The production spec Volkswagen T-Roc has been teased ahead of its global debut on August 23, 2017. Ahead of its global premiere, Volkswagen has released a sketch, stating it is ‘Ready to Roc’. Following the series of images released earlier this month, the company also released a clip about the design story of the SUV, giving inkling of the styling and design of the upcoming model.
Based on Polo, the baby SUV will be positioned below Tiguan and is among the seven new SUVs lined-up for launch by the end of next year. The SUV was first revealed at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show as a concept and three years down the line, VW’s smallest SUV has taken final shape.
As revealed in the images, the front profile gets sharp rectangular shaped headlamps and a robust bumper with possibly a silver skid plate. The section below the headlamps ostensibly houses fog lights with LED units, placed between turn indicators and air dams. The sides of the T-Roc feature grey fender flares and black finished ORVMs. It additionally gets black roof and roof bars. Check Out – First Spy Pictures of New-gen Volkswagen Jetta
Insides are likely to come with dual-tone colour scheme with a variety of options to pick from. However, the seat-covers, centre console, door panels and dashboard are expected to match the body colour for a sporty look. On the feature front, VW’s smallest SUV will feature a virtual instrument cluster, or the Active Info Display as VW refers it. Besides, there will be the same touchscreen infotainment system seen on the 6th generation Polo.
Built on the MQB A1 underpinnings, the SUV is likely to measure 4.30m in length, whereas the ground clearance will be around 15mm more than VW Golf. The engine set up will most likely include 1.0-litre TSI petrol unit with maximum power of 115bhp, 1.5-litre TSI Evo petrol with 150bhp of output and a larger 2.0-litre petrol mill with 190bhp of power. The diesel range on the other hand will use 115bhp, 1.6-litre TDI, 150bhp, 2.0-litre TDI and 190bhp, 2.0-litre TDI engine. Check Out – Upcoming Volkswagen Cars in India
As for the transmission, there could be two options including the 6-speed manual and 7-speed DSG auto box. While VW’s 4MOTION all-wheel drive system is expected to be offered only with the higher capacity engines. Volkswagen could bring the SUV to the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show next month, followed by its European launch by the end of this month.