- Distinguished rugby player, Seabelo Senatla, is Volkswagen’s newest brand ambassador.
Free State-born Senatla, who plays for the Stormers in PRO14 and Western Province in the Currie Cup, joins current brand ambassadors, rally legend Sarel van der Merwe and 4x4 specialist and television presenter Andre de Villiers.
Senatla who is also a philanthropist, an entrepreneur and a winemaker, is best known for his talents on the rugby field. He was awarded the World Sevens Player of the Year and South African Sevens Player of the Year in 2016. He also currently holds the record for the most tries for the South African Sevens team (224).
“Seabelo Senatla fits perfectly with the Amarok’s brand motto of ‘Know your power’. He embodies the Amarok’s traits which are speed, strength, intelligence, character and power and we are proud to welcome him to the Volkswagen family,” said Mark Handley, Head of the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Brand.
“Key to this partnership is sharing Senatla’s inspiring personal stories of his confident power to succeed in many roles. The partnership with Volkswagen, will also see Seabelo driving our top-of-the-range Amarok 190kW 3.0 V6 TDI,” concluded Handley.
Senatla has signed a three-year partnership with Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.
The Amarok model range, which has been in the local market for over a decade, now consists of the following engines; the 2.0 BiTDI 132kW and the 3.0 V6 TDI 190kW.