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New Volkswagen Amarok V6 to be unveiled at 2016 Ploughing Championships

Amarok Launch

Visitors can enjoy a driving experience with a difference.

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, official motoring partner of the National Ploughing Championships, for the sixth year in a row will unveil the new Volkswagen Amarok at this year’s event.

With one of the largest stands in the motoring section, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles will have the full range of commercial vehicles on display including the brand new Amarok V6. Visitors to the stand will get the opportunity to enjoy a customer experience in the all new Amarok V6, being driven around a short track to display the vehicle’s features.

The Amarok which will be launched in Irish market this year is set to gain a bigger ‘heart’ and enhance its performance potential, thanks to the latest generation of Volkswagen V6 engines. Ideal for rough terrain, drivers of the Amarok can look forward to an additional litre of displacement offered by the 3.0-litre engine, while the pick-up will continue to boast impressive on- as well as off-road capability. Its new engine will deliver 550 Nm of torque and has an output of 224 PS.

Commenting on the New Amarok V6, Alan Bateson, Director of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in Ireland said: “We are delighted to be the official car partner of the championships. The Amarok V^ will be the star of the show for us, a vehicle which has really evolved into a car that isn’t just about the undoubted practicality, but also about good looks, road presence and more engaging driving dynamics. The National Ploughing Championships showcases the Best of Irish Food, Farming and Culture and this partnership matches our brand values of being the best Commercial Vehicle manufacturer in the Irish Market. Launching our new Amarok V6 at this year’s championships will be great. We want to invite all visitors to call to our stand and say hello and test out our driving experience. ”