Volkswagen has announced the T-Roc and Tiguan Allspace R-Line editions to up the appeal of both SUV models. The new range-topping trim level, offered across a selection of engine and gearbox combinations in both model ranges adds distinctive sports styling inside and out along with equipment upgrades and enhancements commensurate with the top spec’ positioning of the R-Line trim.
VW T-Roc compact SUV
The VW T-Roc is Volkswagen’s first entrant in the competitive compact SUV class. This flexible five-seater is practical and offers a refined driving. Now the arrival of the R-Line trim level adds enhanced visual appeal and uprated handling to the T-Roc’s comprehensive list of appealing features.
Additions to T-Roc R-Line models include 19-inch ‘Suzuka’ alloy wheels shod with low rolling resistance tyres; sports suspension; body-colored roof spoiler and styling pack including R-Line design front and rear bumpers, black wheel arch extensions, body-coloured side skirts and unique R-Line badging.
Inside, the T-Roc gains a black roof lining; dark grey decorative inserts in dash and door panels; front footwell illumination; front LED reading lights; Carbon Flag upholstery; chrome R-Line door sill inserts; aluminium pedals; R-Line carpet mats front and rear and a flat-bottomed R-Line leather multi-function steering wheel.
The VW T-Roc comes in our variants: T-Roc 1.5 TSI EVO 150 PS 6-speed manual, T-Roc 1.5 TSI EVO 150 PS 7-speed DSG, T-Roc 2.0 TSI 190 PS 4MOTION 7-speed DSG and T-Roc 2.0 TDI 150 PS 4MOTION 6-speed manual.
Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace
The Tiguan Allspace R-Line seven-seat SUV gets a lot more appealing with the R-Line inputs. Sitting on huge 20-inch ‘Suzuka’ alloy wheels as standard, the Tiguan Allspace R-Line boasts a sports suspension set-up that can be further optimized via the addition of optional Dynamic Chassis Control which brings with it a choice of Sport, Comfort or Normal suspension settings.
Like the T-Roc, the Tiguan Allspace R-Line also features a body-colored roof spoiler; Piano Black front air intake and rear diffuser and extensive R-Line styling pack.
Inside, the R-Line models benefit from the addition of aluminium-look decorative inserts in dash and door panels; a black roof lining; leather trimmed three-spoke multifunction steering wheel with aluminium inserts and ‘R-Line’ logo; ‘Race’ cloth upholstery and ‘San Remo’ microfibre inserts; ‘R-Line’ logo on front seat backrests; stainless steel pedals and unique ‘R-Line’ door sill protectors.
Five Tiguan Allspace R-Line derivatives are available: Tiguan Allspace 2.0 TDI 150 PS 6-speed manual, Tiguan Allspace 2.0 TDI 150 PS 7-speed DSG, Tiguan Allspace 2.0 TDI 150 PS 4MOTION 6-speed manual, Tiguan Allspace 2.0 TDI 150 PS 4MOTION 7-speed DSG and Tiguan Allspace 2.0 TDI 190 PS 4MOTION 7-speed DSG.
Later this year VW will augment its SUV offering still further with the arrival of the flagship new Touareg. Unveiled in China only last month, the luxurious new Touareg brings unprecedented levels of comfort, technology and driving engagement to the class. It will arrive in UK Retailer showrooms this summer.
Meanwhile, towards the end of 2018, Volkswagen will unveil the smallest member of its SUV family, the T-Cross.