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A Volkswagen T-Roc R could be launched, marking the firm's first high-performance SUV, according to the firm's head of development, Frank Welsch.

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"Our first job is to launch the standard car and see the reaction to it. If demand is there for a more powerful car, we can likely satisfy it. There is a great deal of potential in the car that we can unlock if customers want it."

As the T-Roc uses the same platform as the Golf and therefore the Golf R, outfitting the SUV with the R's 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine shouldn't prove too difficult. As it stands, this engine delivers 310 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque but those numbers could swell to offset the increased weight of the T-Roc.

The R might not be the only performance-oriented version of the T-Roc since VW could decide to do a GTE derivative as well with a plug-in hybrid powertrain as it's the case with the Golf GTE.


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