So, you’re telling us it’s not the 1 April? However we’re footage of a convertible model of the Volkswagen T-Roc – someone have to be having us on?
Nope. This actually is the brand new Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet.
It’s straightforward to get your head round the usual T-Roc. It’s primarily a tall Golf with just a few further styling options thrown in to fulfill the world’s demand for sporty-looking crossovers.
The convertible although shouldn’t be fairly so easy. It may well hardly be thought of a household automobile with solely two doorways and a smaller boot, can it? VW says it’s all about including “but extra life-style to the booming SUV market.” Hmm.
Nonetheless, it is a new automobile that’ll make its debut on the Frankfurt Motor Present, so we should let you know a bit about it, even when you’ve already made up your thoughts both manner.
To comply with VW custom – and to reserve it from weighing as a lot as a small city – the Cabriolet contains a folding smooth prime that may open in simply 9 seconds at speeds of as much as 19mph.
It’ll additionally are available two totally different specs. ‘Fashion’ apparently permits for extra personalisation, whereas ‘R-Line’ fashions will get sporty appears inside and outside, together with that moderately unusual boot spoiler.
There’s excellent news within the type of drivetrains although. The usual T-Roc’s two turbocharged petrol engines will each be obtainable from launch with 6spd guide gearboxes as commonplace (VW’s 7spd twin clutch ‘field is an possibility). The smaller of the 2 is a 1.0-litre three-cylinder with 113bhp, with the bigger being a 1.5-litre four-pot that pushes 148bhp via to the entrance wheels.
Inside it appears like enterprise as typical from VW. There’s a clear inside with plenty of plush supplies and correct buttons to manage most capabilities. Be fascinating to learn the way a lot legroom rear passengers get although.
All in all, the T-Roc Cabriolet looks like the folks’s automobile for all these individuals who missed out on the Vary Rover Evoque convertible just a few years in the past.
What do you assume Web?