VW Australia has officially added new variants to its local Amarok line-up, with the German marque pulling the sheets off its Canyon and Highline Black variants.
The special-edition Amarok V6 Canyon TDI550 will return to dealerships in September, following a five-year hiatus. Getting the 3.0-litre turbo-diesel V6 engine found in Core and Highline models and good for 165kW (180kW on overboost) and 550Nm, the model will be offered with the eight-speed ZF automatic transmission.
Despite no mechanical changes, the Canyon differentiates itself from the pack thanks to 17-inch ‘Aragua’ alloy wheels, tinted rear tail-lights, a black rear bumper, bi-xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights, Canyon door and tailgate decals, and a raft of interior changes headlined by special Canyon seat trim.
The Canyon is available in four colours: Candy White, Indium Grey Metallic, Deep Black Pearl Effect and Outback Orange. Only 350 units will be available at dealerships from September, where they’ll be available with an RRP of $57,990.
The Canyon is joined by the Amarok V6 Highline Black, which is on sale now and will become a permanent fixture in the line-up.
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In addition to a tweak to the front nose, plenty of blacked-out features have been added to the V6 Highline including 20-inch black ‘Talca’ alloy wheels, high-gloss black styling bar and side bars, a black rear bumper, black badging, gloss black exterior mirrors, gloss black/chrome radiator grill bars, and bi-xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights.
Powered by the 190kW/580Nm (200kW on overboost) 3.0-litre turbo-diesel V6, the V6 Highline Black is available now from $64,990.