Ten years down the line and this bakkie still rocks

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Ten years down the line and this bakkie still rocks

Volkswagen’s 190kW Amarok is here. It’s SA’s most powerful bakkie and one of the country’s quickest

Motor News Reporter

The much-awaited 190kW Volkswagen Amarok bakkie has gone on sale in SA.

The 3.0l V6 190kW TDI engine musters 25kW more power than the outgoing 165kW derivative and the 580Nm of torque is a 30Nm improvement. Power is channelled through an eight-speed automatic gearbox.

With an overboost function that delivers 200kW for 10 seconds, it is the country’s most powerful bakkie, outgunning the 190kW Mercedes X350d...

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