This performance-oriented car could hit Indian roads by next year
Volkswagen India is planning to launch a performance-oriented GT version of its popular SUV, the T-Roc, in the country by next year, according to NDTVAuto. The upcoming car will be a rebranded version of the T-Roc R, which is currently available in select international markets. Notably, the performance-oriented SUV has a top speed of 250km/h and it can do a 0-100km/h sprint in 4.8-seconds.
How will it look like?
The Volkswagen T-Roc GT will come with a compact yet sporty look featuring a sleek horizontal-slat grille guarded by LED headlamps and a muscular front bonnet. The car will also get an impressive side profile with chrome highlights around the windows and angular-looking alloy wheels. On the rear, it will sport quad exhausts and LED taillamps.
Inside the cabin
Inside, the Volkswagen T-Roc GT will house a luxurious and feature-loaded five-seater cabin. The SUV is expected to come with power-adjustable leather seats, automatic climate control, a sunroof, and a multifunctional steering wheel. Plus, it will have a touchscreen infotainment panel with support for connectivity features, and standard safety elements like driver and passenger airbags, ABS with EBD, and speed alert system.
Power and performance
Under the hood, the Volkswagen T-Roc GT will reportedly draw power from a 2.0-liter TSI petrol engine that comes mated to a 7-speed automatic gearbox and an all-wheel-drive powertrain. The motor is capable of producing 300PS of maximum power and 400Nm of peak torque. The car has a top speed of 250km/h and it can do 0-100kmph in just 4.8 seconds.
And, what about pricing and availability?
Going by the reports, Volkswagen India is likely to launch the T-Roc GT in India by 2021. As for the pocket-pinch, the SUV is expected to be priced upwards of Rs. 30 lakh.