Mark Jones
Road Test Editor
3 minute read
10 Jul 2021
9:04 am

190 kW Amarok slays Subaru WRX STI

Mark Jones

South Africa’s fastest bakkie does not only leave every other double cab choking in its dust, but some other giants too.

The 190 kW Volkswagen Amarok V6 TDI has downed several high performance cars since being tested at Gerotek

It is no longer any sort of secret, we have done all the testing, and Volkswagen's 190 kW Amarok V6 TDI is by far South Africa’s fastest off the showroom floor stock standard 4x4 double cab bakkie. But double cabs are not the only scalps that this GTI of bakkies has claimed. The Amarok has also dispatched a whole bunch of “much faster” cars too. ALSO READ: 190 kW Amarok: Is SA’s fastest bakkie worth R1-million?    The 190 kW Amarok runs a 3.0 V6 TDI that pumps out 190 kW from 3 000 to 4 500 rpm and a proper...