German premium carmaker, Volkswagen will soon introduce the long-awaited T-Cross 5-seater SUV for the global markets. The company has released the first interior sketch of the SUV. Most of the design details of the SUV have already been revealed, thanks to a handful of spy images and sketches.
The interior sketch reveals that the cabin of the T-Cross SUV shares most of the design parts including dashboard and centre console with the new-gen Polo and Virtus sedan. The dashboard comes with clutter-free design, featuring a large 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system at the centre. The company will also offer an optional package to buyers to select colour-coded bits for the dashboard and centre console. The instrument console has a large 10.25-inch display that will replace the traditional gauges.
Volkswagen will introduce two versions of the T-Cross globally, a standard Euro-spec model and a slightly longer model for developing nations including China, South America and India. The India-spec model will be longer than Euro-spec model. It will have longer rear doors and more rugged design.
The T-Corss is based on the Volkswagen Group’s MQB AO architecture that also underpins the VW Virtus & latest-gen Polo. The India-spec model will use the localised version of the MQB AO architecture. The production-spec model will make its global debut at the Sao Paulo Motor Show in November 2018. Also See – VW T-Cross fully revealed in clear images
In India, the T-Cross will go on sale in 2020. It will be powered by a new 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder, turbo-petrol engine that produces 115bhp of power. The same engine will also power the Skoda’s upcoming compact SUV for Indian market. The T-Cross will rival the Hyundai Creta, Renault Captur and the upcoming Nissan Kicks.