A special edition of the VW Amarok Canyon is out and it seems to have taken some styling cues from the 2012 Amarok Concept. At the IAA Commercial Auto show held in Hannover, Germany, 2 special editions of this 2017 VW Amarok Canyon Edition have been announced.
Here’s a report from some of the internet gatherings.
2017 VW Amarok Canyon Edition – External Body Parts and Inner Cosmetic Changes
The 2017 VW Amarok Canyon Edition will have a 2 way redesigned grille with small air vents for the engine. Its upper portion will host the company logo and two tweaked headlights with more powerful LED systems. Right below the logo another series of grille will be seen. There will be ample air vents in the grille making way for good engine breathability.
In addition to the impressive grille, strong front bumper and circular fog lights, together present this new Amarok model a robust presentation.
Masculine curves on its sides, its 20-inch arch wheel and new door handles all add up to the style of this new model. The vehicle will roll upon new 17 inch alloys having Perilli Scorpion At-R Tyres.
At the back end, new tilted LEDs are also included. Along with this, its impressive bed liner assists in lessening impacts of rough terrains.
Impressive craftsmanship also extends to the interior of the new 2017 VW Amarok Canyon Edition mode. The in-cab offers more space both for passengers as well as their belongings. Its dash comes with a new look. It will host a redesigned control panel and a 6.3-inch infotainment screen. All this will present the in-cab with a sophisticated appeal. The frontal seats will have Nappa leather coating offering more comfort for longer drives. This new model gains standard navigation feature, parking assists, temperature regulators and Apple CarPlay feature.
Insulation and ergonomics will somewhat be similar to its previous trims. The quite nature of the diesel engine ensuring noise-free travel! Plus its adequate traction control ensures that the passengers have a smooth ride despite rough rolling surfaces. Plus its new brakes never give in despite rugged roads or water swamps.
Engine Specifications of the New 2017 VW Amarok Canyon Edition
Volkswagen is already a superlative vehicle and its new series of models hosts a 3.0-liter V6- 4 cylinder turbo diesel powerplant. It is with this powerful engine that its automakers are planning to lock horns with the market competition. The power output expected is around 224 hp and 540 lb-ft of torque. And this could be mated to a 6-speed auto transmission.
Top speed of this new 2017 VW Amarok Canyon Edition is stated to be around 120 mph and its rate of acceleration is 62mph in 7.9 seconds. Fuel economy was its automaker’s objective right from the outset and with 30.9 mpg of fuel usage they have lived up their expectations.
A slight increase is also seen in its towing capacity. This new 2017 VW Amarok Canyon Edition can tow 3.5 tonnes which are 0.5 tonnes more than its predecessors.
2017 VW Amarok Canyon Edition – Price and Release Date
This new VW Amarok Canyon Edition 2017 is already available in showrooms and its price is set from $40,000-$60,000.