2021 Ford Ranger rendering
11 Jun 2020

Next-gen V6 Ford Ranger on target to launch next year

New Ford Ranger with V6 turbo diesel and its VW Amarok sibling are getting closer to launch date. Ford’s next-generation Ranger ute is likely to launch next year following news from VW that it’s new Amarok – based on the new Ford Ranger ute – will be “for sale by

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15 May 2020

VW Amarok 580S limited edition ute is here

Powerful grunt and some extra gear underpin the Amarok 580S ute. Volkswagen Australia has announced another limited edition Amarok model for our market.  The Amarok 580S will sit between the Highline and Ultimate models on the showrooms floor, priced at $70,990 plus on-road costs. Just 200 units will be available

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VW Amarok sketch next new generation Australia
18 Mar 2020

New VW Amarok ute shown at meeting

Volkswagen has begun spurring anticipation for its new Amarok ute, teasing a sketch during an annual meeting. THIS IS the first official glimpse at the 2022 VW Amarok ute. Shown during VW’s Annual Media Conference in Germany overnight, the sketch of the German car maker’s second-generation model was shown. While

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21 Nov 2019

Long-wheelbase VW Amarok XL and XXL introduced

VW’s V6 and four-pot dual-cab Amarok will now be offered with a longer wheelbase, fitting up to a 2.2m tub on the back.

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01 Apr 2019

Volkswagen Amarok 2019 Review: Ulitmate 580

Isaac Bober’s Volkswagen Amarok 2019 Review: Ultimate 580 with Price, Specs, Performance, Ride and Handling, Ownership, Safety, Verdict and Score.

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Volkswagen Amarok Ultimate 580 Vs Mercedes-Benz X350d Power
30 Jan 2019

Volkswagen Amarok Ultimate 580 vs Mercedes-Benz X350d Power

Toby Hagon heads into the Outback to see whether the Volkswagen Amarok Ultimate 580 can out-grunt the new Mercedes-Benz X350d Power.

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2019 Volkswagen Amarok Ultimate 580 Review 87%
28 Jan 2019

2019 Volkswagen Amarok Ultimate 580 Review (with video)

Toby Hagon’s 2019 Volkswagen Amarok Ultimate 580 Review With Price, Specs, Performance, Ride And Handling, Ownership, Safety, Verdict And Score.

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Volkswagen Amarok TDI550 Core Review 83%
22 Jan 2019

Volkswagen Amarok TDI550 Core Review

Dean Mellor’s Volkswagen Amarok TDI550 Core Review With Pricing, Specs, Performance, Ride And Handling, Safety, Verdict And Score.

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Ford and Volkswagen confirm alliance
16 Jan 2019

Next-generation Ford Ranger to be base for Volkswagen Amarok from 2022

The next-generation Ford Ranger will be the foundation of the next-generation Volkswagen Amarok as the two automakers confirm an alliance.

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13 Aug 2018

The Top 5 Best Hero Utes

The humble dual-cab 4×4 ute ain’t so humble any more. We look at the top 5 best hero utes either on the Aussie market or about to land here soon.

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Volkswagen Amarok V6 Ultimate Review 87.5%
16 May 2018

Volkswagen Amarok TDI550 Ultimate Review

Dean Mellor’s Volkswagen Amarok TDI550 Ultimate Review With Pricing, Specs, Performance, Ride And Handling, Safety, Verdict And Score.

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190kW V6 Amarok
17 Apr 2018

190kW/580Nm Volkswagen Amarok V6 trumps Mercedes-Benz X-Class

Moments after the reveal of the 190kW Mercedes-Benz X-Class V6, a more powerful Volkswagen Amarok V6 has arrived.

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2016 Volkswagen Amarok Highline. 82.5%
08 Jun 2017

2017 Volkswagen Amarok V6 Highline Review

Isaac Bober’s 2017 Volkswagen Amarok V6 Highline Review with pricing, specs, infotainment, performance, ride, handling, safety, verdict and score.

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Car ads and the Super Bowl 2017
06 Feb 2017

Car Ads and Super Bowl 2017…

Automotive advertising mostly sucks… that is until the Super Bowl rolls around and then car makers go bonkers to out-do each other.

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refreshed 2017 Volkswagen Amarok
27 Oct 2016

Volkswagen Amarok takes a swipe at Mercedes-Benz X-Class

The new Volkswagen Amarok will launch in Australia late in November, with VW promising power and torque hikes via ‘overboost’. THE MERCEDES-BENZ X-Class was revealed yesterday with the German car maker saying its Nissan NP300 Navara-based ute would be the only premium ute on-sale. Locally, Volkswagen has responded with VW

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