Volkswagen’s Updated Sleek Turbocharged T-Roc Coupe SUV Now on Sale in South Africa, Prices Start at R563 800

Volkswagen’s Updated Sleek Turbocharged T-Roc Coupe SUV Now on Sale in South Africa, Prices Start at R563 800

  • Volkswagen South Africa announced its refreshed T-Roc will go on sale from local dealers on 5 July 2022
  • Three models will be on offer with a choice of two engines and two trim levels with pricing starting from R563 800
  • Since its introduction two years ago the German carmaker has sold 4 490 units of the coupe-styled SUV

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Volkswagen's SUV-heavy line-up receives another injection with the news of its updated T-Roc model going on sale from 5 July.

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The more muscular-looking T-Roc is now on sale in South Africa. Image: MotorPress
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The entry-level engine option is a 1.4-litre TSI with 110kW and 250 Nm which uses an eight-speed automatic gearbox to send power to the front wheels, MotorPress reports. Volkswagen claims a top speed of 205km/h and combined fuel consumption of 6.3-litres per 100km.

The more powerful engine is the familiar 2.0-litre TSI producing 140kW and 320Nm. It uses a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox that sends power to all four wheels and boasts a top speed of 216km/h. Volkswagen says the larger motor uses 7.3-litres per 100km.

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Standard kit includes LED headlights and taillights as standard. Volkswagen's smart IQ.Light LED matrix headlights are optional including the IQ. Drive assistance systems such as Travel Assist. Another topical standard feature is the Digital Cockpit, IOL reports.

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Prices:

Design 1.4 TSI 110kW Tiptronic - R563 800

Design 2.0 TSI 140kW 4MOTION DSG - R627 300

R-Line 2.0 TSI 140kW 4MOTION DSG - R660 400

Volkswagen run out of teaser images, forced to reveal new Amarok bakkie proudly SA-built vehicle

While the new T-Roc goes on sale this week, Volkswagen will also showcase its second-generation Amarok in a world reveal, Briefly News reports.

After months of teaser images, Volkswagen will finally reveal its new Amarok bakkie to the world on Thursday, 7 July 2022.

12 years after the Volkswagen Amarok made its debut in South Africa the second generation bakkie will be unveiled to the world on July 7 via the carmaker's YouTube channel. The new bakkie was designed in its motherland of Germany and across the Pacific Ocean in Australia but will be manufactured at Ford's Silverton Plant in Pretoria.

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