Auto Shows First Look: 2018 Volkswagen Arteon Gran Turismo

19:13  10 march  2017
19:13  10 march  2017 Source:   Automobile

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The 2018 Volkswagen Arteon Gran Turismo has been revealed ahead of its formal debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. The sporty sedan seats five and gets a long 111.6-inch wheelbase along with a stretched roofline.

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The 2018 Volkswagen Arteon Gran Turismo has been uncovered in front of its formal introduction at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. The lively car seats five

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It looks nearly identical to the Volkswagen Sport Coup Concept GTE we saw at Geneva in 2015 and is built on the Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB) platform.

The Arteon sports a long hood that extends over flared fenders and wide chrome grille lines that wraps into its two-socket LED headlights. It measures 191.4 x 73.7 x 56.2 inches.

"The Arteon combines the design elements of a classic sports car with the elegance and space of a fastback. It's an avant-garde business-class Gran Turismo that speaks to the heart and head alike," Klaus Bischoff, Volkswagen head designer announced in a statement.

  First Look: 2018 Volkswagen Arteon Gran Turismo © Automobile Magazine Staff

There are six turbocharged four-cylinder engines that range in power from 148 to 276 horsepower to choose from, at least in Europe, and all are available in front-wheel and all-wheel drive versions.

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Chances of seeing the TDI versions here in the U.S. are highly unlikely, but the version we are most likely to see is the 276-hp 2.0-liter I-4, which comes mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. VW claims that engine gets 26/39 mpg city/highway in the Arteon.

The Arteon offers 19.9 to 55.0 cubic feet of luggage space and is available in two trims, the Elegance and R-Line. All models get LED lights, leather steering wheel, and six-way power seats.

2018 Volkswagen Arteon Gran Turismo© Automobile Magazine Staff 2018 Volkswagen Arteon Gran Turismo

Elegance packages include chrome door mirror caps, LED taillights, 18-inch aluminum wheels, and an Alcantara/leather interior trim.

The sportier Arteon R-Line includes front air intakes, R-Line bumper, R-Line sport steering wheel, and a black headliner.

A digital cockpit, Discover Pro infotainment system with a 9.2-inch glass screen and gesture control, adaptive cruise control, and emergency assist are available.

The Arteon will go on sale in Germany in mid-June. No word yet on the timing of a U.S. arrival.

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