Among the new medium-sized pickup trucks by Volkswagen, the 2017 Volkswagen Amarok is one of them. Although the new Amarok has a modern design, its styling is done in a very intricate manner. This pickup truck looks great from both front and side view, the ratio of the dimension of its body and cargo trunk is just perfect. The stylistic look of this vehicle is flaunted by the separation height of wheels from the wheelbase.
2017 Volkswagen Amarok – Engine
The most important unit of any vehicle is the engine, and 2017 Volkswagen Amarok will be using a 4.2 liter TDi V8 engine. This 4.2 liter TDI V8 engine will be cranking out 420 horsepower and a stunning 686 pound-feet of torque. This engine will accelerate from 0 to 60 in a sprint of 6 seconds and will be able to reach a top speed of 138 mph. There is an option for another engine too which is a 2.0 liter V6 TDI engine. This one will be able to produce an output of 200 horsepower and an equal amount of torque. These engines will either be mated to a six-speed manual or an eight-speed automatic transmission system. All-wheel drive will be featured as standard.
Interior of 2017 Volkswagen Amarok
The interior cabin will be made more technologically advanced, so it will provide comfort in every corner. Luxurious, high-quality materials will be used to cover seats, steering wheel, center console, dashboard and door panels.
2017 Volkswagen Amarok – Consoles
Seats in the front will be ventilated and have heating functions, high-tech infotainment system will be featured in this interior cabin. This upgraded infotainment system will also have FM radio, Mp3 player, and DVD player. For connectivity, options for Bluetooth and USB will be included; other features that can be found in the cabin are power seats, power tailgate, satellite navigation, dual zone climate control and so on.
2017 Volkswagen Amarok – Exterior
The outer body of new 2017 Volkswagen Amarok will sit on the MQB platform. This is a solid chassis so the body will be quite sturdy and compact. The front fascia of new Volkswagen Amarok gets a lot of chrome accents. So the grille is going to get a new design, new aerodynamic lines will be added all over the body. New 22 inch wheels should be included in this pickup truck while in its rear portion. Also, access to the cargo cabin will be easy through a remote controlled tailgate.
2017 Volkswagen Amarok – Date of Release
Amarok is going to have a combined 29 mpg with all-wheel drive and 31 mpg with rear-wheel drive configuration. There are many competitors for this 2017 Amarok, and they are Nissan Titan, Toyota Tundra, Ford Ranger, Nissan Navara, Chevy Avalanche and Honda Ridgeline. The price of this pickup truck is around $58,000. New 2017 Volkswagen Amarok is going to be unleashed by the end of 2017 or in early 2018.