Volkswagen has unveiled a barely completely different model of T-Cross SUV on the 2019 Shanghai auto present. The automotive that has been showcased has a number of variations when in comparison with the European-spec T-Cross, as its wheelbase is longer at 2,651mm, as a substitute of two,551mm. The longer iteration of the T-Cross can also be obtainable within the South American market and is predicted to return to India as effectively.
VW has given the SUV a number of visible adjustments as effectively. It will get a brand new grille much like the one seen on the Tiguan, the entrance bumper incorporates a completely different design with extra silver highlights that encompass and join the fog lights. The rear, nevertheless, seems to be the identical because the worldwide mannequin.
Coming to the interiors, the T-Cross proven at Shanghai options single-piece entrance seats with out adjustable headrests, physique colored dashboard panels with fake carbon-fibre inserts. The remainder of the cabin is similar because the European-spec T-Cross.
Mechanically, the brand new VW T-Cross is provided with a brand new 1.5-litre, four-cylinder TSI petrol engine. The engine is paired to a 7-speed dual-clutch automated gearbox and in addition will get cylinder deactivation expertise (used to enhance gasoline effectivity).
Volkswagen is predicted to launch the T-Cross in India someday in 2020-21. The carmaker additionally not too long ago launched the Ameo Corporate Edition at Rs 6.69 lakh (ex-showroom pan-India).