VW Amarok Officially Shows Off Decidedly Un-Wolf-Like Face

The VW naming department is probably awesome. We're betting it goes like this: "Let's do drugs and read local-language editions of Encyclopedia Brittanica." And that's how the Inuit word for "wolf" came to name this new truck, the VW Amarok.

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The VW Amarok is officially slated to debut on the December 15th, but here's a sneak peak courtesy of PickupTrucks.com. These pics show off Vee-Dub's latest pick-em-up which will be sold in places with names that don't start with "United" and end in "States." It'll debut with a 2.0-liter common-rail diesel with 163 HP and 295 lb-ft of torque but will later get a second diesel with 122 HP and 250 lb-ft of torque. Still, it's no Rabbit Pickup. [PickupTrucks.com]