VW has offered the go ahead to the T-Track– a compact SUV based upon the Up supermini. Following the Dieselgate scandal, the project was at first cancelled however VW has since said it will restart plans. When it releases– potentially as late as 2020– it’ll be called the T-Track and will have chunky, off-road-inspired styling previewed by the Taigun idea, shown throughout.
2020 VW T-Track SUV Styling
Unlike the Up, the T-Track’s styling won’t be small and adorable. Instead, it’ll take inspiration from the Taigun principle that apes larger SUVs with huge, blocky headlights, short overhangs and chunky cladding. Its appearance might recommend the T-Track will ready off road however, considering there won’t be a four-wheel-drive variation, it’ll be better suited to the school run than boggy hillsides.
The headlights on the concept are bright LED systems, btu these will be reserved for higher trim levels on the production variation. These images show chunky wheelarches and a wise crease below the window line– both are utilized to make the T-Track look chunkier while breaking up the car’s sheet metal.
2020 VW T-Track SUV Interior
Thanks to the wheels being pressed right out to each corner and the high measurements, VW’s tiniest SUV will feature a more large interior than you may anticipate– headroom needs to be excellent while there need to suffice rear legroom for adults over fairly brief journeys. Boot area must be improved over the Up which, itself, is remarkably commodious considering its size.
Anticipate the dashboard to take a lot of style hints from the one suited the Up. It ought to have a basic, minimalist design however, unlike the Taigun idea above, ought to feature physical heater controls and buttons on the guiding wheel to control the infotainment system. The T-Track will be focused on a more youthful audience, so tech such as Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth and a reversing camera will be basic on many versions.
2020 VW T-Track SUV Engines and Driving
It’s thought that the T-Track will use a brace of 1.0-litre, three-cylinder petrol engines from the Up. Velocity ought to be on par with the Ford EcoSport or Suzuki Ignis, indicating the slowest models will most likely take more than 12 seconds to obtain to 62mph from rest. The Up is very good to drive so the T-Track is expected to do the same with accurate steering, a smooth gearchange and suspension that strikes a terrific balance in between convenience and control.
All versions of the T-Track are expected to be front-wheel drive to minimize the car’s price and complexity. With the VW Group’s current ventures into hybrid and electrical propulsion, it’s most likely that these alternative powertrains could feature on the T-Track eventually during its life.
2020 VW T-Track SUV Price and Release Date
As an outcome of VW’s doubt to bring the T-Track to market, it most likely won’t be released till late 2019 or early 2020. The T-Track must be priced at a little less than ₤ 15,000 with greater trim levels hovering closer to ₤ 20,000.