New Volkswagen Arteon, we already have successor of the Volkswagen CC

The Volkswagen CC already has the successor . After the little-demanded marketing of the coupe based on the Volkswagen Passat, we already know the model that will take its place. It receives the name of Volkswagen Arteon, something that already knew. The German “car of the people” brand has not been able to wait for the opening of the Geneva Motor Show to unveil it, showing it a few hours before its official presentation at this great event.

Standing above the Volkswagen Passat, the Volkswagen Arteon is presented as a premium coupé with a five-door body and a cockpit approved for five people. This detail makes the new model more practical than its predecessor, since the CC used a four-door body, that is, its ease and load possibilities were lower, in addition to an interior for four people.

As we said, it derives from the Passat. Therefore, this model has been developed on the same modular platform MQB used by so many of the Volkswagen Group. Compared with the average saloon, the Volkswagen Arteon is 9 cm longer, 4 cm wider and 3 cm lower, so its exterior dimensions are 4.86 meters long, 1.87 wide and 1.43 High. The distance between its axes is of 2.84 meters. Volkswagen says it now gets more room for the legs and head. Its trunk is 563 liters.

In the mechanical, you will enjoy engines of gasoline and diesel but is likely to incorporate some later motorization, quite possibly a hybrid version. In the range of petrol appears the new 1.5 TSI of 150 CV, next to the block 2.0 TSI in powers of 190 and 280 CV. The diesel family will consist of three variants of the 2.0 TDI, yielding 150, 190 and 240 hp.

Depending on each version we can configure it with a 6-speed manual transmission or with the DSG of 7. The two most powerful variants (TDI 240 and TSI 280) are compulsorily associated with the DSG shift and the 4Motion total drive; Optional traction system for the TDI of 190 hp.

As standard equipment, the new coupe model comes with LED headlamps, 17-inch wheels, open and close hands-free doors, front seats with electric settings and fatigue detector; Although optionally can be completed with, for example, rims of up to 20 inches, sunroof or cockpi t virtual instrument panel.

The offer in terms of driving assistance systems and security assistants is very large. Among others, we can highlight: adaptive cruise control with automatic adjustment to the maximum speed of the track, the second generation of the Emergency Assist system (if the driver does not react it is able to slow down and stop the vehicle to one side of The road) or illumination in curve in advance thanks to the information taken from the GPS.

At the level of finishing, the Volkswagen Arteon will have three. An inferior one, that does not have the (for now) concrete denomination, an Elegance finish that looks for a greater luxury and the R-Line that will be more focused to the sportiness.

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