While we wait for Volkswagen present the new generation of Amarok, as part of the partnership with Ford that will also bring the next edition of Ranger, the German firm continues to release new versions around the world.
This time it’s about the W580, a high-performance variant prepared by the Australian team Walkinshaw Performance. Therefore, the acronym of this pick-up offered in Oceania: W in relation to the equipment and 580 for the newton meters of torque (59.1 kgm).
Under the hood it has the same mechanics as our versions with V6 engines (3.0 of 258 hp with the Overboost function that raises the power to 272 hp for a few seconds).
Beyond the impeller, suspensions were modified, incorporated 20-inch Pirelli Scorpion tires and several black appliques were added around the bodywork as a front deflector, robust wheel arches, among others. The launch in the commercialization market is set for December 1.