Volkswagen is preparing two new versions of Amarok

Volkswagen is preparing two new versions of Amarok

September 12, 2016 0 By autotimesnews

At the upcoming IAA-2016 motor show in Hannover Volkswagen Amarok pickup celebrates world debut simultaneously in two versions: Canyon and Somfortline.

At the motor show IAA 2016 in Hanover Volkswagen Amarok pick-up will appear in two versions – Canyon and Somfortline. For the first time the car will be presented with a new 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6 – 204 hp in option. With top-end version of the unit – 224 hp – Pickup has been seen before. It is also planned a third, less powerful brother, the 163 hp.

Now Volkswagen Amarok pickup is the only pickup in the segment, which equipped with a three-liter turbodiesel V6. The motor develops 204 hp and maximum torque of 500 Nm in the range of 1250 – 3000 r/min. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 9.0 sec. Average fuel consumption is 7.5 liters per 100 km.

As for the top version – with the capacity 224 hp, then it maximum torque is 550 Nm, reached at 1400 – 2700 r/min. This car accelerates from 0 to “hundreds” of only 7.9 s and consumes on average 7.8 liters of fuel per 100 km.

With new turbodiesel V6 is aggregated 8-speed automatic transmission paired with a permanent all-wheel drive 4MOTION. A little later expected to appear a 6-speed manual, and all wheel drive, connected manually.

Speaking about the design versions Canyon, there are many differences. It is a 17-inch alloys wheels Aragula – with matte black accents. The protective cover on the wings, door handles, as well as the central rack roof – also made black. In the similar color painted roll cage in the cargo compartment. As options are set ceiling tinted rear lights.

Already known prices for the new Volkswagen Amarok in Germany. They start from 36,310 euros (tax incl VAT – 43 208 euros) per car turbodiesel with 204 hp 4MOTION drive and 6-speed manual transmission. Amarok Comfortline version will cost 32,630 (including VAT – 38 829 euros). For 8-speed automatic transmission will have to pay 1820 euros (including VAT – 2165 euros).

On the stand also possible to see Volkswagen Amarok pickup performed by Aventura, characterized by various innovations. Among them – ergoComfort seats for driver and front passenger, with over 14 (!) Regulations. The package also includes the Park Pilot system with rear view camera. In addition, Aventura equipped with 3D color display located between classic dials devices – online mobile App Connect service.

Price for pickup Amarok Highline¬†with 224 hp turbodiesel 4MOTION drive and 8-step “automatic” in Germany start from 41,855 euros (VAT – 49 807 euros). The same car, but with 204 hp engine and 6-speed mechanics – 39,360 euros (VAT – 46 838 euros). The top Amarok Aventura turbodiesel with 224 hp and “automatic” can be bought for 46,530 euros (VAT – 55 370 euros).

According to preliminary data, restyled pickup will be gradually into the market, starting from the car with 2-liter engine. Variant with 6-cylinder diesel engine will be available until next year.

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