The Amarok Canyon
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Special edition model for the Volkswagen Amarok V6
→ The powerful 165kW 3.0 TDI V6 bakkie is now available with a special edition model, the Amarok Canyon
→ The Amarok Canyon’s features include new alloy wheels, key exterior and interior design elements
Volkswagen‘s double cab pick-up, the Amarok, is now available with a special edition model. The Amarok Canyon is set apart with its refreshed look and sees new features as well as additional exterior and interior styling elements.
The Amarok Canyon joins the Dark Label (only available in the 2.0 BiTDI 132kW 4MOTION Auto) as the only other special edition model available in the range and distinguishes itself through‚ the ‘Honey Orange‘ metallic exterior paint (exclusive to the Amarok Canyon), door handles in matte black, radiator grille painted in black with chrome trims, partly
chrome-plated body coloured exterior mirror housings, widening wheels arches painted in black, new design matte black styling bar, matte black side tubes with unique Canyon decals as well as 17-inch Aragua alloy wheels.
Interior features of the special edition include Canyon edition partial leather seats with ‘Honey Orange‘ coloured stitching, seatbelts with orange-coloured seams, multi-function steering wheel with colour seams, Greenhouse black roof lining, ‘Canyon‘ embroided floor mats, pedal cap in stainless steel and auto dimming interior mirror.
Standard features on the Amarok Canyon include Bi-Xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights, parking distance control (front and rear) with rear view camera, featuring rear and front parking sensors and a reverse camera, Radio Composition Media and App-Connect with voice control. The Amarok Canyon can be customized with optional features such as the Discover Media system which includes satellite navigation as well as the seat heating package.
A comprehensive list of safety equipment, which come as standard on the Amarok Canyon, include six airbags (including a side front airbag with curtain airbag), tyre pressure monitor, Electronic Stabilisation Programme (ESP), Electronic Trailer Stabilisation, Hill Descent Assist, Off Road ABS with Hill Hold Assist and Volkswagen’s award-winning automatic post-collision braking system which can reduce the chance of or severity of a second accident in the event of a collision.
The Amarok Canyon’s 3.0-litre V6 TDI engine with permanent 4MOTION all-wheel drive generates 165kW from 3 000 to 4 500 rpm and 550 Newton metres of torque from 1 400 to 1750 rpm. With an overboost, the power output is increased to 180kW and torque to 580Nm for about 10 seconds, which is helpful when overtaking. The Amarok with V6 engine completes the zero to 100 km/h sprint in 8.0 seconds and has a top speed of 193km/h. The average fuel consumption is 9.0litres per 100km.
Service and Warranty
The Amarok Canyon comes standard with a 3 year/ 100 000km manufacturer warranty, 5 year/ 90 000km Genuine Automotion Service Plan and a 6 year anti-corrosion warranty. The service interval is 15 000km.