Read more about the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon Finally Makes its US Debut at AutoGuide.com.Volkswagen‘s new flagship will go on sale starting in the third quarter of 2018.
Originally introduced at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, Volkswagen confirmed earlier this year in Detroit that the Arteon would head to the U.S. with a Chicago Auto Show debut. That unveiling how now taken place, with the Arteon powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 268 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The powerplant is paired to a standard eight-speed automatic transmission, while 4Motion all-wheel drive is available as an option.
The stylish sedan rides on Volkswagen’s MQB architecture and boasts a wide, planted stance with short overhangs and a coupe-like design. It will come standard with 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, full LED headlights, Front Assist, Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert, and DCC adaptive damping.