Volkswagen T-Roc 2017: reach the new compact crossover based on the Golf

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Comes the new compact crossover from Volkswagen.

According to Autocar, makers of Volkswagen have confirmed the presence in Geneva 2017 a new prototype based on the T-Roc concept 2014. This would be a configuration very close to the final version, because that will be the advancement of final version of production of the new crossover based on the Golf, that the brand be presented in the second half of that same year.

According to the british publication, the new model will be based on the MQB platform of Volkswagen and will be under the Tiguan in the range, with dimensions similar to the prototype presented in 2014, a length of 4.17 meters, 1.83 wide and 1.50 high. Counting with the same distance between the axes of the Golf current, 2.640 mm

The style derived from the T-Roc concept two-door unveiled in 2014, but now will earn a configuration more practical five-door, and according to the same Coach, will also include the name T-Roc.

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will Take the name T-Roc, although it is not known if accompanied by.

As a derivative of the Golf will have the same range mechanics of this, including the new block of gasoline TFSI 1.5 liters, 150 HP and 250 Nm of torque, and that in your version Bluemotion develops 131 HP and 200 Nm. Other available mechanical would be the 2.0-liter Golf GTI, which in the case of the compact now makes 230 HP, 245 HP in the Performance version.

you will Also find blocks TDI diesel and even he says it could accommodate a hybrid version plug-in or completely electric.

As the rest of the brothers in the range, the new crossover based on the Golf will be front-wheel-drive serial and total for the versions higher, can combine, according to versions, with the six-speed manual transmission or the automatic gearbox DSG seven relationships.

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Probably the model loses the roof type targa.

For the moment, the model that we would see at the Geneva motor show will be the last concept, but we can expect a vehicle look very posibilista, probably based on the production model, with some light makeup to make it stand out as a prototype.