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VW Amarok: Debut in South America

VW Amarok
The VW Amarok will debut in South America.

Available initially as a four-door crew-cab only, the German designed one-tonner will be built predominantly in Argentina. A single-cab variant will follow in early 2011.

Styling is typically Volkswagen with cues inside and out pointing to those of the brand’s highly-favoured passenger models.

Under the bonnet Amarok is available with a choice of two four-cylinder, turbo-diesel engines – single and twin turbocharged – developing 90kW/340Nm and 120kW/400Nm respectively. Both are mated exclusively to a six-speed manual transmission. Fuel consumption is said to be 7.6L/100km from the low-output model with CO2 figures cracking the sub-200g/km barrier (199g/km).

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Source: Caradvice