Volkswagen Mzansi has added a new special edition Amarok to its current line-up, dubbed the ‘Dark Label’.
The new special edition Dark Label can be easily distinguished from the rest of the Amarok range, thanks to unique exterior styling that comes in the form of a locally-sourced MAXE matte black styling bar with ’Amarok‘ lettering, door handles and exterior mirrors in matte black, matte black highlight front protection grille with dark chrome lacquered ledges, tinted rear windows, blacked-out B-pillars, black side sills, ’Dark Label‘ décor film on the sides, smoked taillights and new 18-inch ’Rawson‘ alloy wheels.
The interior is no less unique, slotting new black ’Greenhouse‘ headlining, Vienna leather seats, silk glance chrome air vent borders and floor mats embroidered with ‘Dark Label‘ lettering continue the design theme of this special model.
A host of standard safety and convenience features are also part of this exciting new package. These include bi-xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights, front and rear park distance control, tyre pressure monitor, ’Plus‘ multi-function on-board computer, ’Composition Media‘ infotainment system, app-connect with voice control, multi-function steering wheel, on and offroad Electronic Stabilisation Programme Automatic and Post-Collision Braking System.
The new Dark Label can be further customised with optional features that range from seat heating (winter package), increased GVM/ heavy duty suspension, rear view camera, climatronic air-conditioning, ’Discover Media‘ infotainment system (including Satnav) as well as rubber floor covering for the cab and passenger compartment.
Power is sourced from the newly developed 132kW/420Nm 2.0 BiTDi engine paired to an 8-speed auto transmission and permanent 4MOTION® four-wheel drive system. The 0-100km/h sprint is completed in a claimed 11.3sec before clocking a top speed of 179km/h. Fuel consumption is claimed at 8.5l/100km.
Amarok Dark Label 2.0 BiTDI 132kW 4MOTION® Auto: R674 600
The Amarok Dark Label comes standard with 3yr/100 000km manufacturer warranty, 5yr/90 000km Service Plan and 6 year anti-corrosion warranty. Service intervals are at 15 00 km.