Volkswagen’s new T-Roc crossover model, shown at the National Ploughing Championships in Tullamore this week, goes on sale here later this year priced from €24,750, writes Trish Whelan.
The entry-level T-Roc specification is offered with VW’s 1.0 TSI petrol engine putting out 115bhp which made its debut in the updated Golf earlier this year.
Standard spec on this grade has Climatronic 2-Zone air con, USB interfaces, Bluetooth and a 6.5-inch Composition Colour radio system.
The T-Roc Design spec, again with the 1.0 115bhp petrol (€26,995) adds 16-inch Chester alloys, a larger radio system with 8-inch glass touchscreen, a chrome package, Voice Control and App Connect.
The top Sport spec comes with a choice of 1.5 150bhp petrol engines or the 2.0 150bhp diesel, the latter offered in either 6-speed manual or 7-speed DSG automatic. Prices start from €29,750, the 1.0 diesel 4Motion starts from €34,795. Additional models will come later in 2018. The Sport trim comes with sports seats, 17-inch alloys, LED headlamps, tinted rear windows. The 2.0 150bhp 4M DSG diesel Sport is priced from €36,695.
A number of Technology Upgrade packs are offered. All T-Roc models come with Front Assist and Lane Assist systems.