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VW’s Amarok adds horsepower, but does it add appeal? – Words by Stuart Martin. Horsepower wars killed the Phase IV Ford Falcon and a few other projects at Holden and Chrysler, and now the punch-up is on in the dual-cab ute segment. In the Euro/Japanese ute debate, it’s an all-German brawl this time as Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz trade V6 salvos, ...

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More grunt for Amarok | TRANSPORT NEWS

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in Australia has confirmed an engine upgrade for the Amarok with a new EU6 190kW/200kW on overboost tune of its V6 engine heading to Australia in the third quarter of 2018.  The current EU5 V6 engine offered in the Amarok produces 180kW on overboost, and 550Nm of torque.The new, higher output Amarok will be first available in ...

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The Money or the Box

For VW’s Transporter T6, the focus is all about fuel economy – Words and images by Chris Mullett Recent entrants into the highly contested medium van segment that have arrived on our shores from China may at first sight look like they provide a financial benefit over the established European brands. But, although the one box van shape may look ...

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