Volkswagen Australia is continuing what it calls its ‘Year of the R’, high-performance
flagships, with the first-ever T-Roc R when set to arrive in August priced from $59,300.

A 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine delivers 221kW of power and 400Nm of torque, mated to a
seven-speed Direct Shift Gearbox with 0-100km/h acceleration in just 4.9 seconds.

It will have the Digital Cockpit Pro, 9.2-inch Discover Pro navigation, wireless phone
charging, wireless App-Connect, voice control and DAB+ digital radio.

Keyless Access and an electric tailgate with Easy Open and Close function are standard.

T-Roc R has the Volkswagen IQ.DRIVE system with Travel Assist, Active Cruise Control,
Lane Assist, Side Assist, Park Assist and Rear View Camera.

Additional features include IQ.LIGHT matrix LED headlights with Dynamic Light Assist.

It will ride on Estoril 19-inch alloy wheels and have 4MOTION all-wheel drive, adaptive
chassis control with Race mode.

Volkswagen T-Roc R has an illuminated grille strip with R logo and anodised aluminium
trim, matte chrome mirror housings, lowered ride height, an exhaust with quad tailpipes,
roof spoiler and gloss black rear diffuser.

The interior has a soft-touch dashboard with a stylish new fascia incorporating a new dual-
zone climate control panel and piano-black decor inlays.

Sports front seats are covered in Nappa leather, there’s seat heating and an electrically
adjustable driver’s seat. The driver controls the hot VW using a sports leather multi-
function steering wheel with gearshift paddles.

Colours offered are Pure White, Lapiz Blue Premium Metallic, Kings Red Premium
Metallic, Pyrite Silver Metallic, Indium Grey Metallic and Deep Black Pearl Effect, all are at
no extra cost.

An optional $1,200 Black Style package has a black roof paint finish, mirrors, roof rails and
roofline decorative trim, plus C-pillar carbon-look trim. There are black surrounds for the
interior air vents and audio.


About Alistair Kennedy

Alistair Kennedy is Automotive News Service and Marque Publishing's business manager and the company's jack-of-all-trades. An accountant by profession, he designs the Marque range of motoring book titles, operates the company's motoring bookshop on the NSW Central Coast and the associated web site, as well as its huge digital and hard copy database. Whenever we can escape from the office he does so to cover new vehicle releases and contributes news stories. Alistair's other interests include cricket and family history on which he has written three books.
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