Make no mistake about it: the Volkswagen T-Prime Concept GTE SUV currently on display at an auto show in China is giving the world a strong indication of an upcoming Volkswagen product, in particular a full-size SUV.
What isn’t known is whether the engineering and high-tech features present in the T-Prime Concept will carry over to the production model. What seems assured is that we’ll find an overall design based largely on the concept becoming a production reality.
About the Volkswagen T-Prime Concept GTE
The Volkswagen T-Prime Concept GTE or “T-Prime Concept” is quite a name. It was designed with global markets in mind as the German automaker cites an …show more content…
The proposed SUV puts Volkswagen in a segment occupied by its peers, including the Ford Explorer, Nissan Pathfinder, Buick Enclave, Dodge Durango, Toyota Highlander, GMC Acadia, and the Honda Pilot. Just as each competitor offers standard front-wheel drive and available all-wheel drive with seating for seven, the T-Prime Concept is a match, although in this case all-wheel drive is standard.
Exterior Design and Attributes
The T-Prime Concept offers a long and bold silhouette. From the front is a distinct chrome radiator grille extending across the full width of the front fascia, seamlessly integrating the LED headlights.
Along its sides, multiple upper and lower character lines along with distinctive body sculpting is present. Flared wheel wells, chrome touches, and a tapered roof line provide a look that is at once elegant as it is sporty. From the rear, an integrated liftgate spoiler, wraparound combination lamps, body sculpting, and a diffuser are evident. If Volkswagen is aiming to reach GMC Acadia Denali customers, the stylish look is already there.
Interior Design and