Tag: VW Amarok

2023 VW Amarok Based On New Ranger Spotted Testing At Ford’s Proving Grounds In Michigan

It has long been known that VW would be collaborating with Ford on its next Amarok small pickup and now we’re getting our first look at what the new truck will look like. Spy photos captured at Ford’s test track in Dearborn, Michigan, show a new Ranger-sized pickup truck testing with a few Volkswagen traits, […]

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VW Amarok W580X By Walkinshaw Performance Is A Rugged Pickup For Down Under

While Volkswagen is getting ready to retire the Amarok, replacing it with an all-new generation sharing bones with the upcoming Ford Ranger, Australians will get another special edition of the German pickup, locally developed by Melbourne-based Walkinshaw Performance: the Amarok W580X, an off-road-focused version of the W580 and W580S variants that are already on sale Down Under. Under […]

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After Holden, Walkinshaw Works With VW To Develop The Amarok W580

Volkswagen has teamed up with Walkinshaw Performance to create a special edition of the Amarok. Set to launch on December 1, with customer deliveries commencing next April, the Amarok W580, which is the official name of the tuned pickup truck, is the result of approximately 12 months of collaboration between the two companies, which was […]

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Ford And VW Sign Agreements Paving Way For New Amarok, EV And Commercial Vans

Ford and Volkswagen have signed a number of agreements which will see the two companies work together and develop vehicles for one another. The latest agreements pave the way for a new medium pickup which will be built and engineered by Ford. Volkswagen will get its own version of the truck in 2022 and it will […]

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VW And Ford Expanding Their Alliance With City Delivery Van, One-Ton Van

The global alliance between VW and Ford is expanding as the Volkswagen AG Supervisory Board approved further contracts under the cooperation announced last year. As a first step, the two automotive giants plan to realize three projects in the areas of electrification and commercial vehicles. As far as electrification is concerned, Volkswagen’s Modular Electric Toolkit […]

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VW Amarok Dominates First-Gen Ford F150 Raptor In A Fun Drag Race No One Asked For

Gathering the latest crop of Europe’s pickup trucks for a drag race isn’t what these machines are made for but nevertheless the result is always amusing; especially when you throw in a first-gen Ford F-150 Raptor to see how it compares against the smaller diesel trucks. Carwow pitted the Ford Ranger Raptor against the most […]

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