Volkswagen T-ROC concept car Geneva world premiere
The eve before Geneva International Motor Show saw Volkswagen Group’s world premiere of the T-ROC concept car. Progressive design, front section ED headlights and 2 removable roof halves are unique to this concept SUV. Volkswagen’s Tiguan and Touareg SUVs in the future there could be more SUV offerings. This follows the CrossBlue (USA), CrossBlue Coupé (China) and also Taigun (India) concept cars displays.
The new design T-ROC has a striking front section. The 2 door all-wheel drive SUV sees a middle section of the roof consist of 2 halves that can be taken off at ease, and stowed in the boot. Driver’s field of vision is enhanced with front and rear cameras backed up in the dark by LED headlights. Power comes from a 135 kW / 184 PS turbo-diesel direct injection engine. ‘Street’, ‘Off-road’ and ‘Snow’ drive modes get the car to move.
With 4Motion drive train, 7-speed DSG (dual-clutch gearbox), and ABS functionality, Hill Start Assist and Hill Descent Control vary depending on mode selected. The 2.0 TDI engine’s fuel consumption is a low 4.9 l/100 km, while maximum torque is 380 Nm. Built on Volkswagen Group’s Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB), lightweight construction ensues weight of just 1,420 kg. Relatively short overhangs and the multi-part 19-inch alloy wheels with size 245/45 tyres are distinct.