In the last quarter of 2020, Volkswagen’s commercial vehicle will present the most powerful vehicle to date, the 190 kW Amarok Double Cab.
With the extended amplification function, Amarok delivers a maximum output of 200 kW in 10 seconds, .recently Amarok is one of the strongest baked goods in South Africa.
The most powerful Amarok differs from the rest of the series with the new 3.0-liter V6 TDI engine with 190 kW, which offers 25 kW more output and 30 Nm more torque than the 165-kW output.
The Amarok range, launched in South Africa in 2010, has sold 35,000 units (single and double cabins) in the local market.
With 2,596 vehicles sold, the Amarok Double Cab was Volkswagen’s best-selling derivative of commercial vehicles last year.
The biggest development with this Amarok line is under the bonnet.
From November 2020, the Amarok model lineup in South Africa, Namibia, and Botswana will include 2.0 TDI 103 kW, 2.0 BiTDI 132 kW, and 3.0 TDI V6 190 kW engine.
The 3.0-liter Amarok V6 TDI delivers 190 kW from 3,000 to 4,500 rpm and 580 Newton torque from 1,400 to 2,750 rpm, powered via the standard eight-speed automatic transmission.
The V6-engine Amarok completed the sprint from zero to 100 km / h in just 7.6 seconds and reached a top speed of 207 km / h. Fuel consumption averages 9.5 liters per 100 kilometers.
The 190 kW TDI 4MOTION® 3.0-liter Amarok V6 will be available in Highline and Extreme in the highest model range and Candy White, Mojave Beige, Indium Gray Metallic, and Deep Black Pearl Effect exterior finishes for painting .
Many of the standard features of the Highline series, such as the Viennese leather upholstery, winter pack (heated seat), gross value increase from 2.8 tonnes to 3.0 t (including thick leaf springs), bi-xenon headlamps, fonts, and space rear parking.
It also boasts a remote control with a reverse camera, AC Climatronic, and 18-inch manaus wheels.
Other highline features include the Discover Pro Media, which includes satellite navigation, rubber flooring, and 19-inch Milford alloy wheels.
Besides the high-quality standard functionality also available with the Extreme, this high-end model also adapt added leather seats made of “Special Edition” nappa leather, a Discover Pro Media with satellite navigation, and 20-inch alloy wheels.
Talca, is also available as standard.
Other features of the Extreme include an increase in the vehicle’s gross weight from 2.8 tonnes to 3.0 tonnes (including thick leaf springs), rubber flooring, 19-inch Milford wheels, and sporty colour bands.
Recommended Retail Price (VAT and emissions tax included)
Amarok Double Cab 3.0 V6 190kW Highline R908 300
Amarok Double Cab 3.0 V6 190kW Extreme R974 600
The Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Amarok comes standard with a 3-year/100 000km manufacturer warranty, 5-year/90 000 km Genuine Easy Drive Service Plan and a 6-year anti-corrosion warranty. The service interval is 15 000km.