Volkswagen Amarok Wins Best 4×4 and Pick-Up at WWCOTY
- ‘4×4 & Pick-up’ award from the ‘Women’s Worldwide Car of the Year’ jury goes to Amarok from Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles
- A 75-member jury of female automotive journalists from all over the world is impressed by the new Amarok
- One of five category winners from which the ‘Best Car’ can be chosen in March
Continue reading below for article from Volkswagen New Zealand.
The Women’s Worldwide Car of the Year panel has officially announced the winner of the of this year’s 4×4 & Pick Up award: All‑new Amarok.
Each year, the female automotive journalists selects their favourites from new models that have recently celebrated their premiere on at least two continents – this time there were 62 to choose from. The year 2024 also represents the 14th time in succession that they have done so since 2011. The jury’s decisions focus on safety, driving technology and comfort of the vehicle, efficiency, sustainability and value for money.
Marta García, President of the ‘Women’s Worldwide Car of the Year‘ jury, explains the reasons for the award: “This new generation of the Volkswagen Amarok presents a radical change. It gains habitability, off-road capabilities, load capacity. It includes five engines that adapt to the needs of each market. It also improved interior quality and equipment.”
“We are delighted to receive the ‘Women’s Worldwide Car of the Year’ award for the best ‘4×4 & Pick-up’ vehicle in the world. Our Amarok is a pick-up that delivers reliable performance both on and off the road, and it makes us very proud that we have the right offer for our customers,” says Lars Krause, member of the Brand Board of Management at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles responsible for Sales, Marketing and After Sales.
The 2nd generation Amarok range launched in New Zealand in 2023 with praise across the board for its excellent range of options to fit all its consumers’ needs. Four cylinder or V6, Amarok is at the top of its game thanks to its ten-speed transmission, a range of new driving assistance features, 5-star ANCAP rate safety systems, off and on road capability, plus the ultimate comfort and refinement.
Globally, the Amarok also claimed the ‘International Pick-up Award’ for the third time, making it an award-winning addition to the Volkswagen Commerical Vehicle line up.
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