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Report: Could Volkswagen be picking up the pickup possibility again?

Word in the pipeline is that Volkswagen may be reconsidering its own rendition of a pickup truck. The German automaker began teasing us with a foreign market model known as the Amarok, which is sold in Europe, South America, Australia, New Zealand, and Russia, just to name a few. While talks are apparently happening between […]

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Report: Volkswagen’s Amarok pickup gets outfitted for military spec

Rheinmetall Defense has decided to outfit Volkswagen’s latest pickup, the Amarok, with their own military touch. Essentially, the European defense contractor said that they’ll be unveiling their concoction at this year’s Eurostatory defense exposition in Paris. Think of it as an exhibition convention for military contractors. Options for the Amarok Light Multi-Purpose Vehicle included a […]

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Report: Volkswagen thinking about bringing Amarok to Canada

It’s been fairly clear that Volkswagen’s latest mid-sized pickup, the Amarok, is not coming to America. However, some fellow journalists may have found some light for anyone in North America who would want a Volkswagen pickup. Word is that Volkswagen has started seriously investigating the Canadian market for its Amarok pickup, as apparently said by […]

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2012 Geneva: Volkswagen Amarok Canyon Concept

2012 Geneva: Volkswagen Amarok Canyon Concept, a pickup we wish we had in the U.S.

For all of you freestyle kayakers out there, Volkswagen has brought a concept to the Geneva Motor Show that was designed with you in mind. The Amarok Canyon concept is a pickup coated in Baladi Orange paint, with exterior features that include a 40mm lift kit, flared wheel arches, auxiliary lights, tinted tail lights, and […]

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Once again: Volkswagen Amarok pickup not coming to the United States

We keep hearing that the Volkswagen Amarok, four-wheel-drive crew-cab V-dub pickup built in Brazil, will come to the United States if the German company can end up at least 100,000 units in the region. Well, the latest report by the folks at InsideLine says that the Amarok pickup won’t be coming to the stateside. First […]

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2011 Volkswagen Amarok goes on sale for 26,203 euros… or about $35,280 USD

As the guys over at PickupTrucks.com point out, one of the reasons that sales of midsize and compact pickups are declining in the U.S. is that their starting price is only a few thousand dollars of entry-level full-size pickups, which offer buyers more utility. Volkswagen has just announced pricing on its new midsize Amarok pickup […]

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Report: Volkswagen Amarok based SUV put on hold

According to an executive, Volkswagen has abandoned plans to make an SUV based on the Amarok pickup, which goes on sale next year in key markets including South America, South Africa and Australia. Originally, Volkswagen had plans to build a Land Cruiser style 7-seater SUV based on the Amarok’s ladder-frame platform, but bosses are now […]

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VW will have to sell 100,000 Amaroks to bring the pickup to the U.S.

Earlier this month, Volkswagen took the wraps off of its new 2011 Amarok pickup. The model goes on sale next year in key markets including South America, South Africa and Australia. Europe will also get the Amarok in the second half of 2010. But what about the United States? According to President and CEO of […]

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2011 Volkswagen Amarok pickup, first images and details released

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has unveiled the new Volkswagen Amarok, the first 1-tonne class pickup to be produced in Germany. Volkswagen said that production of the Amarok pickups is about ready to begin at its “Pacheco” plant in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The 2011 Volkswagen Amarok will launch with two fuel-efficient turbo-diesel engines including a 163-hp 2.0 TDI […]

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2010 Volkswagen Amarok: V-dub pickup coming in 2010

Volkswagen announced today that the production version of its pickup concept unveiled last year will be launched under the ‘Amarok’ name when it arrives in Europe in 2010. Amarok means wolf in Inuit language. Eskimo people, who live in northern Canada and Greenland, regard the wolf as king of the wilderness and a figure of robustness, endurance and […]

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