Department of commercial cars 2018-2019 Volkswagen officially introduced the updated version of the Amarok pick-up truck with a new 6-cylinder turbodiesel.
The new 3-liter V6 unit will be available in three power outputs – 163, 204 or 224 horsepower.
In its most powerful version of the engine develops 550 Nm of maximum torque, already at 1,500 r / min. These figures far exceed its predecessor in the face of a 2-liter “four” power of 180 hp and 420 Nm.
VW will sell the new Amarok in the traditional rear-wheel drive configuration, as well as with optional proprietary all-wheel drive system 4MOTION with connectable front axle and manual transmission.
pick-up will also receive a permanent modification to the 4MOTION four-wheel drive with Torsen differential and 8-band automatic transmission.
VW engineers have worked on the gearbox, so that they are no longer “eat” turns on the upper gears and become more efficient.
The top 3.0 TDI V6 with an 8-speed automatic consumes 7.6 liters per 100 kilometers, and its CO2 emissions figure of 199 g / km.
In addition to the installation of more powerful and optimized transmissions, also received restyled Amarok steering system Servotronic as standard for the European market, plus the 17- and 16-inch disc brakes front and rear, respectively (only for the 224-strong motor).
With regard to changes in design, the new “Amarok” was a sports bar in the color of the body, 20-inch alloy wheels, bi-xenon headlights, LED daytime running lights as well as LED lighting license plates and door sills.
In the interior there was a modified central panel and new ergonomic seats, Park Distance Control system with rear view camera and a system of emergency braking postavariynogo.
2018-2019 Volkswagen Amarok Version with 224-horsepower V6 will go on sale in September, more affordable version appear at dealers later.