2013 Volkswagen Amarok is More Powerful and Economical

Volkswagen has upgraded the 161bhp BiTDI engine to 178bhp in the Amarok pickup. The upgraded engine with BlueMotion technology averages 37.2 mpg with CO2 emissions of 199 g/km.

Compared to the outgoing engine, the new upgraded engine has over 10 per cent more power and is 3.9 per cent more economical.

In addition towing limits have increased aso from 2,800 kg to 3,000 kg for manual models, while a new eight-speed automatic transmission has been introduced and has a higher towing limit of 3,200 kg.

Prices start from £19,795 (plus VAT) for the new 177bhp BiTDI engine with a six-speed manual transmission in Startline, Trendline and Highline trim levels and selectable 4MOTION all-wheel drive.

The eight-speed automatic transmission is available exclusively as a Highline model with BlueMotion Technology and permanent 4MOTION for a retail price of £25,105 (plus VAT).


RELATED POSTS

Supercharged 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 debuts in Detroit with at least 625bhp
Skoda VisionC concept previews new design language and company's first five-door coupe
2014 Audi A1 Sportback facelift spied for the first time near the Arctic Circle
New 2015 Nissan Murano revealed with Resonance-inspired styling
Porsche reportedly planning a five-door Cayenne Coupe
2016 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe rendered
Bentley Grand Convertible concept is all about exclusivity, production very likely
10 Unusual events where you can hire a limo service!
Volkswagen Golf GTE Sport concept with gullwing doors and carbon body revealed
Here's your chance to experience the new Jaguar F-Type SVR at the famous Nürburgring
Q by Aston Martin reveals Vanquish S RED Arrows Edition
China-based Techrules to display REN supercar at Villa D’Este
Tags: , , ,