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2021 VW T-Roc 110TSI price and specs; T-Cross 110TSI not happening

The price of entry into a new 2021 Volkswagen T-Roc has fallen this week, with the new T-Roc 110TSI Style model slotting in below the previously announced 140TSI Sport. Priced from $33,990 before on-road costs, the 110TSI Style will enter with a starting price $6500 cheaper than the 140TSI Sport announced in January...

2020 Volkswagen T-Roc delayed, child seat requirements to blame

The already overdue 2020 Volkswagen T-Roc will miss its intended May launch by a few months, thanks to a shortage in parts required for child-seat fitment in our market. Under Australian Design Rules regulations, and unlike other markets, the fitment of child seats in Australian-market vehicles requires a top tether point in addition to the lower ISOFIX anchor points...

2020 Volkswagen T-Roc pricing and specs

UPDATE, July 2 2020: an entry-level 110TSI has now also been announced. Details and price here. Volkswagen’s long-awaited T-Roc compact SUV is now available to buy - online with a $500 deposit - ahead of its conventional market launch and arrival in showrooms in April this year...

Volkswagen T-Cross 85TSI, 110TSI coming in mid-2020

After plenty of delays and conjecture, Volkswagen has finally confirmed its Polo-based T-Cross and Golf-based T-Roc crossovers will officially launch in Australia during May 2020. Speaking at the launch of the expanded Touareg range, VW Australia product marketing manager Jeff Shafer explained 2020 will be its "year of the SUV" as the T-Cross and T-Roc join the current Tiguan and Touareg to finally present a "full range" of Volkswagen family-haulers...

Automotive Industry Insights podcast: MINI Australia boss, Brett Waudby

' On the podcast this week are Mandy Turner, Paul Maric, and Kez Casey. Scott Collie discusses new car sales figures for September, and Curt Dupriez reviews the 2020 Hyundai Tucson ActiveX. We chat with General Manager of MINI Australia, Brett Waudby, to see how the brand has been celebrating its 60th anniversary, and we look to the future as we ask if there are more affordable models coming, and if there's scope to expand the SUV range...

CarAdvice podcast 166: Civic Type R v i30 Fastback N!

On the podcast, this week are Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Scott Collie. In car news, the 2020 Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet has been revealed, Peugeot has introduced Australia's first petrol particulate filter, why the latest Census data is bad news for young drivers, and Australian drivers have revealed their dirty habits...

2020 Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet revealed

Volkswagen has unveiled its drop-top T-Roc Cabriolet, which it's billing as the only mainstream crossover with a proper convertible roof. Based on the T-Roc SUV, the company's drop-top crossover follows in the footsteps of the soft-top Range Rover Evoque and Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet by blending wind-in-your-hair thrills with the taller ride popular with buyers at the moment...

VW T-Roc R: Why Australia misses out on the hot hatch SUV

Here’s another car to add to the list of those that won’t be heading to Australia anytime soon due to our lower-grade fuel. The Volkswagen T-Roc R is effectively a Golf R hot hatch on stilts, but Australians will have to admire it from afar because it’s potent 2.0-litre turbo engine has not been calibrated to run on our premium unleaded...

CarAdvice podcast 142: Volkswagen Commercial director, Ryan Davies

This week Mandy Turner is joined by Paul Maric and James Wong. In car news, the NSW opposition is planning to slug car buyers with the highest stamp duty in Australia, Toyota customers are paying more luxury car tax than many other buyers, and the Australian EV Council has slammed Federal Government's 'plan about a plan' on EVs...

2020 Volkswagen T-Roc R unveiled

The Volkswagen T-Roc R has been revealed this week ahead the 2019 Geneva motor show, featuring the company's 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine tuned to deliver 221kW of power and 400Nm of torque. This is channelled to the ground via a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, and an all-wheel drive system...

Volkswagen T-Roc, T-Cross confirmed for Oz, arriving early 2020

Volkswagen has confirmed the Polo-sized T-Cross and the on-again, off-again T-Roc are coming to Australia early in 2020, giving the brand's SUV portfolio a long-overdue boost. Speaking on the back of a dealer conference in Brisbane, Todd Ford, product manager at Volkswagen Group Australia, said both cars offer a "significant volume opportunity" when they arrive...