Volkswagen and Walkinshaw’s fettled first-generation Amarok ute has formally reached the tip of the street.
The 2600th instance of the W-Sequence Amarok this week rolled off the manufacturing line in Clayton, Victoria, forward of the next-generation Amarok’s arrival Down Underneath early in 2023.
The ultimate automobile was a W580SE, of which 99 have been produced.
In whole, Volkswagen and Walkinshaw produced 1419 examples of the W580S, 458 of the W580, 599 of the W580X, 99 of the W580SE, and 25 pilot and improvement vehicles.
Though they haven’t confirmed the partnership will stay on into a brand new technology, Volkswagen and Walkinshaw have signalled their curiosity in doing a model of the second-generation Amarok.
“This relationship has been vastly profitable,” Volkswagen Industrial Australia director Ryan Davies has beforehand informed CarExpert.
“[Walkinshaw is] an excellent accomplice to take care of, there’s numerous mutual respect, and I feel we are able to positively make one thing the market needs with the brand new technology,” he stated.
The primary Walkinshaw-tuned Amarok didn’t seem till 2021, a decade into the outgoing automobile’s life cycle.
However Mr Davies stated this time, Walkinshaw-fettled fashions may seem inside within the first few years.
“These items take time, we positively wouldn’t be taking a look at 2023, in all probability late 2024 can be the earliest we may contemplate having one thing like that in market,” he stated.
As for the outgoing mannequin? Priced from $86,990 earlier than on-roads, the ultimate W580SE incorporates a 75W LED gentle bar, a spray-in tub liner, and Nappa leather-based seats with Walkinshaw headrest branding.
That’s atop the next tools, which is commonplace on the W580S:
- Walkinshaw tuned suspension (incl. entrance raise)
- 20 x 9-inch ‘Clayton’ alloy wheels
- Pirelli scorpion 275/50 R20 tyres
- Moulded sports activities bar painted in physique color
- Distinctive decals – bonnet & sides
- Wheel arch extensions
- Tuned twin exhaust system
- Walkinshaw grille
- Inside W580 branding together with plaque with construct quantity
- LED fog lights
- Distinctive entrance grille
- Distinctive decrease bumper inserts and fog gentle surrounds
- Walkinshaw-branded headrests
- W580 carpet mats
- Bonnet protector
- W580 decal pack
- Branded exhaust ideas
- Bonnet decals
- LED fog lights with cornering operate
- Sail aircraft with styling bar
- Entrance underbody styling aspect
- 5-piece protecting tub liner
- Vienne leather-based inside trim
- 14-way power-adjustable ErgoComfort entrance seats
- Entrance seat heating
- Satellite tv for pc navigation
- Electrical folding aspect mirrors
- Color driver’s multifunction show (MFD)