Volkswagen and Walkinshaw’s fettled first-generation Amarok ute has formally reached the top 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 Beneath early in 2023.
The ultimate automotive 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 growth automobiles.
Though they haven’t confirmed the partnership will dwell 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 advised CarExpert.
“[Walkinshaw is] a terrific companion to cope with, there’s lots of mutual respect, and I believe we will positively make one thing the market needs with the brand new technology,” he mentioned.
The primary Walkinshaw-tuned Amarok didn’t seem till 2021, a decade into the outgoing automotive’s life cycle.
However Mr Davies mentioned this time, Walkinshaw-fettled fashions might 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 could be the earliest we might contemplate having one thing like that in market,” he mentioned.
As for the outgoing mannequin? Priced from $86,990 earlier than on-roads, the ultimate W580SE includes a 75W LED mild bar, a spray-in tub liner, and Nappa leather-based seats with Walkinshaw headrest branding.
That’s atop the next tools, which is normal 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 mild surrounds
- Walkinshaw-branded headrests
- W580 carpet mats
- Bonnet protector
- W580 decal pack
- Branded exhaust suggestions
- Bonnet decals
- LED fog lights with cornering operate
- Sail airplane with styling bar
- Entrance underbody styling component
- 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 facet mirrors
- Color driver’s multifunction show (MFD)
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