Volkswagen T-Cross GTI, a version of the 200 hp in the works ?

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The designer of the Hungarian X-Tomi has imagined a Volkswagen T-Cross GTI.

The designer Hungarian X-Tomi has imagined a GTI version of the new Volkswagen T-Cross. The illustration is very realistic and the project also. The small urban SUV, a cousin technique of the Volkswagen Polo, would be to resume the engine of the ant GTI. Easy ?

The SUV sports have the wind in its sails in the Volkswagen group. The Audi RSQ3, Audi SQ5 and Audi SQ7 are fully entered in the customs. The brand’s sporty Seat comes from him drawing his Cupra Ateca and, on its side, Skoda has introduced its Kodiaq RS in the World Auto 2018, in Paris. Audi took advantage of the parisian event to unveil theAudi SQ2.

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At Volkswagen, there is not yet, for the moment, of version powered SUV, but the T-Roc R (300 hp) should be out soon. Its smaller brother, the Volkswagen T-Cross GTI is illustrated by the designer of the Hungarian X-Tomi. Without surprise, it is distinguished by a body kit completely painted of red, and by a grille with bars of red adorned with the logo GTI. The front fascia is more aggressive and loses all notion of protection, in the lower part. The ground clearance is less and the Volkswagen T-Cross GTI “virtual” is shod wheels of large diameter, the drawing identical to those of the VW Polo GTI.

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Even if for the moment there is nothing official, this project is, however, very credible, since the all-new small SUV urban drift closely to the Polo. The registry of the engine 2.0 TSI with an output of 197 hp for a torque value of 320 Nm, animating the Volkswagen Polo GTI, could take, without a problem, under the hood of the T-Cross.

Its cousin technique, the Audi Q2 already has a 2.0 TFSI engine of 190 hp. There remains the question of the all-wheel drive, available on the Q2 and not on the T-Cross. After all, the Polo GTI remains a simple pull, so why not the T-Cross GTI ?

For the record, for the moment, the Volkswagen T-Cross is the most powerful has an engine 1.5 TSI of 150 hp.



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