Spy Shot: Volkswagen T-Roc Is Naked In China

Published on May 19, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

Volkswagen T-Roc

Spy Shots showing a completely naked Volkswagen T-Roc testing in China. The T-Roc will have its international debut in August September. It will be manufactured in China by  FAW-Volkswagen joint venture.

Volkswagen T-Roc

The T-Roc is based on the MQB (A0) platform and shares much of its underpinnings with the Volkswagen Golf. In China the T-Roc will be available with a 110hp 1.2 turbo, a 131hp 1.4 turbo, and a 150hp 1.5 turbo, and probably with the 220hp 2.0 turbo of the China-made Golf GTI.

Volkswagen T-Roc

Earlier spy shot of the T-Roc in the United States.

Volkswagen T-Roc

The Chinese version, in white, appears to have a longer wheelbase the U.S. version, just follow the roof line of the white car from he B-pillar to the back. Chinese media have indeed reported that China will get a long-wheelbase version.

Volkswagen T-Roc

Trendy small lights and an even more trndy mud guard under the bumper. Note temporarily test-license plate on the window, issued in Jilin Province. Capital is Changchun city where FAW-Volkswagen is based.

Volkswagen T-Roc

The T-Roc is the first SUV for FAW-Volkswagen. The two others SUVs that are produced in China, the Tiguan L and the Teramont, are made by Shanghai-Volkswagen. Chinese dealers have long been begging for a compact SUV as the segment is booming like crazy.


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  1. TC- May 19, 2017 Reply

    That ain’t naked. Those are fake head light and tail light graphics wrapped on to the real ones.

  2. Carlos Carrasco- May 19, 2017 Reply

    Chery tiggo3x

  3. czk- May 20, 2017 Reply

    “Trendy small lights”

    Like, really, you felt for that?

  4. car- May 20, 2017 Reply

    I bet chery is pretty flattered right now

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