Volkswagen at the IAA showed another new option for the 2012 Volkswagen Amarok, 8-speed automatic transmission. The model will be initially sold only in Europe at the beginning of next year and then get him to Brazil. In addition to the exchange, the BlueMotion model will also have the package, which, according to the brand, helps reduce fuel consumption. This new exchange, according eat Volkswagen combines a high degree of driving comfort and off-road abilities.
The engine is a 2.0 TDI A180 arrives hp and 42.8 pound-feet of torque, with maximum speed of 179 km / h. Performs acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in under 12s and is still combined with Stop & Start system, a method that switches the engine off at traffic lights and in traffic jams, and another system of charging energy. 4 × 4 has traction and consumes, according to measurements of the plant, 13.1 km / l.
The 2012 Volkswagen Amarok “Basic” uses the same 2.0 TDI diesel engine of the other versions. However, the propeller turbine has only one, not two. Thus, the power drops from 163 hp (horsepower) for 122 hp and maximum torque of 40.8 Nm to 34.7 Nm, 1750 rpm always. The exchange rate remains manual, with six speeds.
The input version can be recognized by 16-inch wheels, front bumper and the rear body-color painted black. Standard offers Climatic air conditioning, power steering, crankcase guard, Single DIN CD/MP3 radio with SD card and USB inputs and Bluetooth, four speakers and two tweeters, height adjustment for the driver’s seat, between others.
Optional features are dual airbags, antitheft alarm, manual locking rear differential, aluminum wheels Tarumã rim 16, 245/70 R16 tires, alloy spare wheel, central locking the doors by remote control as well as windows and mirrors with electric drive .
The 2012 Volkswagen Amarok safety package includes ABS (antilock) for off-road, electronic differential lock (EDL), traction control (TCS), Brake Assist System (BAS), electronic brake distribution (EBD) and control electronic braking (EBC).