VW Brings Guinness World Record-Owning Monster Trucks To The Olympics

VW solidified their bid to be the official vehicle of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics five years ago, and have spent the time since assembling a 3,000 vehicle fleet that includes some insane Volkswagen Amarok monster trucks. » 2/04/14 12:09pm 2/04/14 12:09pm

VW Amarok Might Be Worth Moving Abroad For

England's 4x4 Magazine has named the 2014 Volkswagen Amarok their "Pickup of the Year," just throwing sand in the face of us Americans who will continue to be denied access to the vehicle. » 12/19/13 11:40am 12/19/13 11:40am

Watch four Volkswagens pull down a giant chimney

Why use a wrecking ball, explosives, or an excavator to destroy a giant steel chimney when you can just hook it up to four Volkswagen Amarok pickup trucks and let them pull it down for you? SCIENCE. » 5/05/11 3:30pm 5/05/11 3:30pm

Volkswagen Amarok Camper: Please Don't Blame It On The Recession

Our story of the VW Amarok motorhome begins in the 234th year of the United States, or 2010. In a modernist condo in Palo Alto, there lived a guy named Gary Jr., whose Brioni suit exuded something people called "expensive." » 9/10/10 2:15pm 9/10/10 2:15pm

The Volkswagen Amarok Is Still Not Coming To The United States

Volkswagen's Amarok pickup is still not coming to the United States. Also, we're pretty sure it's built in Argentina, not Brazil. [Edmunds InsideLine] » 8/27/10 11:15am 8/27/10 11:15am

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. » 12/01/09 11:00am 12/01/09 11:00am

Volkswagen Amarok: Hungry Like The Wolf

We've finally uncovered the name of VW's as-of-last-we-heard-unnamed-or-maybe-something-more-robustly-named pickup truck. It'll be called the Volkswagen Amarok. In some dialects, the name means "loves stones" and in Inuit Eskimo, means "wolf." What? Das Germans didn't want to call it "Wolfenstein?" [PickupTrucks] » 6/04/09 11:36am 6/04/09 11:36am