Volkswagen Amarok Sportline V6 in showrooms this August

Volkswagen adds Sportline V6 to its Amarok line-up

Volkswagen Amarok Sportline V6
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VOLKSWAGEN has released a Sportline variant of its Amarok V6 range, and it will be available in local showrooms from August 1.

The Sportline V6 will be priced from $55,490, undercutting the Highline V6 ($59,990) and Ultimate V6 ($67,990) to be the cheapest way into a V6-powered ’Rok.

The V6 engine, capable of 165kW (180kW on overboost) and 550Nm, is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. While a six-speed manual Sportline V6 will arrive locally in 2018.

Volkswagen Amarok Sportline V6 engine
In light of the recent launch of the Mercedes-Benz X-Class, the director of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Carlos Santos, said: “Amarok V6’s technology derives wholly from within the Volkswagen Group. We have not had to look to Japan for a donor vehicle. Amarok remains the only V6 turbo-diesel ute on the market, a space it alone will occupy for some time to come.”

The Amarok Sportline V6 TDI550 also features full-time 4x4, four-wheel disc brakes,18-inch ‘Manaus’ alloy wheels, front and rear parking sensors, a rear-view camera, four 12v USB sockets (including in the tray), tinted rear windows, and a mechanical diff-lock.

The Sportline V6 will be in showrooms from August 1, 2017.

*Unfortunately, official photos of the new Sportline won’t be available until next week. So stay tuned.

 

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