JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Volkswagen’s major vehicle launch for 2020 will be streamed via a digital event: the T-Roc will premiere in South Africa on Thursday, June 17.
Martina Biene, head of the Volkswagen brand, told The Corner in a media release: “Covid-19 has required that we find innovative ways to communicate with customers and launch our products.
News of the Spanish-assembled vehicles was first announced on Carman’s Corner back in February 2018. The car, depending on market, will include a cabriolet in its range.
”We’re very excited to be launching the T-Roc in South Africa through a digital event – one of the first such for the South African automotive industry.”
The T-Roc will complete VW’s T-SUV range in South Africa, a grouping which already includes the T-Cross, Tiguan, Tiguan Allspace and Touareg. It will slot in between the T-Cross and the Tiguan.
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VW will introduce the T-Roc range for South Africa, Namibia and Botswana and announce detailed specifications and retail pricing.
VW SA’s social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter), will provide the new media and customers with detailed information and the vehicles will be in showrooms from November 2020.