Volkswagen Arteon: Testing and prices new sedan coupe

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The new VW Arteon has come to replace the VW CC, the 4-door coupe Passat previous variant, but in many ways is its own model, at a glance significantly more ambitious than it might have been a "simple" variant exclusive coupé. Much more than before, Volkswagen wants to compete with the new Arteon A5 Sportback with Audi and BMW 4 Series Gran Coupé.

The first thing that draws attention VW Arteon is its impressive picture, thus measures like design. The new Arteon is about lengthy 4.86 meters of length (10 more than the Passat cm), 1.87 m wide and 1.42 m high, also highlighting its long wheelbase of 2.84 m. Measurements and proportions give much ground, as well as its design. The front is very personal, for how they have fused headlights (full-led standard throughout the range) and grill. This stylistic definition will Hyphen future Touareg and brand image of the top models in the range Volkswagen.

In addition, the Arteon It will feature two front, one for the classic finish basic Y Elegance, and a sportier for the R Line, which presents paragolpes and frames antinieblas more aggressive. Behind the Arteon He has changed the boot lid of the previous CC, by a huge gate (It can be automated and have function "free hands") Which gives access to a very wide trunk from 563 liters. The R Line also shows a small aerodynamic appendix on the gate and chrome tailpipes. All contour Arteon no shortage of strong and bold shades of design that enhance its elegance and sportsmanship; also renounces frames in its 4 windows. The rims range from 18 and 20 inches and also they squander design.

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Door inward we find a spacious, quality interior. He dashboard follows the line of Passat. It highlights the possibility of having a great central screen from 9.2 inch with gestural control, If the system Infotainment superior (8 inches at the base) is chosen. You can also have the virtual box Configurable we already know in Passat and a third head-up display screen. Technology design and propose an interior that mixes elegance with the sportsmanship, in the case of R-Line enhances this aspect with seating, pedalier Y steering wheel specific, among other details. In the back row highlights the immense space for the legs. The general feeling is that of being a car very spacious Y comfortable, but within its 4-door coupe format (Height low hips and lower ceiling). The rear seat is virtually defined as two seats plus the bulky central tunnel steals much space interior.

VW Arteon: mechanical innards of Passat

He Arteon It has been developed on the MQB platform that supports the Passat and consequently takes its mechanical base. However, it presents certain evolutions. The DCC adaptive damping opens new valves that have broadened the laws of action. modes comfort, normal and sport you can custom-tune between a scale ranging from + comfort + to sport. He too Volkswagen Arteon 2017 It has a address progressive the fastest is shown in its central game to improve their behavior sports. There are many possible configurations and therefore it is difficult to generalize about the dynamics of Arteon, but the units tested with all possible extras offered us an extraordinary balance between comfort and performance. The 4MOTION (Standard on some mechanical versions) is further element confirming the value added Arteon and excellent dynamic qualities.

VW Arteon: engines for all

initially Arteon come to our country with Diesel engines 2.0 TDI 150 and 2.0 BiTDI 240 hp (two sequential turbos) and the 280 hp 2.0 TSI petrol. The change DSG from 7 speed and the 4MOTION It is standard in the latter two. The range will be enriched later with the new engine EVO 150 hp 1.5 TSI, 2.0 TSI and 2.0 TDI 190 hp 190. And although you do not confirm those responsible, more medium term should arrive at a GTE hybrid version. Mechanical offer is wide by the combination of all these engines, transmissions (6Vel manuals and DSG) and transmission (front and 4MOTION). In the international presentation we have focused on the 2.0 BiTDI 4Motion DSG 240 hp, which forms a stop range in Diesel its superb pushability (6.5 s from 0 to 100 km / h), Refinement and efficiency (5.9 l / 100 km on average).

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VW Arteon: cutting-edge equipment

The equipment also makes Arteon senior car in the range Volkswagen. Among the many systems that can incorporate highlights Rear Prescrash (Standard), a device that reacts with security measures on the occupants (tight belts up windows, etc.) if it detects that we will be hit from behind. Another security system is able to warn our drowsiness or state unconscious behind the wheel and applies the brakes to alert and should not react, the system is capable of steer the car to the right lane, stop it completely and activate the emergency lights.

He predictive cruise control taking into account the speed limits of the road and adjust our speed to these legal limits. Also the headlights through navigation system and not on the steering wheel to direct their beams towards the curves just before arriving. He assistant from jams so can lead autonomous until 60 km / h the car automatically acting on the accelerator, brakes and steering. No missing Arteon Nor to date with the latest connectivity systems. From the platform License and by application on your smartphone, We can control many parameters of the car and access many other security features and services. This system offers Volkswagen free for the first three years.

VW Arteon: prices

You are now on sale New VW Arteon. During this first launch period, standard equipment are enriched with a series of optional the brand values between 2,500 and 5,000 euros, according finishes.

Arteon VW 2.0 TDI 150PS DSG: 41790 €

Arteon VW DSG 150 hp 2.0 TDI Elegance: 44,460 €

Arteon VW 4Motion 280 hp 2.0 TSI DSG Elegance: 51170 €

Arteon VW 4Motion 240 hp 2.0 TDI DSG Elegance: 51170 €

Arteon VW 2.0 TDI DSG 4 Motion 240 hp R-Line: 51760 €

Arteon VW 4Motion 280 hp 2.0 TSI DSG R-Line: 51,770 €