2017 VW Amarok

It is a matter of time when fans will hear that new 2017 VW Amarok is out in the market. Volkswagen made this model for Australian buyers. The vehicle is present in this country since 2010, and there it achieved major success. Although we had no peak on the vehicle, we know about many parts. German carmaker is trying to make impact in truck segment, and spread their supremacy in another class. If they carry over elegance, reliability and quality of other vehicles, rival pickups should be worried about their place.

2017 VW Amarok

2017 VW Amarok engine

We already have confirmation about 2017 VW Amarok drivetrain. It is a 3.0-l turbocharged V-6 unit. Engine is excellent choice for towing, on or off the road. This is logical successor of 2.0-l twin-turbo inline-four powertrain. Nevertheless, we can’t exclude this option also. Transmission is about to be the same, with 8-speed auto gearbox used to send power to wheels. Front-wheel drive is standard, and new Amarok will also use all-wheel drive configuration. Output of this system is 220 horsepower, and massive amount of torque, around 400 lb-ft. Estimated fuel economy is 30 mpg on highway.

2017 VW Amarok interior

2017 VW Amarok redesign

New truck from Volkswagen factory is coming back with dual-cab configuration. Bold grille and attractive lines are highlights of exterior design. Headlights and hood are aggressive, while rear end is somehow simple. However, simplicity makes functionality better. Inside the cabin buyers can find premium leather. Comfortable seats and revisited dashboard are boosting overall impression about 2017 VW Amarok. Finally, there is a large touch-screen display for monitoring all important stuff about the truck. On the safety end, there are airbags and rearview camera. Well, critics are pointed to exclusion of second-row airbags. New Amarok is going to be available as Aventura and Highline trim.

2017 VW Amarok rear

2017 VW Amarok release

The 2017 VW Amarok can arrive every day from now on. Fans are eager to see it on the market. We can be sure that Australian buyers are the first to see this truck and make purchase. Nevertheless, new Amarok will find its way in some other countries, but this is still unknown where it could be.

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