Additional enhancements are ready for the forthcoming 2023 Volkswagen Amarok. This popular pickup truck is based on Ford’s mid-size Ranger model. Between the two manufacturers, a great deal of information will be exchanged, which is a positive thing. Volkswagen has released the second teaser image for the Amarok pickup truck. As you may be aware, Volkswagen just unveiled the all-new Amarok.
This model is almost complete and ready for further development and production. According to rumors, the Amarok truck will definitely make its way to the United States. Additionally, the Amarok will continue its adventure through Australia. Sales are scheduled to begin in late 2022 or early 2023.
New Powertrain Option?
Volkswagen has not yet disclosed the engine lineup. On the other hand, the German truck will offer a Ford turbo-diesel V6 engine. Most likely, the engine is a 3.0-liter Power Stroke V6. This V6 diesel engine might be adapted to match the 2023 Volkswagen Amarok and its requirements. As of yet, no official specifications are here. Apart from the new chassis, engine, enhanced 4WD system, and 10-speed automatic transmission, it is unknown what additional Ford components will be on offer in the forthcoming Amarok.
We anticipate a bigger touchscreen and maybe a redesigned infotainment system. While certain markets will sell the T7 Ford Ranger as a plug-in hybrid, Volkswagen will not be electrified when it comes to the United States in 2023. The current Amarok is equipped with a 2.0-liter engine producing 160 horsepower and 220 lb-ft of torque. Without a doubt, the new engine will be far more powerful. A 3.6-liter V6 engine with 275 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque is available as an option.
Spied 2023 Amarok Shows the Latest Upgrades
Spy photos recently captured the new Ford Ranger. This also indicates a new Ranger-sized pickup truck being fitted with key Volkswagen elements, including the lighting system. The 2023 Volkswagen Amarok will share a lot of components with the Ranger. However, the truck’s headlights and taillights look to be distinct from those on the next Ranger. In comparison to the Ford, these headlights look to have horizontal DRLs similar to those found on Volkswagens.
The taillights are also distinct from the Ranger’s more complicated double-bump design. On top of that, the increased fog lights hint at the nature of this truck’s emblem. According to what we saw, the Amarok’s exterior will not undergo a major overhaul. However, cosmetic changes are considerable, and as a consequence, a new model will appear better.
2023 VW Amarok Launch Date and Price
The next 2023 Volkswagen Amarok will be available in Europe, Australia, and the United States. Sales will begin later this year or in the first quarter of 2023, according to the German company. Volkswagen has not yet announced pricing but will do so shortly. In any event, the starting price will be $35,000 and will increase from there. Australia is the largest market for Volkswagen Amarok in the globe. In any case, the German manufacturer will give further information closer to the formal debut date.