Volkswagen has announced two new model variants for the 2015 Amarok ute range, as well as equipment upgrades for its other models.
VW has introduced a new TDI420 Dual Cab 4×2 Automatic using the 420Nm TDI diesel power engine with an 8-speed automatic as the first 4×2 Amarok Dual Cab to be available and is aimed at customers want a pick-up but don’t need it for off-road use, the TDI420 Dual Cab 4×2 Automatic variant also receives cruise control and connectivity, a multifunction steering wheel and a body coloured bumper as standard.
The Amarok Single Cab is now also available with an 8-speed automatic transmission and a 420TDI diesel engine, while utilising Volkswagen’4MOTION permanent four-wheel-drive system. Standard features in the TDI420 Single Cab 4MOTION Automatic include cruise control and Bluetooth connectivity, a multifunction steering wheel and a body coloured front bumper. The Amarok TDI420 Single Cab 4MOTION is available in both cab chassis and ute body configurations.
The Dual Cab Amarok entry model, now named Amarok “Core Edition”, will continue to be available in both TDI400 and TDI420 engine specifications with 4MOTION and with manual or automatic transmissions. For 2015 updated Amarok Core Edition models 16-inch ‘Korama’ alloy wheels and Pirelli Scorpion ATR tyres will be fitted as standard.
All MY15 Amarok Trendline vehicles will have front and rear Park Distance Control and 17-inch alloy wheels. Customers also get a choice of three new options to further enhance their Trendline Amaroks: RNS315 satellite navigation, rear view camera, and lumbar support for the driver and front passenger seats.
The Amarok Highline, in addition to the new features of the Core and Trendline models, for MY15 will have standard rear view camera, Light and Sight (rain sensor wipers and automatic headlamps), and lumbar support for driver and passenger seats.