Volkswagen’s Amarok is light commercial pickup truck which is available in single cab and double cab layouts. It is powered by turbocharged gasoline or turbo charged direct injection diesel engines. In was introduced in markets in 2005 and since then it has come a long way in terms of technology being used in the vehicle as also design and performance.
The current Amarok version made is Germany will be used by UK’s Royal society for prevention of cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) to help save animals who are injured/ ill- treated and need help. This right hand drive model manufactured in Germany was presented to RSPCA in Hanover at a function which concluded with a tour of the manufacturing facility.
The new model is powered by a 2.0 liter Bi TDI engine with an output of 180 Ps and coupled to an eight speed gear box transmission. Blue Motion technology which has been introduced for vehicles in this ranged has been infused within this model to provide better fuel economy and low running costs. Apart from this an elaborate four wheel drive technology helps the driver overcome any type of terrain. Fuel economy of this vehicle has been rated as 35.3 mpg.
Once deployed, the Amarok outfitted with a hardtop cover and seat covers among other accessories will be working the Southbridge Animal centre which is the largest and busiest centers of RSPCA. It will be used for rescuing animals from off road sites as also for towing equipment in and around the centre spread over 16 acres.
VW Amarok is a vehicle that has been designed with plenty of towing capabilities as also traction and load bearing capacities to compliment work being conducted by RSPCA.