Volkswagen Amarok picks up award
The new Volkswagen Amarok has received the International Pick-up Award 2011
The new Volkswagen Amarok has received the International Pick-up Award 2011. The accolade, awarded for the first time this year, was judged by the highly regarded panel, representing 23 countries, that elects the prestigious International Van of the Year awards.
The Volkswagen Amarok is due to be launched in the UK in 2011. The Volkswagen Amarok boasts the largest load dimensions in its class with a load area of 2.52 m² (1,555 mm long, 1,620 mm wide, with width between wheelarches of 1,222 mm), a maximum payload capacity of 1,057 kg and maximum towing limit of 2.8 tonnes. All models also feature advanced technology and safety systems including EDL (Electronic Differential Lock), ASR (Anti-Slip Regulation), ESP (Electronic Stabilisation Programme) with Hill Hold Assist, Hill Descent Assist and off-road ABS designed to significantly shorten stopping distances on loose surfaces.
Prices and specifications will be released nearer the time of launch.