2019 Audi Pickup Review – The race for supremacy in the newly formed midsize luxury pickup segment is getting tense. Mercedes is fully committed to building a midsize truck for the global market with the potential to become a luxury item for U.S. buyers.
2019 Audi Pickup Future
Tesla has announced plans to build an all-electric truck and will come with all the Tesla tech we’ve come to love.GMC debuted the Canyon Denali for the 2017 model year and is the first to arrive in dealerships. Even BMW has hinted to “never say never.” So what other automakers might join the fray?Audi has weighted glove it could dawn in this fight of the middleweights.
2019 Audi Pickup Exterior And Interior
Volkswagen recently released a moderately updated Amarok pickup for the 2018 model year. It’s this truck on which the Audi version would be based. This makes rendering the Audi version rather simple since the front clip will constitute most of the changes.Around the sides, the squared-off wheel arches and fat tires give the Audi a more truckish stance. The same goes for the tall, upright greenhouse. It is doubtful Audi would incorporate the Amarok’s chrome sports bar in the bed, but we left it. These roll bar-like add-ons are becoming popular again after their heyday in the 1980s. Both Chevrolet and GMC include the option of their midsize trucks.
2019 Audi Pickup Engine
In its overseas markets, the heavily revised 2017 Amarok comes with a new 3.0-liter TDI V-6 that offers an impressive 221 horsepower and 405 pound-feet of torque. The Audi pickup would never get this engine thanks to VW’s diesel game scandal so that another powertrain would be needed. That’s where the Q7 comes in again.
2019 Audi Pickup Price And Release Date
The Audi pickup will apparently carry a premium price over the current crop of midsize pickup offerings in the U.S. It’s starting price will likely land between $48,000 and $50,000. Check several option boxes and the price could shoot into the mid $60,000 range.