Volkswagen Amarok News
2023 Volkswagen Amarok detailed: Future Ford Ranger twin being developed in Australia!
Volkswagen's new Amarok will be developed specifically for Australian demands, and the brand promises it will be distinct from its co-developed Ranger sibling. Read more
2021 Volkswagen Amarok W580 pricing and spec detailed: Aussie-developed Ranger Raptor and Navara N-Trek rival gets a pricetag!
Volkswagen’s answer to the absurdly popular Ford Ranger Raptor, which it developed here in Australia as part of a partnership with Walkinshaw, will arrive two trim levels starting at $71,990 ...Read more
2021 Volkswagen Amarok pricing detailed: Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger rival gets new TDI580 Aventura variant and smaller line-up
Volkswagen Australia will soon offer another high-end variant of the popular 4x4 Amarok V6 dual-cab pick-up, with the TDI580 Aventura set to arrive around March, while its wider ute range has been ...Read more
2021 Volkswagen Amarok W580 detailed: Walkinshaw partnership creates new Ford Ranger Raptor and Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior rival
Volkswagen Australia has laid down the gauntlet to the Ford Ranger Raptor and Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior, revealing the hardcore Amarok W580, the first result of its new partnership with Walkinshaw Read more
2021 Volkswagen Amarok V6 580SE pricing and specs detailed: Australia's most powerful dual-cab ute scores special edition treatment
Volkswagen Australia will roll-out a new variant of its V6-powered Amarok ute in December this year, which will be limited to just 200 units priced at $67,490 before on-road costs.Dubbed the 580SE ( ...Read more
The new battle for dual-cab dominance: From the Ford Ranger to the Toyota GR HiLux, the LDV T70 to the Volkswagen Amarok, here's what you need to know about tomorrow's utes
It's already been a boom year for new utes, with fresh metal set to come thick and fast between now and the end of the year. Read more
New Volkswagen Amarok TDI580 Highline 2021 detailed: More powerful V6 set for most popular dual-cab ute
Volkswagen Australia has confirmed the most popular version of the Amarok dual-cab ute will come with a more potent V6 engine from September.The mid-range TDI550 Highline will retain its 3.0-litre ...Read more
New Volkswagen Amarok confirmed for 2022: Here's how it will be different to the Ford Ranger
The new Volkswagen Amarok has been confirmed for 2022, with new ute - which will share a platform with the new Ranger - to be built at Ford's Silverton factory in South Africa.It would mean the ...Read more
New Volkswagen Amarok XXL 2020 stretches to take on Ram 1500 and Chevrolet Silverado - and $100,000 barrier
Volkswagen Australia has confirmed pricing for the XL and XXL versions of the Amarok, which are much longer – and more expensive – takes on the dual-cab ute ...Read more
Best utes arriving in 2020
Utes are big business. You needn't look any further than the two best-selling models in Australia, the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger, for proof of that fact. Read more
New Volkswagen Amarok V6 580S 2020 pricing and specs: Powered-up plush ute set to tackle the Ford Ranger Raptor!
Is this the final special edition VW Amarok before the new-gen model? Read more
Is America falling in love with the dual-cab ute?
Will America meet Australia in the middle when it comes to trucks? Why dual-cab popularity in the US could mean more utes for Australia. Read more
How new ANCAP safety standards could influence the way new dual-cab utes look
Despite all the latest technology, the dual-cab utes that scored five safety stars late last year, might only be a three- or four-star performer if it was tested today.While new driver-assistance ...Read more
New dual-cab utes 2020 compared: How safe are 4x2 and 4x4 mid-size pick-ups?
Nissan gave its Navara ute an update last week, but crucially it was missing the overdue addition of autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and other crucial advanced-driver assist systems, which got us ...Read more
New VW Amarok 2022 teased: First look at next-generation Ford Ranger twin
Volkswagen has given us our first glimpse of the second-generation Amarok ute, releasing this teaser image during its Annual Media Conference overnight.While obviously teaser images are exaggerated ...Read more
New VW Amarok V6 Highline 580S 2020 detailed: Special-edition ute to pack 200kW punch
Volkswagen Australia has confirmed a special-edition version of the Amarok V6 dual-cab pick-up is on its way Read more
Think you know where your new car comes from? Think again!
With the final Australian-built cars having sold last year, the local high-volume vehicle market has now officially shifted to full imports. Read more
New VW Amarok V6 manual 2020 pricing and specs detailed: Powered-up dual-cab aims up at Ford Ranger
The VW Amarok range continues to expand, despite its ageing, arguably outdated architecture. Read more
VW Amarok 2020 grows to XL and XXL form to better take on Ford Ranger and Toyota HiLux
Two stretched versions of the Amarok will spearhead the initial line-up of Volkswagen's factory-endorsed conversion range and Australian body builder program, with the vehicles set to become ...Read more
Say goodbye to the rear-drive V8s, the 4x4 pick-up is now Australia's car of choice
At a point not too long ago, the reigning champions of the Australian automotive industry were the Holden Commodore and Ford Falcon - both large sedans with V8 engine options that could seat the ...Read more