Volkswagen’s new model is one of the most popular SUVs. More specifically, the 2018 Volkswagen T-Roc is the official name, the long-announced SUV, of this company. This model is no novelty or surprise. The T-Roc Concept was introduced a while ago and was known to serve to develop the future serial model. There were indications that the serial model would be namedc. However, the company decided that the serial model bears the same name as the concept version.
According to the latest information, the media will introduce this model on August 23, 2017. As a place where the car will be shown to the general public, the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show is announced in September 2017. The indication as to the Golf SUV model proved to be true. Regardless, T-Roc is the name under which this model will be sold. In the range of this manufacturer, 2018 VW T-Roc takes place under Passat, and above the future Polo SUVs.
Design and Specs
2018 Volkswagen T-Roc is conceived as a competitor to the Mazda CX-3 crossover model. Great similarities, the new model has with the Audi Q2, on which it is, technically, and based. Though it will be based on the Q2 model, T-Roc will have some bigger dimensions. More specifically, it will be about 16 cm in length compared to the Audi Q2. Its length will be about 435 cm, while the distance between the two is the same as for the Q2 model, ie 260 cm.
The new T-Roc has raised clips and wheels of larger dimensions, compared to the standard VW Golf. Also, there are various modifications to make the vehicle practical and out of the asphalt roads. The list of equipment includes a new generation infotainment system, head-up display, digital instrument panel, gesture control technology, automatic braking, etc. In addition to the standard model, it should be expected to offer amendments to the coupe version and a version with an extended wheelbase (the Chinese market), as well as the sports version of the “R” label.
The Volkswagen T-Roc 2018 will offer several different petrol and diesel engines. In all likelihood, the offer consists of 3-cylinder 1.0-liter TSI and 1.5-liter TSI petrol engines, as well as 1.6-liter TDI and 2.0-liter TDI diesel engines. From transmission, there are 6-speed manual, 7-speed automatic, and double clutch transmission. The basic version comes with FWD, while the AWD drive system will also be offered. The AWD system should be expected only for certain versions of the model.
The information is that the offer will expand the version with a hybrid, that is, with an electric drive. T-Roc with an electric drive should have an autonomy of over 400 km (about 420 km).
2018 Volkswagen T-ROC Price
We have already mentioned that the official presentation was scheduled for the fair in Frankfurt, in September 2017. Already in November, the same year, his sale will begin. The 2018 Volkswagen T-Roc will be sold at a price of around € 20,000. This is the price for the base version, while the coupe version should be worth about 2,000-3,500 euros, and the “R” version will cost about 5,000-7,500 euros.