Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet Revealed Ahead Of Its Launch

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Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet Revealed Ahead Of Its Launch

Volkswagen has revealed renders of its new T-Roc Cabriolet. As you all know T-Roc is sort of an SUV or, better put it as a compact SUV. With length just over 4m, it’s not very huge, so the idea to make a compact SUV convertible is all new. The car will make its public debut in 2019 Frankfurt motor show next month.

Volkswagen has just not added a rooftop mechanism and made it a convertible, there are various changes in the structure and body of the car. The car is 34mm longer than the hardtop variant and has a 37mm more wheelbase. Its a 2 door version instead of a 4 door variant. To make it as safe as the hardtop variant, various parts have been strengthened including doors, headrests and rollover protection bars.

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The front seats are taller by 600mm so that you can really enjoy the convertible with a fresh breeze. The convertible is a soft-top panel which rests above the boot rather than being inside it. It is really fast though opening and closing in at just 9 seconds, and can be operated up to a speed of 30km/h.

Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet Revealed Ahead Of Its Launch

Interiors are the same as the hardtop version. As the going trend, this is also a connected car with an E-SIM and an 8-sinch infotainment screen and 11.7-inch instrument cluster for the driver. There will be two versions of the T-Roc Cabriolet – Style and R-Line packages. As clear by the name the R-Line will have sporty exteriors and interiors.

Engine options include two petrol engines. A 1.0-litre three-cylinder motor churning out 115hp and 200nm of torque, a 1.5-litre four-cylinder unit which makes 150bhp and 250Nm of torque. Both the engine comes mated with a six-speed manual transmission, and the 1.5 unit also gets a 7-speed DSG transmission.

Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet Revealed Ahead Of Its Launch

Volkswagen India has plans to bring the T-Roc to India, but there is no word about the T-Roc Cabriolet. The T-Roc will come to India as a CBU and will be priced somewhere around 17-20 lakh. For the Cabriolet, we will have to wait and see if Volkswagen India has any plans for it.

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