Volkswagen debuted a brand-new, sport-inspired midsize sedan at the 2017 Geneva Auto Show. The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon Gran Turismo– which carries over the appearances of the Sport Coupe Concept GTE Volkswagen first displayed in 2015– embraces the “four-door coupe” body style with a long hood and raked roofline. And it will provide a powerful engine to back up those appearances.
2019 Volkswagen Arteon Trims and Features
Three trims have actually been verified 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, automatic climate control, power-adjustable front seats, and a leather guiding wheel with paddle shifters (on DSG-equipped models).
The two higher-tier trims will receive 18-inch wheels, unique exterior accents, heated front seats, and leather and suede upholstery with contrast stitching. The Arteon R-Line will offer a more aggressive look and feel, with an unique steering wheel and bumpers. An Elegance trim will be focused on high-end and use more chrome exterior trim pieces. Additional upgrades will consist of a head-up screen and a brand new infotainment system with a 9.2-inch touchscreen interface and gesture control.
Volkswagen will likewise debut several safety features in the 2019 Arteon. An upgraded adaptive cruise control system will automatically change travelling speed based upon posted speed limits. New adaptive headlamps will predict upcoming curves and change direction accordingly. The 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 somewhat longer wheelbase than the comparable size Passat yet have slightly less general length thanks to short front and rear overhangs. This need to translate into a roomy front seat and excellent rear legroom (although four-door coupes usually do not fare well when it concerns rear headroom).
2019 Volkswagen Arteon Engine
A variety of engine options are available, but not all of them will make the journey to U.S. coasts. A turbocharged 2.0-liter making 188 horse power, powering the front wheels by means of a seven-speed, dual-clutch automated transmission, will definitely be provided and will be very familiar to American customers. A more powerful 276-horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder, which will feature a seven-speed automated and all-wheel drive, will be offered in Europe. There’s no word yet whether this hotter engine will be readily available in the U.S., however if exactly what you’re wishing for is a correct child Audi A7 now might be the time to start 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 variation 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 actually never ever been a big seller here, in the absence of the Phaeton it assists fill the essential flagship sedan function for VW.