There is took a while of time but finally the second generation of the Volkswagen Amarok is here. ready to debut in Italy. Officially presented in July last year, it can now be also be ordered in our country. At the same time as the opening of orders, the German car manufacturer provided more details regarding prices.
DIMENSIONS AND ENGINES
We remind you that the new Volkswagen Amarok measures< /strong> 5,350 mm long x 1,910 mm wide x 1,888 mm high, with a wheelbase of 3,270 mm. The new pickup is was developed in collaboration with Ford. In fact, it has several points in common with the new Ford Ranger and is manufactured in Silverton, South Africa.
Thanks to a payload of up to 1.19 tonnes, a towable weight of 3.5 tonnes and an even smaller cargo box. functional, the new Amarok is able to carry out various tasks, even in a professional context. The new pickup is It was also designed to be able to tackle any type of road. For this reason, it is standard offered only with all-wheel drive.
Depending on the engine version, two different 4MOTION systems are used: a selectable all-wheel drive with three modes of gear and a top-of-the-range version with four modes of march. As the fourth modality supplementary (4A), the top version offers a variable and therefore automatic distribution of power between the front and rear axles via a multi-plate clutch. The characteristics of the all-wheel drive are perfected by the differential lock, supplied on request, and the “Drive Modes” intelligent.
On the safety front, depending on the version, we find over 25 driving assistance systems including Intelligent Speed Assist, the parking assistant for assisted maneuvers in entering and exiting parking spaces, the 360-degree view (“Area View”) or the lane change assistant and road sign recognition.
The new Volkswagen Amarok is proposed with three diesel engines. Two are four-cylinder in-line engines with common rail injection and a displacement of 1,996 cc each. The top-of-the-range TDI is a new V6 with a displacement of 2,993 cc. Depending on the engine version and equipment, the Amarok has 6-speed manual gearboxes and 6- and 10-speed automatic gearboxes. Therefore, the new pickup can be have with the following units:
- 4 cylinders – 2.0 TDI with 170 HP (125 kW) and 405 Nm
- 4 cylinders – 2.0 TDI with 205 HP (151 kW ) and 500 Nm
- V6 – 3.0 TDI with 240 HP (177 kW) and 600 Nm
The new pickup is offered in 4 configurations. The basic level is represented by the “Amarok” version, followed by “Life” and “Style” and the top of the range “Aventura” version. The color range starts with the standard series paint “Clear White”. The seven shades are then available. metallic “Midnight Black”, “Bright Blue”, “Light Grey”, “Dark Grey”, “Deep Red”, “Bright Beige”. and “Mid Blue”.
The prices? It starts from 48,937.88 euros “turnkey” up to 73,154.88 euros.
Price and performance at the top? Xiaomi 13, buy it at the best price from eBay at 699 euros.