2018 VW Amarok

Tuesday, October 4th 2016. | Volkswagen


Since its first coming as 2010 year model, the Amarok has got the remarkable selling results in the auto market. To afford the same success, Volkswagen has finally prepared the upgraded version of Amarok pickup truck as 2018 version. Coming as modern vehicle, the VW big fans are definitely expecting the new revamps on the design styling and also the improvement on the engine performance. As typically the American pickups, the 2018 VW Amarok will come with rear-wheel drive standards allowing the agility and toughness for off-road driving. We are all wondering on how the future Amarok will be alike.

VW Amarok 2018 Front Angle

Exterior

The refreshments on the exterior might not be enormous. In the front part, the design styling will not be way distinct to the previous model. However, the automaker has featured a new grille with two large horizontal bars enhancing the LED daytime running headlights. Additionally, the new fog lights and the sportier lower fascia have made it impressive. Given an eye to the sides, some changes could be noticed to the squared-off fenders, curved panel, sculpted side window and also the optional side steps. The outlook of back end is also stunning. The slimmer bumper, modern rear end and the lockable tailgate will be other great features the new 2018 VW Amarok offered.

VW Amarok 2018 InteriorInterior     

The more obvious upgrades might be recognized to the inside cabin. There will be the rectangular HVAC air vents and the compact infotainment screen in the dashboard panel. We also see the more modern steering wheel given in the front. The infotainment features will be supported with the updated software including App Connect, navigation system, traffic information and also Bluetooth and USB connectivity. To provide the convenience for the passengers, the car seats will be adjustable in 14-way and upholstered with the best Nappa leather material.

VW Amarok 2018 EngineEngine

The basic engine offered to the Amarok pickup will be a new 3.0 liter V6 turbo diesel that could deliver the impressive power of 220 horsepower and 406 pound-feet of torque. Paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission, the speed performance of 2018 VW Amarok will be boosted up. Based on the latest speed test, the Amarok could afford a top speed at 120 mph and go 62 mph in just 7.9 seconds. Available in standard RWD form, the VW also includes the AWD system as another option.

Price and Release Date

The starting price of 2018 VW Amarok goes around $28,850, a bit higher than its former. The expectation for the new coming of Amarok is anticipated by the end of September 2016.

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