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The Volkswagen Amarok Power-Pickup has been unveiled by the German car maker following teaser sketches of its 200kW ute concept.

VW calls the Power-Pickup “designed as a rolling workshop to carry spare parts, tools and race equipment” – presumably for karting enthusiasts based on the contents of the ute’s tray.

A 3.0-litre V6 TDI turbo diesel that’s swapped for the regular Amarok’s twin-turbo four-cylinder diesel produces 200kW of power and 600Nm of torque, fed to all four wheels via an eight-speed automatic gearbox.

VW Amarok Power Pickup rear tray hatch up

That’s good enough to propel the VW Amarok Power-Pickup to 100km/h from standstill in just under eight seconds.

The pumped-up version of the Amarok single-cab variant sits much closer to the ground than the standard ute courtesy of an 80mm-lower suspension, while huge 22-inch wheels fill out the flared wheel arches.

Other exterior embellishments include chrome grille, enlarged lower air intake, carbofibre rear diffuser and twin exhaust pipes.

Inside the VW Amarok Power-Pickup features leather sports seats, carbonfibre-effect trim, GTI-esque red stitched leather trim and audio with 500-watt subwoofer.

VW Amarok Power Pickup interior

The sporty Amarok was on show at the annual VW-fest held at Austria’s Lake Worthersee, alongside the VW Golf GTI Design Vision and Skoda Rapid Sport concepts.

VW previously demonstrated the customisation potential of its ute with the Volkswagen Amarok Canyon concept at the 2012 Geneva motor show that was designed for kayakers.