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Volkswagen announced Arteon in Russia

Sales of expensive Volkswagen on the “Passat” platform will start on the Russian market in 2020.
The date of commencement of sales was revealed in the Instagram account of the Russian division of Volkswagen.
The successor of the discontinued Passat CC is based on the MQB platform and is currently the most expensive Volkswagen model in Europe. Gather a five-door liftback at the plant in the German Emden.
Arteon debuted back in March 2017 at the Geneva Motor Show. Liftback length reaches 4862 mm, and width – 1871 mm with a wheelbase of 2841 mm. The trunk of the Arteon has enough volume – 563 liters, with the rear seatbacks folded down it increases to 1,557 liters.
The engine palette on the European market includes a 150-hp supercharged gasoline unit of 1.5 liters, two gasoline engines in iterations of 190 and 280 hp. volume of 2 liters., as well as three diesel engines of the same volume of return 150, 190 and 240 hp All versions are equipped with a seven-step preselective “robot” DGS. Four-wheel drive is available by default for motors stronger than 200 horses, as well as an option for a 190-horsepower turbo diesel. However, it is not yet known in what form the flagship will get to Russia – Volkswagen keeps the details secret.
Previously, a large liftback was going to be brought to Russia in 2018, but later, for unknown reasons, the date was changed to 2019. It remains to hope that the last decision of Volkswagen will be final, and we will see a beautiful liftback on Russian roads next year.

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