Volkswagen’s subsequent era of premier bakkie will break cowl this week. Save the date and watch the Amarok international premiere on the seventh of July with us.
The Amarok might share a platform and underlying elements with Ford however the newcomer is touted to be “unambiguously extra expressive and as soon as once more appreciably extra spectacular.” Read about everything we know about the bakkie forward of the Amarok international premiere right here.
Mark Handley, Head of Volkswagen Industrial Autos acknowledged: “We’re extremely excited for the world and our clients to see the brand new Volkswagen Amarok when it formally breaks cowl throughout its digital premiere on the Volkswagen Nutzfahrzeuge YouTube page this week.”
The launch will probably be going down on the seventh of July at 10:00 native time and the link can be accessed here.
The Amarok vary has been accessible in South Africa because the finish of 2010 and has managed to promote a formidable 41 442 models in that point. The brand new Amarok was designed in Germany and Australia whereas manufacturing will happen in Silverton, Pretoria alongside the new Ford Ranger. The prevailing mannequin will nonetheless be produced at Volkswagen’s Pacheco facility in Argentina for the foreseeable future.
Handley additional added: “As Volkswagen South Africa, we’re proud that the brand new Amarok is not going to solely be inbuilt our nation, thus supporting the native economic system, however on the finish of the 12 months we may also welcome motoring journalists from world wide for the Amarok international media launch to be hosted in South Africa.”
On the Amarok international premiere on Thursday we are going to get to see the revealing of the newcomer which measures in at 5 350mm in size and three 270mm extensive. That is 96 mm and 173 bigger than the outgoing era which equates to more room than earlier than. It’ll additionally embrace a towing capability of three,5 tonnes and may have 1,2 tonnes loaded up into the bin (relying on mannequin and specification).
On the within, the brand new Amarok will boast a digital cockpit and portrait infotainment system in both 10 or 12-inch sizes whereas the vary may also include over 30 driver help techniques which assist autonomous driving applied sciences.