VW Amarok gets V6
Volkswagen will in the future as Premiumfahrzeug market in the segment the Amarok. So the pick-up receives a 165 kW / 224 HP strong 3.0-litre V6 turbodiesel and a significantly upgraded interiors. The new engine delivers a maximum torque of 550 nm. This accelerates the Amarok in 7.9 seconds to 100 and reached a top speed of 193 km/h.
In addition to the adaptation of the subtleties of body to the current brand design the Amarok Infotainment system gets also a redesigned instrument panel included with Smartphone shortcut. Driver and passenger sit, that already have been awarded for their back friendliness on request in 14-way adjustable ERGO-comfort seats. Depending on the equipment, an electric amplification on board, the conversations while driving is relieved. The display between the classic circular instruments is the top model of Amarok Aventura colored and has a 3-D representation, as well as an Edelstahlpedalerie. With the new and optional shift paddles on the steering wheel, the 8-speed automatic transmission can be manually adjusted. The prices of the new Amarok start for the rear-wheel drive equipment trendline with double cab, V6 TDI 120 kW / 163 HP at 25 720 euro net and are thus 940 euros over recent beginners double cabin with 103 kW / 140 HP strong TDI four-cylinder. Market introduction of this model is only in the second quarter of 2017. The top features Amarok Aventura with 165 kW / 224 HP, all-wheel drive 8-speed automatic costs 46 525 euro net and is available from end of September 2016. (ampnet/jri)