As per Volkwagen, “Art describes the fastback's consonant formations and trait, while Eon is a gesture to the China-only Phideon. Put in the “top mid-class” matching to Europe’s car classification scheme by parts, the fastback-bodied Volkswagen Arteon will reach to merchant lots in summer 2017.
Evaluated to be based on the MQB platform of the Passat B8, the Arteon will have its engine at the front, with ride moved to either the front or all wheels. The sexier relative of the Passat will be made accessible with 2.0 TDI and 2.0 BiTDI energy. The compartment design, right down to the round-faced timepiece and the breezed holes, will reflector that of the Passat. Evaluated to asset its wheelbase with the Passat, the ostentatious roofline of the Arteon is a tell-tale clue breed room will be a content for gangling males.
To its defense, the future version looks a whole lot acceptable than the CC it replaces. Communicating of visual personality, doesn’t the side of the Arteon look suspiciously akin to an idea car from a year ago? Rewind to the 2015 Geneva Motor Show and yes, the likeness between the Sport Coupe Concept GTE and Arteon is not a coincidence.
If VW makes a case for it, a plug-in hybrid deviation will be opened sometime in 2018. Just like the Passat GTE, the Arteon GTE could have an electric engine and a 1.4-liter TSI for a whole product of 218 PS (215 hp) and 400 Nm (295 lb-ft) of torque.