The company Volkswagen has announced the release to market of the open version of T-Roс. The novelty will appear in showrooms in Germany at the end of next week with a starting price tag of 27 € 495. The model is positioned as “the first crossover convertible in the compact class” and is the only car with a folding top in the line of the brand.
An outdoor version of the crossover made its debut last summer. During the conversion of the convertible T-Roc lost the back doors and got fabric pleated roof on the four crossbars, which can be lowered and raised in just 30 seconds at speeds of up to 30 kilometers per hour. The process starts with the buttons on the center console and key FOB. The wheelbase had to be increased by 40 millimeters to arrange a place for the roof folded, and the back to establish an arc of safety. As a result of improvements in the dimensions of the T-Roc has changed: it became longer and lower crossover with a conventional roof, and boot capacity decreased from 445 to 284 litres.
The range of engines convertible shared with the standard crossover. The novelty can be purchased with petrol engines – the “Turbotronic” with a volume of 1.0 liter and liter “turboservice” capacity of which is 115 and 150 horsepower, respectively. Both engines are combined with six-speed manual transmission, but for a more powerful variant also includes “robot” DSG.
For cross-cabriolet T-Roc is available in the package R-Line, 17 – or 19-inch wheels, audio system with 12 speakers, multimedia complex with MIB3 electronic eSIM card and a digital instrument panel.
Production of car T-Roc established at the Volkswagen plant in the German city of osnabrück. The company plans to annually sell about 20 thousand of crossovers with folding roof. For comparison, two years of market presence standard T-Roc model was sold in the amount of 360 thousand copies.
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