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Geneva 2014: Volkswagen T-ROC debuts

Geneva 2014: Volkswagen T-ROC debuts image

Text: Martin Aguilar / Photos: Newspress UK | posted March 04, 2014 11:57

T-ROC is a powerful, low slung crossover

Volkswagen presented the T-ROC concept, a vehicle that provides a preview of what could possibly be Volkswagens's new SUV range, at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. The T-ROC SUV Concept is a powerful, low slung crossover whose body has been designed based on the Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB).

The German automaker says the T-ROC follows a new design line. The front section of the vehicle is designed with a 3D radiator grill with large honeycomb-shaped openings. It is equipped with LED headlights and has an aluminum cross-member at the bottom. The aluminum cross-member houses the LED daytime running lights, taillights and indicators. There are also round headlights that have three strips of LEDs mounted in the bumper. Underneath the three LEDs, Volkswagen has integrated a movable camera. It also has 19-inch alloy wheels and and is also equipped with a rear view camera.

The rear of the Volkswagen T-ROC

The side of Volkswagen T-ROC

The interior of the T-ROC has a low-profile dashboard with a horizontal layout. The dashboard is painted in “Blue-Splash Mettalic”.

The interior of the Volkswagen T-ROC

The T-ROC is powered by a 184 PS direct-injection turbodiesel engine with 380 Nm of torque that is mated to a seven speed dual-clutch gearbox. The T-ROC features three driving modes: Street, Off-road, and Snow.