The new, locally-developed flagship of the Volkswagen Amarok ambit will go on auction after this week. The aboriginal 30 barter are in for a treat.
The 2021 Volkswagen Amarok W580 will go on auction online from midday this Thursday, with the aboriginal 30 barter brash to an all-expenses-paid “money can’t buy” experience, including a V8 Supercar clue day.
UPDATE, 1 December 2020: Volkswagen Australia has today accepted the two-model ambit will alpha from $71,990 additional on-road costs for the W580 and from $79,990 additional on-road costs for the Amarok W580S.
Volkswagen Australia says aboriginal dealers orders accept skewed appear the dearer archetypal so far.
W580 added equipment:
W580S added accessories (in accession to W580):
29 November 2020: One of Australia’s best able utes – and anon the alone one with a turbo agent V6 and connected all-wheel-drive already the Mercedes X-Class is axed – assets a balmy administration makeover and a new, locally-developed caster and tyre amalgamation (and a added track) for alike added car-like handling.
The Volkswagen Amarok W580 is a collective activity amid the German automotive behemothic and the Walkinshaw Automotive Group, for three decades the accouterments abaft Holden Special Vehicles and the Holden Racing Team.
Although final appraisement and capacity are due to be appear after this week, Volkswagen dealers accept been told there will be two models: a W580 and a W580S.
The W580 will be priced amid $65,000 and $70,000 while the W580S is accepted to amount amid $75,000 and $80,000, dealers accept been advised.
Orders will initially be via Volkswagen’s website – the online acclimation aperture is due to go alive at midday on Thursday December 3 – afore the agent becomes accessible at all VW dealerships.
The aboriginal shipments of the Volkswagen Amarok W580 are due to access in bounded showrooms in April 2021, and will become a full-time – admitting bound – affiliate of the VW line-up.
The VW Amarok W580 – based on the Highline archetypal brand – is alien to Australia in a partially completed anatomy afore it is adapted into a W580 on the aforementioned accumulation band ahead acclimated for the HSV Colorado SportsCat.
The ability is additionally adjoining to the accumulation band that converts Ram 1500 and Chevrolet Silervado 1500 pick-ups from left-hand-drive to right-hand-drive.
For the VW Amarok W580, Walkinshaw’s engineering aggregation developed a different suspension, caster and tyre amalgamation for bigger on-road achievement – as able-bodied as administration updates, including added fender flares to accomodate the beyond footprint
Due to the prohibitive amount of a new annular of emissions testing, the ability achievement is the aforementioned as the accepted Amarok 580. However, free-flowing bifold bankrupt extensions are said to advice the agent breathe bigger and advance responsiveness.
Prices and blueprint for the 2021 VW Amarok W580 will be appear after this anniversary already the Volkswagen online acclimation aperture goes live.
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2021 Volkswagen Amarok W580 priced from $71,990, online acclimation goes alive this week