I can't help wondering if Touareg is some kind of anagram. ("Outrage"? "Age Rout"? "A Toe Rug"?)
Btw, how did I miss until just this instant that there's a Microsoft version of that old VW commercial that uses the "Dah Dah Dah" song?
Orts, scraps, and fragments from my days spent dictionary-diving and co-hosting the language-loving public radio show, "A Way with Words"