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VW Expanding SUV Offerings with New T-Roc

Maker adds much needed small ute to portfolio.

by on Sep.11, 2017

Volkswagen adds another much-needed utility vehicle to its line-up with the new T-Roc.

Volkswagen’s quest to be a bigger player in the U.S. market has fallen short due to a shortage of sport-ute and crossover offerings. The German maker’s been remedying that with a spate of new vehicles, such as the new Touareg, Atlas and now, the T-Roc.

The small crossover helps the company fill one of the fastest-growing niches in the American market. It will debut in Europe this fall with an American debut coming next year for less than $25,000 to start.

Beyond the Headlines!

“The T-Roc sets a new benchmark in the booming SUV segment,” said Herbert Diess, chairman of the Board of Management for the Volkswagen brand continues. “With its functionality, dynamic handling and technology, the T-Roc embodies all good Volkswagen qualities and will further boost our SUV campaign.” (more…)

VW Rocks Out with T-Roc Concept

From Back to Rock…as well as rocky trails.

by on Feb.28, 2014

VW claims the T-Roc concept is more than just another car-based soft-roader,

Using a motorist’s own tablet computer, the Volkswagen T-Roc Concept lets you personalize your infotainment choices, whether they run to Bach or Rock. But the name of this new SUV is equally symbolic of its capabilities, with a diesel-powered all-wheel-drive system that’s tough enough to handle rocky trails as well as urban potholes.

Making its debut at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, the Volkswagen T-Roc concept appears to be more than just another pie-in-the-sky prototype, the German maker suggesting it offers a broad hint of what’s to come as it moves to “significantly extend (its SUV) range with new models in a wide variety of classes.”

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VW has rapidly expanded its line-up in recent years, with a broad range of sedans, coupes, cabriolets and sports cars. What it’s been missing out on, however, has been the boom in demand for crossovers.  There’s a big gap between its current Tiguan and Touareg models – something it seems determined to correct. A new model, based on the CrossBlue concept, is expected to be produced in North America. But still other additions are in the works, and T-Roc offers some guidance as to what we can expect.