Volkswagen Amarok announced as 2018 International Pick-Up Award winner

11/27/2017 Same topic: Auto industry: Weekly updates
The all-new Volkswagen Amarok won the 2018 International Pick-Up Award thanks to its amazing features

The International Pick up Award (IPUA) competition is held one time every two or three years and the winners are selected by the jury members of the International Van of the Year (IVotY). All of them are famous trade journalists who come from 25 countries. Based on defined criteria, nominated models will be judged by the sixteen-member jury.

In 2010, the Volkswagen Amarok was granted the ultimate accolade from the IVoty jury. Adding to Volkwagen’s reward listing, the second generation Amarok won the 2018 IPUA, making it the only model to receive the award twice.

2017 Volkswagen Amarok 3.0 TDI V6 Off-Road

As reported by the latest auto news, the 2017 Amarok was appreciated as the “top pedigree workhorse” and the typical model of “play hard, work hard” which is Pick up segment's core values. What’s more, the members of the IVotY jury decided to choose 2017 Volkswagen Amarok as the winner of the competition, citing its clear design, workmanship and fantastic feel. The double cab can house five people, featuring unique 8-speed automatic gearbox and 3.0-litre V6 TDI engine ranging from 120 KW to 190 KW.

the angular front 2017 Volkwagen Amarok

The 2017 Amarok was appreciated as the “top pedigree workhorse”

Up to October, VW Commercial has sold 65,200 units of the 2017 Amarok V6 range, increasing 13.2 percent when compared with 57,600 units sold out in 2017.

Chairman of the Brand Board of Management of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Dr Eckhard Scholz said in his statement that they were very grateful and honoured when receiving the 2018 International Pick up Award. The Volkswagen Amarok 2017 not only is luxurious in design but also meets customer’s demands for grand power and torque. He promised that Volkswagen would keep delivering the best vehicles to customers with an aim of easing their daily work and lives.

In the 2017 Solutrans International Transport Show, the all-new Caddy TGI model from Volkswagen range also ranked among the three best models won the 2018 IVotY award. 

The angular rear 2017 Volkwagen Amarok

The double cab can house five people, featuring unique 8-speed automatic gearbox

and 3.0-litre V6 TDI engine

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