Facelift for the Amarok

Hannover, 21 April 2016

Big, bigger, Amarok: 5.25 metres long, the pick-up of VW is a real announcement. Since 2010, the Amarok in Argentina on the market proven, now the commercial vehicle Division of VW shows first sketches of the face lift.

Slightly angular

Light retouching on the front and rear to take these parts of the Amarok the plumpness, VW even speaks of a "focus on horizontal and vertical lines". Nothing changes in the dimensions of the pick-ups. Still you would like to even those customers with the new look, so far looking at traditional SUVs.

More powerful diesel

What is new? Rim size of different equipment be lifted. Most significant change is a new cockpit in the style of the Tiguan including latest infotainment systems. The engines VW does not react yet. In the Amarok diesel are used. You start so far at 140 HP. It is likely that they are replaced by the latest generation of engines with SCR exhaust gas cleaning from the VW T6. Here the stronger diesel make 150 to 204 HP. A supplement is the V6 diesel upwards, already 2013 it had shown a 275 HP of strong Amarok as a study. (rh)