VW T-Roc convertible confirmed

Wolfsburg, 26. February 2018

Do you remember the T-Cross Breeze from the Geneva motor show in 2016? The small, open-top SUV in neon green paint? Honestly, we have this thing held so far for a pure show car. The open SUV with a length of 4.13 meters was just too far away from the rational models that we have from VW in the usual way. But now the wolf confirm Burger: It's a SUV will be a convertible.

Open-top Version of the T-Roc

The car, however, should be based not on the planned Small SUV T-Cross, but at the end of 2017, launched T-Roc. It will, therefore, be about ten inches longer than the study by 2016. And to Start it will take some time: The production should not start until the beginning of 2020. A volume of up to 20,000 vehicles a year is planned. The T-Roc convertible belongs to the current SUV Offensive in the brand (and the group). By 2020, the VW brand your soft-roader will expand the offer globally to 20 models. About 40 percent of the sold Volkswagen to be SUVs.

Finally, a convertible from Osnabrück

The new T-Roc convertible will be produced in Osnabrück. So VW is linked to the Cabriolet-the history of the plant – it was created out of the former Karmann factory. The convertible competence of the employees will no longer be used since the setting of the Golf Cabrio right, because the Beetle convertible is built in Mexico. The 2,300 workers in Osnabrück, Germany currently produce the VW Tiguan and Porsche Cayman, and paint the Skoda Fabia.(sl)