Volkswagen debuted a new, sport-inspired midsize sedan at the 2017 Geneva Auto Show. The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon Gran Turismo– which rollovers the looks of the Sport Coupe Concept GTE Volkswagen initially shown in 2015– welcomes the “four-door coupe” body style with a long hood and raked roofline. And it will use a powerful engine to support those looks.
2019 Volkswagen Arteon Trims and Features
Three trims have actually been validated for the Arteon. The base trim will come basic with LED headlamps and taillights, keyless entry and start, an eight-speaker infotainment system with USB input, automated climate control, power-adjustable front seats, and a leather steering wheel with paddle shifters (on DSG-equipped models).
The two higher-tier trims will get 18-inch wheels, unique exterior accents, heated front seats, and leather and suede upholstery with contrast stitching. The Arteon R-Line will use a more aggressive look and feel, with a distinct wheel and bumpers. An Elegance trim will be concentrated on high-end and offer more chrome exterior trim pieces. Additional upgrades will include a head-up screen and an all-new infotainment system with a 9.2-inch touchscreen interface and gesture control.
Volkswagen will likewise debut several security features in the 2019 Arteon. An upgraded adaptive cruise control system will automatically adjust travelling speed based upon published speed limits. New adaptive headlamps will anticipate upcoming curves and adjust instructions accordingly. The brand-new Emergency Assist system will slow the car down and, if possible, guide on the shoulder ought to the chauffeur ended up being incapacitated.
The Arteon will have a slightly longer wheelbase than the comparable size Passat yet have slightly less total length thanks to short front and rear overhangs. This need to translate into a roomy front seat and good rear legroom (although four-door coupes normally do not prosper when it concerns rear headroom).
2019 Volkswagen Arteon Engine
A variety of engine choices are available, however not all them will make the journey to U.S. coasts. A turbocharged 2.0-liter making 188 horsepower, powering the front wheels via a seven-speed, dual-clutch automatic transmission, will definitely be provided and will be really familiar to American consumers. A more potent 276-horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder, which will feature a seven-speed automatic and all-wheel drive, will be used in Europe. There’s no word yet whether this hotter engine will be available in the United States, but if what you’re expecting is an appropriate infant Audi A7 now may be the time to begin a petition or e-mail campaign. No diesel options will be offered in this nation. U.S. fuel economy price quotes have likewise not yet been launched.
2019 Volkswagen Arteon Release Date
VW is calling it the Arteon but the version due to reach the United States in mid-2018, as a 2019 model, will perhaps be the CC as soon as again. While the CC has never been a big seller here, in the lack of the Phaeton it assists fill the essential flagship sedan function for VW.
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