By Staff Reporter
The Volkswagen Amarok V6 is now available in a special edition Amarok Canyon. The Amarok Canyon makes the same 165 kW of power as the regular Amarok V6 but sets itself apart with new alloy wheels, key exterior and interior design elements.
The Amarok Canyon exterior features include, a ‘Honey Orange’ metallic exterior paint (which is exclusive to the Amarok Canyon), door handles in matte black, radiator grille painted in black with chrome trims, partly chrome-plated body coloured exterior mirror housings, widening wheels arches painted in black, new design matte black styling bar, matte black side tubes with unique Canyon decals as well as 17-inch Aragua alloy wheels.
Interior features of the special edition include Canyon edition partial leather seats with ‘Honey Orange‘ coloured stitching, seatbelts with orange-coloured seams, multi-function steering wheel with colour seams, Greenhouse black roof lining, ‘Canyon‘ embroided floor mats, pedal cap in stainless steel and auto dimming interior mirror.
Standard features on the Amarok Canyon include Bi-Xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights, parking distance control (front and rear) with rear view camera, featuring rear and front parking sensors and a reverse camera, Radio Composition Media and App-Connect with voice control. The Amarok Canyon can be customized with optional features such as the Discover Media system which includes satellite navigation as well as the seat heating package.
A comprehensive list of safety equipment, which come as standard on the Amarok Canyon, include six airbags (including a side front airbag with curtain airbag), tyre pressure monitor, Electronic Stabilisation Programme (ESP), Electronic Trailer Stabilisation, Hill Descent Assist, Off Road ABS with Hill Hold Assist and Volkswagen’s award-winning automatic post-collision braking system which can reduce the chance of or severity of a second accident in the event of a collision.
The Amarok Canyon’s 3.0-litre V6 TDI engine with permanent 4MOTION all-wheel drive generates 165kW of power and 550 Nm of torque. With an overboost function, the power output is increased to 180kW and torque to 580Nm for about 10 seconds, which is helpful when overtaking. The Amarok with V6 engine completes the zero to 100 km/h sprint in 8.0 seconds and has a top speed of 193km/h. The average fuel consumption is 9.0litres per 100km.
The recommended retail pricing is as follows (VAT and Emissions Tax included):
Amarok Canyon 3.0 TDI V6 165kW 4MOTION Auto R799,000
The Amarok Canyon comes standard with a 3 year/100,000km manufacturer warranty, 5 year/90,000km Genuine Automotion Service Plan and a 6 year anti-corrosion warranty. The service interval is 15 000km.
Leave a comment