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Remember that bold Toyota Hilux the folks over at Carlex Design unveiled back in October? Well, now the Poland-based company has turned its attention to the Volkswagen Amarok … and the result is just as over-the-top.
While the firm has revealed little official information about its modified Amarok (which it appears to have affectionately dubbed as “Amy”), we do know that the German bakkie has been handed a custom body kit, manufactured using what Carlex Design describes as “state-of-the-art reaction injection technology”. You’ll also notice plenty of body decals, a roof-mounted light-bar and fresh alloys, the latter wrapped in BF Goodrich all-terrain rubber.
Meanwhile, the VW’s cabin has been extensively upgraded with plenty of custom luxury bits and bobs, including swathes of plush leather decorated with eye-catching seams and quilting (and echoing the design of the perches used in the company’s modded Hilux).
Although it’s unclear what lurks under the bonnet of this modified Amarok, it seems likely that it’s a 3,0-litre V6 turbodiesel considering that this is the only engine offered in VW’s bakkie in many European countries.
So, how much will this restyle set you back? Well, Carlex Design lists a starting price (presumably for the lowest-output six-cylinder) of €48 650, which translates to roughly R783 000…