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Volkswagen Amarok Global Premiere

Volkswagen To Release Global Premiere For New Amarok This Week

Johannesburg, 4 July 2022 – The new Volkswagen Amarok will be officially unveiled during its global premiere on Thursday, 7 July 2022.

“We are incredibly excited for the world and our customers

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New Volkswagen Amarok Has Stylish Buttons

New Volkswagen Amarok Has Stylish Buttons

Hannover, 27 June 2022 – Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ premium pick-up celebrates its digital premiere on 7 July. Alongside numerous highlights and technical innovations like LED lights and the vertical touch display,

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Volkswagen Amarok

Countdown International Spirit of Volkswagen Amarok Trophy begins

The countdown to the start of the inaugural International Spirit of Amarok Trophy has begun. The competition which will be contested by 20 teams from Australia, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa will take place on 14-18 September 2015 in Botswana.

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Winners of the 2015 Spirit of Africa Trophy finals announced

Alwyn Jordaan and Melanie Barnard are the 2015 Spirit of Africa Trophy champions. The pair, who finished in the third position last year, successfully mastered five days of demanding 4×4 driving challenges at the Kwalata Game Reserve in Botswana. Alwyn and Melanie took home R50 000 prize money for their achievement.

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NEW VOLKSWAGEN AMAROK ATACAMA BRINGS THE DESERT TO THE URBAN JUNGLE

New Amarok Atacama special edition model priced from £26,850 (basic excl. VAT) High equipment levels and a choice of two transmissions Bi-xenon lights, Vienna leather trim, sat nav and 19-inch wheels all as standard   Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is turning up the heat this summer with the arrival of the new limited edition Amarok Atacama. […]

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Volkswagen Amarok goes international with the Spirit of Africa Trophy

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is taking the Spirit of Africa Trophy to an international stage, by inviting teams from Australia, Namibia and Botswana to compete against South African winners in the inaugural Spirit of Amarok international competition in Botswana from 13 to 17 September 2015. Spirit of Africa Trophy going international Event moves to Botsweana from […]

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Volkswagen Amarok Double Cab Automatic now available in 4×2

The Amarok Double Cab has revolutionised the local 1-tonne bakkie market since its introduction in September 2010. One of the innovative technologies that Amarok introduced into the local bakkie segment was the 8-speed automatic transmission in January 2013. Until now, this popular derivative was only available with a permanent four-wheel drive system.

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Automotive Volkswagen Amarok Limited Edition

Limited edition Amarok Dark Label set to hit the UK Styling package includes 18-inch black alloy wheels and matt black details Two drivetrain options: six-speed manual and eight-speed automatic Only 300 models available – prices start from £26,125 (OTR ex VAT) On sale from 22 September 2014 Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is set to give its […]

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Volkswagen Amarok takes Voetspore team to another African expedition

Volskwagen Amarok will embark on its third Voetspore expedition with Johan Badenhorst and his team. This year’s expedition, known as Voetspore in the Groot Skeurvallei van Afrika/Voetspore in Africa’s Great Rift Valley, will go through 13 countries starting from Mozambique and finishing in Ethiopia where Rift Valley starts.

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Limited Edition Volkswagen Amarok

NEW SPECIAL-EDITION VOLKSWAGEN AMAROK CANYON BOASTS RUGGED APPEAL UK special-edition limited to 350 vehicles Featuring over £8,500 worth of additional equipment Prices start from just £28,990 (ex VAT) On sale from 1 April 2014 Volkswagen’s multi award-winning Amarok has always challenged traditional pick-up conventions.  And now the new special-edition Amarok Canyon has powered to the […]

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Sarel van der Merwe – Volkswagen Amarok – JIMS 2013

Volkswagen Amarok SA Motorsport Uber-Legend Sarel van der Merwe sitting comfortably in what he describes as, “The most exciting vehicle at the 2013 Johannesburg International Motor Show”. Displayed here for the first time anywhere in the world, the Wörthersee VW Amarok boasts a 200KW, 600NM V6 TDI motor capable of shoving this beast to 100KM/H […]

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Volkswagen Amarok South Africa get’s an Upgrade

Amarok’s entry level engine upgraded The entry level engine of the Amarok model range has been upgraded from 90kW to 103kW. The 13kW power boost of the four-cylinder 2.0 TDI engine with common rail injection improves driving performance. The acceleration from 0-100km/h is now 12.6 seconds (previously 13.2 seconds) and top speed is 168km/h (162km/h).

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Volkswagen Amarok – South Africa

 AMAROK Innovative automatic transmission system for the Amarok First pick-up with 8-speed automatic transmission Technology increases comfort and improves fuel consumption High levels of off-road ability, comfort and fuel efficiency Increased towing capacity Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is expanding the transmission options available in the Amarok model range with the introduction of an innovative 8-speed automatic. […]

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Goodyear: Finalists chosen for 2012 Amarok Spirit of Africa Trophy

Two months’ of testing the off road driving skills of nearly 500 entrants in the elimination rounds of the 2012 Amarok Spirit of Africa Trophy competition have come to an end in the Kondowe private nature reserve in Limpopo.  The top 20 teams of two will contest the finals over four days in southernNamibiafrom August […]

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AMAROK PROVES IT’S THE BEST PICK-UP AT AUTO EXPRESS AWARDS

The Volkswagen Amarok has pulled off a top motoring accolade at the Auto Express New Car Awards 2012, announced at an awards ceremony in London last night, as the winner of its inaugural ‘Best Pick-Up’ award.

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VOLKSWAGEN AMAROK: A GOOD DEAL

PICK UP A GOOD DEAL: VOLKSWAGEN AMAROK AVAILABLE FROM £299 A MONTH For the first time since the Amarok was introduced in the UK launch last year, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is introducing a competitive finance offer from £299 a month (plus VAT and initial payment), which is available until 30 June 2012.

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AMAROK ASSEMBLY TO BEGIN AT VOLKSWAGEN’S HANOVER PLANT

Future European Amarok contingent to be made in Hanover Series production to start end of June 2012 Hanover, May 3, 2012. Today Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG, the Prime Minister of Lower Saxony David McAllister, and the Lord Mayor of Hanover Stephan Weil, together with Chairman of […]

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Volkswagen South Africa Commercial Vehicles – Still growing strong

South African sales record in February 2012 Record sales for Amarok with 817 units Worldwide deliveries up in the first two months of 2012 by 8.9 percent The Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Brand in South Africa recorded 1 111 sales during the month of February – its highest sales month ever.  This topped the Brand’s previous best […]

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MANLIEST MOTOR AND BEST PICK-UP AWARDS FOR VOLKSWAGEN AMAROK

The new Volkswagen Amarok pick-up has received two more accolades in the last month, firstly from What Van? who named it the ‘Best Pick-Up of the Year’, and also from Zoo magazine who crowned the double-cab pick-up ‘Manliest Motor’ in its 2011 Motoring Awards.  

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UP TO THE CHALLENGE: AMAROK SUPPORTS THE 2012 DAKAR RALLY

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles will return to the 2012 Dakar Rally as the event’s official supplier for the third year. A fleet of nearly 40 vehicles, including 30 Amarok pick-ups, are being provided to the event’s organisation team, the Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.), as support vehicles. These will be used throughout the event, regarded as the […]

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Amarok Double Cab now available with petrol engine

The Amarok Double Cab is now available with a TSI petrol engine. The introduction of a 2.0 TSI 118kW engine completes the Double Cab model line-up that includes 2.0 TDI 90kW and 2.0 BiTDI 120kW derivatives. All the engines are mated with a 6-speed manual transmission. An automatic transmission is planned for introduction in the […]

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles well represented at the 2011 Johannesburg International Motor show

In 2011 Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles established its Brand as one of the main players in the light and medium commercial vehicles segments. Year to date, over 6500 units have been sold. This is almost double the total number of units the Brand sold in 2010. At the 2011 Johannesburg International Motor show, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles […]

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Amarok takes on Africa in the new series of Voetspore

Amarok has been a star performer on the light commercial vehicles sales chart since its launch in September 2010. On Sunday, 4 September 2011, Amarok took on a different role as the star performer in the latest television series of the venerable Voetspore. “The Amarok sales in the past few months show that it is […]

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DELMAS, MPUMALANGA – Round 4 of the National Extreme Festival at the Red Star Raceway near the Mpumalanga town of Delmas proved to be a tough day at the office

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Van Market Supply Shortages

Van Market In Decline Due To Supply Shortages

Tuesday 5 July, 2022 The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market declined for the sixth consecutive month in June, falling -23.0% to 26,443 units and rounding off a challenging first half

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Car Market Affected By Supply Shortages

Car Market Performance Affected By Supply Shortages

Tuesday 5 July, 2022 UK new car registrations fell -24.3% in June, according to the latest figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The month saw

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5 July, 2022

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