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VW Amarok 580 TDV6 now in more models, no more AdBlue

The Volkswagen Amarok line-up is poised to get a power boost, with the biggest selling variant in the range getting the 580Nm TDV6 previously reserved for the most expensive models. And with the changes, the requirement for AdBlue will be dropped from newly introduced 580 models, as Volkswagen Australia switches to source all variants of the Amarok from Argentina rather than Germany...

2022 Volkswagen Amarok: what we know so far, and what we want to find out

The new Volkswagen Amarok is expected to have a choice of at least two engines – a twin turbo 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel and a single turbo 3.0-litre V6 diesel – backed by 10-speed automatic transmissions, when it goes on sale in 2022...

New Volkswagen Amarok due 2022, will have unique look but Ford engines

The new Volkswagen Amarok – and the first be based on the Ford Ranger – will be in showrooms in 2022, the German car maker has confirmed overnight as both brands provided updates on their joint venture on commercial vehicles. And while the Ford Ranger sold in Australia is likely to continue to be sourced from Thailand, the Volkswagen Amarok will be sourced from a Ford factory in South Africa...

2020 Volkswagen Amarok XL and XXL pricing and specs

Volkswagen has released Australian pricing and specifications of its factory-endorsed, long-wheelbase Amarok XL and XXL conversions, with prices starting from $10,595 RRP for an XL cab-chassis upgrade. This comes on top of the initial purchase price of an Amarok, with prices starting from $44,590 (before on-road costs) for a dual-cab TDI400 with a six-speed manual gearbox...

Volkswagen Amarok 580S limited-edition coming soon

Volkswagen has released pricing for its new limited-edition Amarok V6 580S, with 200 examples coming to Australia from $70,990 plus on-road costs. That pegs the Volkswagen Amarok 580S between the Amarok V6 Highline ($64,990 plus on-road costs) and the range-topping Amarok V6 Ultimate ($72,790 plus on-road costs)...

2022 Volkswagen Amarok teased: Ford Ranger-based ute coming

A first look at the upcoming 2022 Volkswagen Amarok has been handed down, hinting at a meaner design for its second generation. Developed in partnership with Ford, the new Amarok ute will take most of its engineering and architecture from the Ranger project – while Volkswagen takes the lead on vans for both companies...

Volkswagen Amarok 580S Special Edition revealed

Volkswagen has added a limited-run Amarok 580S Special Edition to its dual-cab ute stable, with just 200 to be made. Power in the limited-run 580S comes from the same turbocharged V6 engine used elsewhere in the range-topping Amarok line-up, making 190kW (200kW on over boost) and 580Nm. It's put to all four wheels through an eight-speed torque converter transmission...

2020 Volkswagen Amarok V6 manual arrives in showrooms priced under $50,000

Volkswagen's new six-speed manual V6 Amarok will cost from $48,990 drive-away, according to its website, which has published details ahead of the local launch next month. This is the less than the list price of $49,590 before on-road costs and also includes an accessory starter pack...

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Volkswagen to offer long-wheelbase Amarok 'XL' and 'XXL' conversions

Volkswagen is about to bridge the size gap between the most popular types of double cab ute in Australia and the full size pick-ups from the USA. Volkswagen Australia is poised to introduce a factory-approved conversion that significantly lengthens the wheelbase and tray of its Amarok ute. The stretch will be available in two sizes: +310mm (XL) and +650mm (XXL)...

Volkswagen could face record fine, Justice Foster blasts ACCC and VW

Volkswagen’s German head office could be hit with an even bigger fine than the proposed $75 million penalty – already the highest of its type in Australia – for “misleading or deceptive conduct” on diesel vehicles that cheated emissions tests. However, the outcome of the hearing and the total amount of the fine may not be known for months after Justice Foster reserved his decision in the Federal Court in Sydney today...