Monthly Archives: May 2013

One Year Update on the Possibility of the Amarok in Canada

So it has been almost a year since it was widely reported that VW Canada were *considering* bringing the Amarok to Canada. There have been other vehicles that only been available to Canada in the past, so not a stretch … Continue reading

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VW Canada is Teasing us on Facebook

So I’m currently on the road and I quickly loaded up Facebook, what slapped me in the face? Volkswagen Canada has a post up asking for “likes” for people that want to see the Amarok in Canada. There are currently … Continue reading

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VW Amarok Mini-Site

A reader sent me a link to a VW Amarok mini-site that allows you to explore some of the features of the Amarok, it is focused towards the UK commercial vehicle crowd. They also provided me with a PDF copy … Continue reading

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Amarok XXL

So in additional to the Amarok Type R concept, VW has also released a new variation of the Amarok, dubbed the Amarok XXL. The XXL is only available in a four door variant, but the bed length grows from 1.55m … Continue reading

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Wörthersee Amarok Photo Gallery

I wanted to find more pictures of the concept Amarok shown in Wörthersee and post them here. I found a couple of sources, but most places just had the same 6 photos posted over and over. Finally I found VAU-MAX.de, … Continue reading

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The Important Bit

So there has been lots of news around the Type R Amarok concept vehicle and the only pictures that I have see to date have been the half dozen official ones, there must be more out there. Hopefully on the … Continue reading

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Photos of Amarok Type-R

So after I saw the post the other day on CarScoops, lots of other sources started to report about the Amarok Type-R that was produced for the Wörthersee Tour. I kept looking for information  or pictures of the actual truck. … Continue reading

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Volkswagen Amarok Type-R

In their annual Wörthersee Tour in Austria, VW has put together an Amarok equipped with a 3.0L V6 TDI engine, that delivers 268hp (272PS / 200kW) and a peak torque of 600Nm (442 lb-ft). Not certain if this is the … Continue reading

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VW Canada’s New Blog

I noticed that Peter Blackwell, VW Canada’s Director of Marketing, has started a new blog. It is billed as, “The VW Blog is your hub for all things Volkswagen Canada. Read about the latest news and happenings from VW enthusiasts … Continue reading

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Creeping VW Canada

Recently it occurred to me that the evidence of the Amarok coming to Canada might be waiting in the open, albeit fenced off area. If VW was testing the Amarok in Canada or had a few for showing off at … Continue reading

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