The premium class terrain utility car is a unique vehicle. Not many automakers risk competing in this segment. Volkswagen announced the release to the market a new model of the sample 2017 Amarok. The pick-up is an attractive alternative to the traditional SUV thanks to the high position of the cabin, excellent visibility and high-quality interior. The apparent advantage is the ability to transport oversized cargo in the open body.
The pick-up is built on a unique platform with a supporting frame and the rear axle on leaf springs. As you can see on the photo, the new 2017 Amarok is improved significantly. The pick-up will receive the bi-xenon headlights with LED daylight elements, a new grille and changed bumper lower part of the fairing. The lights design and architecture of plastic dodger were changed. Cosmetic correction is made in accordance with the current trends of the brand, most expressing in radical restyling of the Tiguan. A large surface area of the frontal part allocated under the air intakes. The raised front bumper is almost completely covered with mesh U-shaped deflector. The chunky is added to the appearance due to massive wheel arches and box, integrated into the side sills. Side steps are illuminated by LED-lamps.
Despite the impressive size and high landing, it is easy to get into the cabin. Doors swing open 90 degrees. The 2017 Volkswagen Amarok will be produced with two cab variants: a two-door and four-door.
For the most demanding customers.
One of the main innovations of 2017 Volkswagen Amarok interior is original Ergo-Comfort seats for the driver and front passenger with electric drive, which provide the passengers with the unique ability to get a comfortable seat. This is achieved by adjusting the seat height and a full range of movement along the interior. The seats got contoured side bolsters. The electric mechanism allows you to adjust 14-position and customize the chair for any build of the body. The depth can be controlled manually.
Bright design features of a new architecture of the instrument panel emphasize the horizontal lines, a clear division of surfaces and precision folds and edges. Numerous storage compartments make the journey more enjoyable. The multifunction steering wheel allows the driver to operate the radio, phone and media system. The paddle automatic gearbox control pitch is located on the rim. The sound system is equipped with a unique feature voice amplification. Now the driver in conversation with the rear passengers do not have to raise the voice or turn to the passengers and get distracted from the road. Intelligent electronics will strengthen the voice and give it to the rear speakers.
The basic version is equipped with a two-zoned climate control, parking assistant, traction control, rear-view camera. Four 12-volt outlet are offered to the passengers.
Dimensions of the 2017 VW Amarok are remained unchanged, however, ground clearance is significantly increased:
• length – 5181 mm;
• width – 1944 mm;
• height – 1834 mm;
• clearance – 230 mm;
• wheelbase – 3095 mm;
• dry weight – 1870 kg;
• load capacity – 950 kg.
Standard wheels R17, tire size – 245/70. Body Type – pickup. Doors – four, the number of seats – five.
In 2017, the new Amarok will be equipped with two-cylinder diesel engines of Euro – 4 and representative perspective of ecological range of engines of Euro – 6:
4-cylinder engine – the volume of 2 liters, 140 horsepower, torque of 340 Nm;
V-shaped 6-cylinder turbo engine capacity of 3 liters capacity of 225 horsepower at 550 Nm.
The release of 4-cylinder engines will be stopped in the future. Diesel engines are equipped with CommonRail direct fuel injection complex. Front suspension – is multi-link independent spring, rear – is dependent spring. Basic mono drive version is equipped with rear-wheel drive and 6-speed manual transmission. The car with the company’s 4Motion all-wheel drive system is equipped with 8-gun ranges. The updated brake system ensures a quick and safe stop. The System “stop start” contributes to the economy of a fuel.
Configuration and price
Amarok of 2017 model year will arrive in dealer showrooms in late autumn. There will be five trim levels: Basis, Trendline, Highline, Atacama and Canyon. Depending on the operating environment, customers are offered two versions of suspension – Comfort and Duty Suspension. Gamma of body color is made up of three colors. Minimum version will cost $ 28000, the most equipped – $ 35000.