Earlier in 2019, German tuner delta4x4 transformed the Volkswagen Amarok V6 bakkie into what it dubbed “The Beast”. Now Erkner Gruppe has revealed its own “The Beast” package, a sinister-looking Amarok sporting a wrap and extra off-road equipment.

The modified Volkswagen Amarok V6 you see here has received a “high-quality” wrap in a brushed black metallic hue, while the standard pick-up’s chrome details have been finished in an in-house produced black paint. At the front, the bumper and bull bar have been finished in the same hue.

Although the 3,0-litre V6 is unchanged, the firm says it has equipped the Wolfsburg-based automaker’s premium bakkie with added off-road components, sourced from the aforementioned delta4x4. Additional accessories include a roof-mounted LED light bar and an aluminium roller blind for the loading bay.

For the record, the model you see here boasts the European-spec V6 turbodiesel mill (which we earlier reported is still under consideration for the local market), which sends 190 kW and 550 N.m of torque to all four wheels (here wrapped in thick BF Goodrich all-terrain rubber) via Volkswagen’s 4Motion all-wheel-drive system.

However, if you yearn for a beefier double-cab, ABT Sportsline offers a 225 kW/630 N.m version...