The VW Amarok pick-up will go on sale in the UK next September.
It will initially be available as a double-cab model, with a single-cab variant following in 2011.
It has a 1.15-tonne payload, a 2.52 square metre cargo bed and a 2.8-tonne towing capacity. It can be bought with front, rear and switcheable drivetrains.
UK buyers will have a choice of 2.0-litre TDI diesel engine with either 161bhp or 120bhp.
No prices have been announced.