Sales of the Volkswagen Amarok have gone through the roof over the past 12 months, largely thanks to the new 3.0TDi V6 engine. But with two trim levels – and a special edition – to choose from, which is the best model for you? Read our Volkswagen Amarok Specification Guide to find out. Volkswagen Amarok […]

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The Mercedes-Benz X-Class and Volkswagen Amarok are the pickups that sit at the premium end of the market. With prices starting at £27,310 and £25,600 (plus VAT) respectively, they’re far more expensive than the other vehicles in the segment – but which vehicle should you put your money towards? Exterior styling At 1,954mm wide (2,228mm […]

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Buying a new pickup truck is set to become a much harder choice from 2019, with a whole host of new vehicles joining the UK market in 2019 and 2020. In this article, we look at the new pickups that are set to hit UK showrooms in the coming years.  SsangYong kicks us off with […]

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Unlike most pickup trucks, there isn’t a range of VW Amarok dimensions as there’s only one derivative – a double cab – available in the UK (developing markets also have a single cab). In this article, we list the Volkswagen Amarok dimensions, in terms of the load area, off-road and the overall vehicle. VW Amarok […]

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The VW Amarok V6 engine is the most powerful engine in the UK pickup truck market, producing up to 255bhp and 580Nm. Introduced in response to criticism that the previous 2.0-litre twin turbo models were underpowered in 2016, V6 Amaroks are renowned for their performance and finesse. However, there is a choice of three power […]

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Introducing the VW Amarok Dark Label, the pickup that wraps all the practicality, comfort and prestige of the standard Amaroks up in vivacious packaging. Limited to just 200 UK customers, the VW Amarok Dark Label is based on the Highline trim-level but features more extensive styling cues. Dark by name, dark by nature With its […]

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At a time when most pickup manufacturers are downsizing, Volkswagen bucked the trend and dropped its fabled 2.0-litre ‘EA189’ engine in preference of a much more boastful 3.0-litre V6. So far, this has paid off for the German manufacturer with sales up 40% in 2018, but is the new engine worth the extra outlay? Read […]

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The Ford Ranger and Volkswagen Amarok are two widely respected pickups for combining workhorse practicality with passenger car comfort. We pitch the two flagship models, the Ranger Wildtrak and Amarok Highline, together in this head to head. Looks and appearance Aesthetics is very much down to personal opinion, but our social media following voted marginally […]

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The Volkswagen Amarok V6 was launched in 2016 and replaced the Amarok 2.0TDi which was criticised for its performance during heavy-duty operations. The new 3.0TDi V6 engine means the Volkswagen Amarok is now the most powerful and torquey pickup on sale in the UK, and comes with an even greater selection of equipment and features. Volkswagen […]

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The Volkswagen Amarok is the vehicle of choice for the toughest 4×4 challenge in South Africa: Sarel van der Merwe’s Spirit of Africa Trophy. Year after year the Amarok proves that it is tough enough to handle the most demanding speed and technical driving challenges that racing legend Sarel can muster

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