VW T-Roc R debuts hopped-up style ahead of Geneva
There's plenty of bite to match that bark, too.
When it reaches production, it'll be the top trim of VW's diminutive crossover.
The rear bumper is aggressive, with a diffuser and air outlets.
Under its hood is a 2.0-liter I4 gas engine. It's tuned to create 296 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque.
There's a new grille up front, along with a new bumper specific to the R model.
The shifter, mode knob, climate controls and infotainment system are all present in other VW vehicles such as the Golf, and not much changes here between R and non-R models.
That said, the R logo pops up on the steering wheel, and there's a special infotainment startup screen for the R, as well.
Its engine mates to a seven-speed, dual-clutch transmission and standard all-wheel drive.
This combo is enough to shove the T-Roc R to 62 miles per hour in just 4.9 seconds. Given enough pavement, it'll hit 155 mph.
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