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Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet Is The Compact SUV You Don't Want

Personally speaking cabriolets should only ever be drive by two types of people, A-list Hollywood elites and dictators. Let’s put it this way there is a reason why criminals such as the Mafiosi prefer not to drive around in cabriolets. Because they are not stupid people.

Cabriolets have too many compromises, the engineering compromise of reduced structural rigidity, and the most obvious compromise of them all… not everyone looks like an A-list movie star and not everyone has aspirations to become the next Hitler... or Silvio Berlusconi.

I am sorry but the wind in your hair and the sun in your face, or whatever the saying is, doesn't really appeal. In a cabriolet the sun sits on the back of your neck and air quality is 4-times nastier than officially declared, thanks to VW.

Does VW care? No, it’s business as usual and boom times are afoot as VW declares it will build a cabriolet version of their T-Roc compact SUV. The new model is to be produced from the first half of 2020. But why?

SUVs are currently making a key contribution to the growth of the Volkswagen Group's core brand. With 720,000 Tiguan vehicles delivered, this car is among the 10 best-selling models in the world and the top three SUV's. By 2020, the brand intends to expand its SUV range throughout the world to 20 models.

By then, about 40 percent of the vehicles sold by Volkswagen are to be SUV's. With the new cabriolet based on the T-Roc, Volkswagen will further reinforce its presence in the compact SUV segment, one of the fastest-growing segments in global automobile markets.

The T-Roc launched in European markets at the end of 2017. To date, more than 40,000 orders have been taken for the model.

So, if you do want a auto-mobile to get you noticed then we suggest don't buy a T-Roc, indeed don't buy a car at all.

We suggest you should just buy a pram, its got a drop-top soft closing roof and it will most certainly get you the attention you so desire.