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

VW Pickup Does Its Best Baywatch Ripoff

Watch this video of the VW Pickup » 11/26/08 2:30pm 11/26/08 2:30pm and try not to hear the theme song from as you do. Seriously, we knew the Germans had a thing for the Hoff, but this is getting ridiculous. The little video even maintains the same high production standards as the 90's series, with a conveniently placed wave runner appearing out of…

VW Pickup Concept Revealed, Potentially Named "Pickup"

Wow, yeah, these are apparently press shots of the VW Pickup concept to be revealed at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in Hanover, Germany this week decked out in "Search and Rescue" gear. Well, sort of — they dropped some stickers on it and put some life preservers and a fire extinguisher in the back and called it a… » 9/22/08 4:00pm 9/22/08 4:00pm

2010 Volkswagen Robust Pickup Spied In United States

Despite rumors that VW won't sell its upcoming pickup, the "Robust" (that probably won't be its final name) in the US, the company does appear to be conducting hot weather testing here. It looks like the 2010 VW Pickup will be sold exclusively in markets that appreciate simple, well-engineered, utilitarian pickups rather … » 7/25/08 1:20pm 7/25/08 1:20pm

Volkswagen Robust Pickup Truck Photos Show The Germans Are…

That's right folks, this is the first photo of the upcoming Volkswagen Robust — VW's pickup truck pants party gate crasher. Although the segment was once dominated by the 'mericans, it seems everyone's checking their coat at the door in exchange for a pair of steel-toes. But those boots'll be sitting in a double-cab… » 3/30/08 4:40pm 3/30/08 4:40pm