Volkswagen launches flagship Arteon sedan during Chicago Auto Show

The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon done a North American entrance currently during a 2018 Chicago Auto Show. The upscale sports sedan replaces a European-styled CC sedan as a new flagship sedan for a brand. It’s wider, longer and reduce with 18-inch wheels, accessible all-wheel drive, and a 268-horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder engine corresponding to an 8-speed involuntary transmission.

The wheelbase is 5-inches longer and it has shorter overhangs than CC to give it that athletic, competition coupe coming adored by German oppulance brands. Clean lines, a wrap-around hood, seven-slat extended grille and tilted roof line in fastback character creates it demeanour some-more Audi than VW.

It’s a wily time for sedans, and a Arteon is creation a possess niche as a reward charity that is incomparable and nicer than a Passat midsize sedan, though not utterly as good as a Audi A5.

“While a marketplace is relocating to crossovers and SUVs, we still consider that sparkling and convincing newcomer cars are vital,” Hinrich Woebcken, Volkswagen CEO of North American, pronounced during a unveiling. 

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