There's a new Volkswagen sedan coming

It's called the Arteon
by Jason Tulio | Nov 30, 2016
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The good news is that there's a new car coming from Volkswagen. The Arteon will make its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show in March, and its launch is scheduled for a few months after. The not-so-good news is that we don't have much info about this new premium sedan yet. All we've got is this sketch, a video of said sketch being made, and a few choice details.

From the sketch, you can see that the four-door Arteon has a sleek and artsy design that almost looks Maserati-esque. Up front, the bars of the radiator grille extend into three-dimensional headlights. The car will feature LED lighting elements, frameless windows, and a top-hinged and wide-opening tailgate. 

The car's look is derived from the two syllables in its name. 'Art' describes its sleek lines and emotional feel, while 'eon' identifies it as a premium model. Exterior designer Tobias Sühlmann explains: "At first sight, the Arteon arouses enthusiasm through its expressive design. It then surprises through its practical virtues. This combination is unique."

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The Arteon will sit above the Passat in Volkswagen's lineup. And that's all we know so far. It might be a while until we find out more about this car. Who's excited for the full reveal of Volkswagen's newest premium sedan? 

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