Volkswagen Amarok tows a 49-ton tram

Volkswagen Amarok tows a 49-ton tram

June 4, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

A pickup truck with a new top-end diesel engine was able to move the tram in the Hungarian Debrecen

The Hungarian division of Volkswagen has published a video showing how the Amarok pickup tows a tram weighing 49 tons. The video was placed on YouTube.

Shooting, which involved the top version of the model, took place in the city of Debrecen. Volkswagen Amarok is equipped with a three-liter biturbo diesel V6, developing 258 hp. and 580 Nm of torque.

At the same time, the engine used a system of short-term boost of boost pressure, thanks to which the motor’s output rises to 271 horsepower. The engine is combined in an eight-speed automatic transmission and an all-wheel drive system.