The newly-launched Volkswagen T-Roc SUV has been “almost sold out” in the country. The carmaker has brought the vehicle under the government’s new import norms that allow a company to import 2,500 units annually without any local homologation process. The information comes from Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen (India), during an online conversation with carandbike. He also revealed that the company might assemble the T-Roc locally via CKD (completely knocked down) kits.
The SUV has been offered in a single, fully-loaded variant priced at Rs 19.99 lakh (ex-showroom). At the heart of the T-Roc is a 1.5L TSI EVO petrol engine paired to a 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox. The gasoline motor makes a maximum power of 147bhp against 250Nm of torque. It can do 0 to 100kmph in 8.4 seconds and offer a top speed of 205kmph.
Built on the MQB platform, the Volkswagen T-Roc is the first vehicle in its segment to feature Active Cylinder Technology (ACT). The system not only improves engine efficiency, but reduces fuel consumption and emissions as well. The overall length, width and height of the premium small SUV stand at 4,342mm, 1,819mm and 1,573mm respectively. It has a 2,590mm of wheelbase. It offers a luggage area of 445-litres. Read – Volkswagen To Launch 4 New Cars In India
The T-Roc has been made available in 6 colours – Indium Grey, Curcuma Yellow, Ravenna Blue, Pure White and Energetic Orange. Some of its key features include LED headlamps, LED DRLs, black ORVMs and roof, 17-inch diamond cut alloys, a 10.25-inch Active Info Display, paddle shifters, 8-inch Composition media infotainment system, 6 airbags, front and rear parking sensors, rear fog lamp, electronic stability control, and more.
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