Volkswagen debuted a brand-new, sport-inspired midsize sedan at the 2017 Geneva Auto Show. The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon Gran Turismo– which rollovers the appearances 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 appearances.
2019 Volkswagen Arteon Trims and Features
Three trims have been confirmed 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 environment control, power-adjustable front seats, and a leather guiding wheel with paddle shifters (on DSG-equipped models).
The 2 higher-tier trims will get 18-inch wheels, special 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 an unique steering wheel and bumpers. An Elegance trim will be concentrated on high-end and provide more chrome exterior trim pieces. Additional upgrades will consist of a head-up display screen and an all-new infotainment system with a 9.2-inch touchscreen user 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 posted speed limits. New adaptive headlamps will predict upcoming curves and adjust instructions accordingly. The new Emergency Assist system will slow the car down and, if possible, guide on the shoulder ought to the motorist ended up being incapacitated.
The Arteon will have a slightly longer wheelbase than the similar size Passat yet have slightly less general length thanks to brief front and rear overhangs. This need to translate into a roomy front seat and excellent rear legroom (although four-door coupes generally don’t fare well when it pertains to rear headroom).
2019 Volkswagen Arteon Engine
A number of engine choices are readily available, however not all 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 offered and will be really familiar to American consumers. A more potent 276-horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder, which will include a seven-speed automatic and all-wheel drive, will be offered in Europe. There’s no word yet whether this hotter engine will be offered in the U.S., but if exactly what you’re hoping for is a proper infant Audi A7 now might be the time to start a petition or email campaign. No diesel choices will be provided in this country. 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 potentially be the CC as soon as again. While the CC has never been a big seller here, in the absence of the Phaeton it assists fill the essential flagship sedan role for VW.