Volkswagen’s Amarok pick-up truck has always appealed to customers who appreciate the finer things in ‘rugged’ life. So, to celebrate the very best the brand has to offer, buyers in the UK can now order the most luxurious version to date called the Amarok Ultimate.
Limited to only 500 vehicles, the Amarok Ultimate exterior design is distinguished by bi-xenon headlights, 19–inch Aragonit polished alloy wheels and double chrome strips on the radiator grille. Available for the first time on an Amarok are striking LED daytime running lights that frame the headlights and give the vehicle a unique light signature when driven at night.
Standard equipment also includes electrically foldable, heated and adjustable door mirrors featuring enhanced chrome detailing. Darkened tail light lenses and a new LED number plate light complete the exclusive exterior design package.
Inside, the Amarok Ultimate treats is occupants to a first-class travelling experience thanks to standard-fit Alcantara-trimmed seats, leather multifunction steering wheel, alloy pedal covers (automatic only), heated driver and front passenger seats and satellite navigation. A reversing parking camera is also part of the Ultimate’s standard specification list, along with rear privacy glass and Bluetooth.
The Amarok Ultimate’s sleek appearance is matched by the power that drives it. The model comes with Volkswagen’s top of the range 2.0-litre BiTDI engine that offers 178hp and up to 420Nm of torque with a maximum towing capacity of up to 3,200 kg.
Customers can choose between the 6-speed manual selectable 4MOTION or with 8-speed auto-permanent 4MOTION.
The Amarok Ultimate is available in 2 colours namely Reflex Silver or Deep Black – both feature ‘Ultimate’ decals on the side doors.
The Amarok Ultimate is now open for bookings and retail prices start from £29,555 (excluding VAT) for the manual transmission and rise to £30,970 (excluding VAT) for the automatic transmission. So what do you think folks? Should VW Malaysia bring in the Amarok for 4×4 enthusiasts here? We think so!