New VW dual cab - Volkswagen Amarok

New VW dual cab - Volkswagen Amarok

Our friends over at Pickup Trucks have uncovered the name of the new VW dual cab that surfaced a few months back.

Link: Pickup Trucks
Link: Volkswagen Australia

Volkswagen's upcoming midsize pickup has been given the robustly unusual name "Amarok." The name comes from the Inuit word for "wolf."

"The Inuit regard the wolf as the king of the wilderness, an impressive figure due to its strength, robustness, endurance and superiority," VW said in a press release this morning. "This name also means 'he loves stones' in the Romance languages, which are spoken in the major markets in Brazil and Argentina."

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