Plan To Pick Up SUV With A Crane Goes From Bad To Catastrophic Failure

Crane-style tow trucks are pretty common in places where space is limited. Even though this particular one seems to have plenty of room to operate; whoever hooked up this Volkswagen Touareg did just about everything wrong. » 12/10/14 3:30pm 12/10/14 3:30pm

Terrifying Runaway Tow Truck Swings SUV Like A Battle Axe Into Traffic

If your pants are still clean and un-crapped in today, that's about to change as you watch this runaway flatbed truck turn itself and the Volkswagen Touareg it's carrying into a massive unguided projectile speeding toward the camera. » 10/02/14 10:49am 10/02/14 10:49am

What Are The Unpopular Cars You See Everywhere?

From what Nissan would like us to believe, the Altima Coupe will not be missed. It’s done after 2013, likely because no one bought it. Which is odd, because I keep seeing them everywhere. » 9/15/13 4:00pm 9/15/13 4:00pm

Watch A Diesel Volkswagen SUV Obliterate A Chevy Truck In A Tug-Of-War

Man, it's been a rough couple of weeks for Chevy trucks. First one gets publicly humiliated by a Dodge truck in a tug-of-war that was probably allowed to go on too long, and now another one gets soundly trumped by some German engineering. » 12/31/12 10:00am 12/31/12 10:00am

Volkswagen Race Touareg 3 Qatar: A Dakar Racer For The Streets

Some concept cars merely glisten in the pinpoint spotlights, others could handle serious business if only some auto exec would get drunk enough to let it loose. Volkswagen's Race Touareg 3 Qatar concept is the latter, minus the drunk exec. » 1/26/11 1:30pm 1/26/11 1:30pm

Flying Across The Desert: Amazing Dakar Rally Photo Gallery

This year the Dakar Rally moved from its spiritual home in Africa to South America. That’s a good thing, as it resulted in more varied terrain, better racing and, most importantly, absolutely amazing photos. » 1/20/09 2:00pm 1/20/09 2:00pm

Volkswagen Touareg V12 TDI Baja Racer

VW launched into another class of Baja today as it released it's Touareg » 11/19/08 5:00pm 11/19/08 5:00pm Baja Racer at the . Racing along the same 630 miles of desert peninsula as the ever popular , this Trophy Truck packs a 542 HP 5.5 liter V12 turbodiesel powerhouse motivating only the rear wheels to kick up some thick, dusty awesome. A tubular…

DARPA Winner's Victory Lap To End At Smithsonian

The Volkswagen Touareg that was crowned as the first DARPA Grand Challenge winner in 2005 (the first challenge was in 2004, but no winners were crowned) is making a grand tour that will eventually lead the fully autonomous vehicle to the top dog of museums, the Smithsonian. The Touareg was nicknamed "Stanley" since… » 6/23/08 3:00pm 6/23/08 3:00pm

VW Jumps On Dirt Car Art Bandwagon With Touareg Ad

Volkswagen, always being one with the hip kids across the Internet, has jumped on one of the popular Internet trends from a couple years back: dirt car art. When "wash me" was too dull, artists like Scott Wade began taking the dirt-coated windows and creating some pretty spectacular designs and now Volkswagen has done… » 5/13/08 3:00pm 5/13/08 3:00pm