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AutoComplete: Volkswagen readies T-Roc for 2019 US debutPlus: Porsche dishes deets on Mission E, and Toyota has fun with the Hilux.
Here's what's making news on Road Show. After being starved for crossovers, Volkswagen has gone on a bender, introducing the Golf AllTrac, Atlas and a new Touring. And they're not done. In 2019, VW plans to introduce a production version of it's tiny 2014 T-ROC concept. We probably won't get the show car's cool removable roof panels, but the [UNKNOWN] screen is likely to stick around. as is most of the T-ROC styling. One thing that might get changed, the name. Porsche's all electric Mission E isn't coming until 2019, but now we have a better idea of what it'll be like. Porsche's chairman promises the car will Will come with a range of about 300 miles, a number of available power outputs and charging that could fill the battery in as little as 15 minutes. Over the air updates may allow buyers to unlock more power for a fee as well. How very Tesla. Comparing a pickup truck to its radio controlled variant doesn't produce sage consumer advice but it makes for great entertainment. To tout the abilities of its Hilux pickup, Toyota has put its truck up against Tamiya's legendary one-tenth scale radio-controlled Hilux. The two wade through a river, plow through the mud, and a gaggle of the RC cars even tow the full-size pickup. Now, if only Toyota would bring the Hilux to the US. Find more on these stories over at the roadshow.com. We'll talk to you tomorrow.