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Volkswagen Amarok R-Style concept revealed

Official images of the awesome Volkswagen Amarok R-Style concept ute have been revealed, just ahead of its 2013 Worthersee festival debut in Austria.

Volkswagen Amarok R-Stype concept

As previewed yesterday, the R-Style showcases a cool performance theme. There’s muscly pumped wheel arches which widen the Amarok by 60mm. There’s also chunkier front and rear bumper bars that extended further towards the ground for a lower stance, as well as a number of carbon fibre highlights for that contrasting white and black theme.

Under the bonnet sits a 3.0-litre turbo-diesel V6 engine producing a manly 200kW of power and 600Nm of torque. It’s good for 0-100km/h in 7.9 seconds.

Volkswagen Amarok R-Stype concept interior

In fitting in with Volkswagen’s ‘R’ character, the R-Style comes with a spruced up interior with bucket seats, splashes of red on various trimmings and lots of carbon fibre.

It also comes with 22-inch alloy wheels and an eight-inch multimedia interface with a kicking stereo and sub-wooofer.

Volkswagen is yet to provide an official comment on the concept, especially in regards to a possible production version. We’ll keep this report updated as soon as we hear more.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.