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this was available in the US. Not sure how it would do versus Chevy, Dodge and Toyota but I#039;m sure it could kill else. well, everyone left.

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The Amarok is a mid-size pickup built by Volkswagen Commercial (VWCV). The Amarok range of single cab and double cab, with either rear-wheel or 4motion four-wheel drive. and is by turbocharged gasoline orTurbocharged Injection (TDI) diesel VWCV considers the Toyota Nissan Navara and Mitsubishi to be Amarok competitors, although it is in size.


In 2005, Commercial Vehicles announced intent to build the Robust and off road family of vehicles.[3]

In automotive website the first photos captured by Carspy Photography of the development of the Robust Pick Up concept wearing Toyota Hilux on a Volkswagen-developed chassis.[4]

Amarok double cab, Australia

In 2008, automotive spy photographer Lehmann captured the first of the Robust Pick up wearing a body which is designed by de Silva .[5]

In September Volkswagen released the Robust Up concept in a Search and Rescue vehicle color scheme; the is said to be 95% a production version.[6]

The Amarok, the first pickup Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, was to the general public in General Argentina on the 7th of January 2010.

the launch in Argentina, the Amarok was a key vehicle in the 2010 Dakar with 45 being used.[7]

In 2010, the Amarok was awarded 4 from Euro NCAP the 2010/2011 standard crash procedure.[8] In February 2011, it 5 stars from the Australasian New Car Program (ANCAP).[9]


The #039;Amarok#039; was developed and researched by agency Interbrand on request Volkswagen.[10]

Revealed to the public on 4 2009, Amarok means in Inuit. and Interbrand also it is associated with he loves in Romance languages.[10] It also tomorrow in Irish .[11] It is the title of a 1990 record by musician Mike Oldfield. a album of the German black solo project Nargaroth. and the of an open-source music player 1.0 in 2004).

Volkswagen#039;s association #039;Wolf#039; is referenced on many of its Up until the 1980s, the #039;Wolfsburg in various guises, was displayed on VW the most famous being 1. Up until 1964, the Wolfsburg badge was placed on the bonnet. The also appeared on the steering hubs on many models. The (Italian for Wolf) was named in of Wolfsburg. the home of Volkswagen.[ needed ]


As of 2010, the engine consists of two 2.0L Turbocharged Injection (TDI) common diesel engines which is from the Volkswagen Transporter it has been tuned for more but less power; the entry-level produces 90 kW (122 PS; 121 hp) which a maximum torque of 340 N·m (250 from 2000 rpm. The top of the bi-turbo version produces 120 kW PS; 161 hp) which develops a maximum of 400 N·m (300 lb·ft) from rpm.12000000

Fuel consumption in a cycle format is as low as 7.6 L/100 km (37 31 mpg-US) on the rear wheel variant to 8.1 L/100 km (35 mpg-imp; 29 on the 4Motion theoretically giving the a 1,000 km (620 mi) range filling up for fuel.

As of the 2012 Year Volkswagen has introduced two engine configurations, 2.0L TDI 90 kW upgraded to 103 kW of power[13] and a 2.0L which has an optional 8-speedZF automatic transmission.[14]


2.0 TSI2011–I4 16V1,984 cc (121.1 cu in kW (160 PS; 158 hp) @ 3800–5500 rpm300 N·m lb·ft) @ 1600–3750 rpm

2.0 TDI (CR) 16V1,968 cc (120.1 cu in )90 kW (122 PS; 121 hp) @ rpm340 N·m (250 lb·ft) @ rpm

2.0 TDI (CR) DPF2012-I4 16V1,968 cc cu in )103 kW (140 PS; 138 hp) @ 3750 N·m (250 lb·ft) @ 1750–2250 rpm

2.0 (CR) DPF2010–I4 16V1,968 cc cu in )120 kW (163 PS; 161 hp) @ 4000 N·m (300 lb·ft) @ 1500–2000 rpm

2.0 (CR) DPF2012–I4 16V1,968 cc cu in )132 kW (179 PS; 177 hp)420 N·m lb·ft)


The Amarok has drive concepts: rear drive, Shiftable 4Motion and 4Motion. The Shiftable all wheel system can shift drive the axles whereas the Permanent all wheel drive system power through a Torque (Torsen) differential with a ratio between the front and axles.

Production sites and

It#039;s destined for sale South America, Australia and New as well as Europe.

It is expected to 90,000 Amaroks annually production it is at full capacity.[16]

The site was dropped from sites to produce the Amarok due to the Financial Crisis and increasing costs in Europe in 2009.[16]

In 2010 it was decided by the Volkswagen Board of Management that Amarok pickups will be in Hanover. Germany for the European and volume markets from the of 2012.[18]

The 100,000th Amarok was produced on the 8th of 2011.[19]

Amarok introduced at market from 2012 6MT highline)

Production Figures:

= 193

2010 = 44,525

2011 = (until May 2011)

Volkswagen Amarok

The Amarok has not well in Australia. This may be due to a of models on offer compared to In 2012, it did not make it into the top ten utes in Australia. It was outsold by the Hilux, Nissan Navara, Triton and Ford Ranger, others.


Currently[ ] the Amarok is available in South Australia, New Zealand, and South Russia as well as the rest of However, a recent[ when? ] of other mid-sized pickup in North America has created an in the market. VW is in talks with and U.S. dealerships to introduce the to the continent.[20]

While about 1% of sold in the U.S. are diesel, been determined that 3.5% of Canadians buy diesel (more than hybrid and vehicles). This statistic is with very few diesel available (particularly in the car and light-truck It#039;s estimated that 40% of VW 75-80% of Mercedes-Benz) customers choose diesel when both options. Canadian tend to prefer efficiency and value while U.S. continue to have a negative of diesel engines because of experiences with the technology the 1980s. The company has indicated they will proceed to evaluate the potential market a potential entrance coinciding the newest model of the Amarok.[21]

Model lines

Three lines will be offered on the base version, Trendline and

Base version

The base comes equipped with steel wheels, height-adjustable seats, variable folding bench seats, locking box, cargo platform antenna integrated within mirrors, manual window manual door locking and wing mirror adjustment. The bumper, wing mirrors and handles come in black.

Base model 4×2

The Trendline grade has over the version electrically operated locking, electric windows and mirror adjustment as well as a with a CD player, climate (Climatic), multi-functional display, control, front fog lights, aluminium wheels. Also in the body colour are the front door handles and wing


The Highline grade has the Trendline part chrome housings, chrome strips on grille and around the fog lights, rear bumper bar 18-inch wheels, automatic climate (Climatronic), leatherette/leather fabric on the

Platform variants

Volkswagen single cab. VW quotes fuel consumption

The Amarok was in a Double Cab variant with the Cab first launching in late in South Africa [22] and [23]

Other variants


an extended bed with 2.21 of space and a slightly longer

Cab Chassis variants of both the Cab and Double Cab will launch the 2012 Model Year


Rumoured platform include a five to seven SUV to compete with Nissan and Toyota Hilux SW4 to be built in for the South American and European [/quote

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