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922014 Volkswagen Amarok Canyon

A Uniquely Teutonic Take On The Typical Truck

There are those European automakers that compete in the North American market and those which don't. Volkswagen, for its part, may stand firmly in the former category, but there are still entire model lines that remain out of reach for American buyers: diminutive hatchbacks like the Up! and the Polo, of course, but also entire brands like Seat and Skoda which (unlike Audi, Porsche, Bentley, Bugatti and Lamborghini) aren't offered Stateside altogether. But there's another brand within the Volkswa

28Volkswagen rocks out with Amarok Power concept at W├Ârthersee

This year's Wörthersee Treffen in Austria is packed with interesting concepts like Audi's 525-horsepower A3, Seat's Ibiza Cupster, the Volkswagen GTI Roadster and Skoda Yeti Xtreme, but none of them are quite right for a party, until now. VW's commercial arm is bringing the Amarok Power concept pickup to the show with a 5,000-watt, removable sound system in the bed.

76The coolest official vehicle of the Sochi Winter Olympics comes from VW

Volkswagen Group is taking its role as the official vehicle partner of the 2014 Winter Olympic in Sochi, Russia, very seriously. It is supplying over 3,000 Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda and commercial vehicles to the games, but the Polar Expedition Amarok, which it built a year ago to promote the event in Russia's most remote regions, is definitely the most exciting of them.

56VW's Browning says Amarok could be sold in US if Chicken Tax is repealed

If the 50-year-old Chicken Tax were repealed, there would undoubtedly be an influx of foreign-made light trucks and vans available in the US. In addition to imported midsize trucks like the global Ford Ranger and Mitsubishi Triton, this would also leave the door open for Volkswagen to someday offer its Amarok here.

32VW Amarok R-Style debuting at Worthersee

Volkswagen has announced another vehicle that will be delighting the brand's fans at this week's Wörthersee festival in Austria. The Amarok R-Style is a performance version of the pickup that VW seemingly sells all over the world... except the US and Canada, of course.

32Volkswagen Amarok used to demolish massive chimney in place of wrecking ball

A team of Volkswagen Amarok trucks bring down a massive chimney – Click above for high-res image gallery

60Why It's Not Coming Here: VW Amarok priced at $35k in Europe

Volkswagen Amarok – Click above for high-res image gallery

19Volkswagen Amarok puts on official duds for Dakar Rally

Volkswagen Amarok Dakar Support Vehicle – Click above for high-res image gallery

24Volkswagen Amarok to tackle desert as official support vehicle of Dakar

Volkswagn Amarok pickup - click above to enlarge

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