixture wheels, appearance atramentous finishes for the rear bonanza and confined in the tray, and blacked-out badging on the tailgate.
In befitting with the aphotic and bitter theme, the exoteric mirrors and radiator are additionally accomplished in black.
Inside, the car’s bolt seats are accomplished in ‘palladium’ grey, and the headlining and colonnade trims are blacked out. A set of acrimonious covering seats are optional, too.
Power comes from a 3.0-litre turbo-diesel V6 authoritative 190kW (200kW on overboost) and 580Nm, as Volkswagen pushes the added able agent from the Ultimate bottomward into the Highline lineup.
It’s priced from $64,990 afore on-road costs, and will be a abiding accoutrement in the range.
Finally, the V6 Canyon will be offered in bound numbers from abutting month. Just 350 are actuality built, priced from $57,990 afore on-road costs.
Powered by the 550TDI agent from Core and Highline models, the Canyon gets appropriate bench trim inside, dark-tinted tail-lights, 17-inch admixture wheels, bi-xenon headlights, tailgate decals and a atramentous rear bumper.
Four colours are offered: Candy White, Indium Grey, Metallic Deep Atramentous Pearl Effect, and Outback Orange. Orange additionally brings atramentous caster accomplished trim, too.
Volkswagen Amarok V6 chiral actuality in December
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