Volkswagen T-Roc - The Concept Car Preview
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Traditionally, Volkswagen group presents its highlights before the Geneva International Motor Show. The Volkswagen brand is giving the preview of a possible SUV range with the world première of the T-ROC concept car. The concept car has striking features that include its progressive design, the front section with the LED headlights and two removable roof halves.
The brand has the two of the most successful SUV’s from the modern range of Tiguan and Touareg. Also, in the coming future the German car manufacturer will be amplifying this spectrum with new models in a range of classes. The Geneva International Motor Show (4th to 16th March) that will be the world première of the T-ROC, a Golf-format concept car positioned a step below from the Tiguan.This will be followed by the CrossBlue (USA), CrossBlue Coupé (China) and also Taigun (India) concept cars, Volkswagen is once again having a peep into possible future SUV models.
The T-ROC has a new design line and interior style, with the progressive design of the front section being particularly striking. The two-door vehicle also combines the talents of an all-wheel drive SUV - which doesn't capitulate even when faced with rocky off-road tracks - with the summery airiness of a convertible. One of the very cool features is the middle section of the roof that has two halves it can be taken off and stowed in the boot in a few flicks. Backed up in the dark by LED headlights are the Front and rear cameras increase the driver's field of vision.
The engine holds the power of 135 kW / 184 PS turbo-diesel direct injection engine, the T-ROC is equipped with three different driving modes: 'Street', 'Off-road' and 'Snow'. Depending on the mode selected the variables of the 4Motion drive train, ABS, Hill Start Assist, 7-speed DSG (dual-clutch gearbox), and Hill Descent Control vary. Engine is pretty fuel efficient as well with 2.0 TDI engine's fuel consumption is a low 4.9 l/100 km, with the maximum torque is 380 Nm.
The design of the vehicle body is based on the Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB). Thanks to lightweight construction the SUV weighs just 1,420 kg. Aesthetical features include the relatively short overhangs and the multi-part 19-inch alloy wheels with size 245/45 tyres.