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Volkswagen Amarok V6: Manual variants coming soon
News
12th Feb 2019
1 min read

Volkswagen Amarok V6: Manual variants coming soon

Volkswagen Australia is looking to further expand its Amarok range in the coming months, headlined by the introduction of manual versions of its V6 variants. Speaking with CarAdvice at the launch of the Caddy Beach camper van in Sydney this week, Ryan Davies, director for Volkswagen Australia's commercial vehicle division, said the local arm is keen to bring the manual-equipped Amarok V6 Down Under.
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James Wong
CarAdvice podcast 99: An insight into car wrapping
Kia Picanto 2018, Toyota HiLux 2018, Volkswagen Amarok 2018, BMW M2 2018 pure, Ford Fiesta 2018 st, Ford Mustang 2018, Jaguar F-PACE 2018, Toyota Corolla 2018, Toyota C-HR 2018 koba (awd)
podcast
20th Apr 2018

CarAdvice podcast 99: An insight into car wrapping

This week Mandy Turner, Mike Stevens, and Scott Collie are in the studio. In car news, pricing and specs have been released for the Kia Picanto GT-Line and the Toyota HiLux Rogue, Rugged and Rugged X. The Volkswagen Amarok is capable of 200kW thanks to a new V6, the BMW M2 Competition has been revealed, and the ACT Government will lease only zero-emission cars by 2021.
CarAdvice podcast 97: LIVE from the hot hatch mega test at Winton! 
Ford Focus 2018, Toyota 86 2018, Volkswagen Amarok 2018 v6 tdi 550 highline, Mercedes-AMG C63 2018 63 s, Abarth 595 2018 competizione, Hyundai i30 2018 n performance lux
podcast
6th Apr 2018

CarAdvice podcast 97: LIVE from the hot hatch mega test at Winton! 

This week, we're broadcasting from our hot hatch mega test at Winton Motor Raceway with Mandy Turner, Curt Dupriez, and Kez Casey. In car news, the 2019 Ford Focus has been teased ahead of its April 10 reveal, a manual is on the cards for the Genesis G70 in right-hand drive markets, and the Toyota 86 Racing Series gets extended until 2020.
CarAdvice podcast 75: Solar cars drive down the centre for World Solar Challenge
ŠKODA FABIA 2017 66 tsi, Hyundai Kona 2017 highlander, Toyota C-HR 2017 koba (awd), Kia Sorento 2017
podcast
20th Oct 2017

CarAdvice podcast 75: Solar cars drive down the centre for World Solar Challenge

Mandy Turner and Paul Maric are on the panel this week, as they bring you the latest car news. It includes Polestar 1 being unveiled, GM CEO sharing her concerns over China’s planned petrol and diesel car ban. Also, Lexus NX and CT200h pricing and specs have been released, the Volkswagen Scirocco was put into retirement this week, and the Volkswagen Amarok V6 sets a record at WTAC. James Wong reviews the base-spec Skoda Fabia.
Volkswagen Amarok V6 demand sees buyers pay over the odds
News
4th Mar 2017
2 min read

Volkswagen Amarok V6 demand sees buyers pay over the odds

A buyer of a Volkswagen Amarok V6 paid 107 per cent of the car’s retail price at auction, and it was a company demonstrator with some kays on the clock. The car in question was a Volkswagen Amarok V6 Ultimate, which sold for $73,250 – a solid premium over the $68,990 list price of the new car. Volkswagen Australia commercial vehicles director Carlos Santos said the new V6 ute has brought unprecedented interest.
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Matt Campbell
Volkswagen Australia chief not fazed by incoming Mercedes-Benz ute
News
22nd Sep 2016
3 min read

Volkswagen Australia chief not fazed by incoming Mercedes-Benz ute

The Volkswagen Amarok has forged a position in the market as one of the premium utility vehicles, a bit of a foreman’s truck rather than a rough-and-tumble work vehicle. And with competition soon to come in the form of the new Mercedes-Benz utility – which will be based on the same underpinnings as the Nissan Navara and Renault Alaskan through a collaboration between those three makers – there’s an expectation that VW won’t necessarily be the Euro ute of choice anymore.
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Matt Campbell