In the European market, Volkswagen Arteon R and Arteon R Shooting Break modifications have become available for order.
European buyers can now order the most powerful versions of the Volkswagen Arteon model. We are talking about the Arteon R fastback and the arteon R shooting Break station wagon. In the equipment of such cars is a 2.0-liter turbo unit EA888 evo4, which is already available in the Arsenal of the” charged ” crossover Tiguan R.
The performance of such an engine reaches 320 HP, and its maximum torque is 420 Nm Nm in the range from 2100 to 5350 rpm. The powertrain is paired with a 7-speed DSG dual-clutch robot and a proprietary 4Motion all-wheel drive transmission with traction vector control, which allows you to distribute torque along the axles.
The first” hundred ” version of the Volkswagen Arteon R and Arteon R Shooting Break score in 4.9 seconds, while their maximum speed is 250 km / h. However, if you choose the optional R Performance package, the speed limiter will allow you to accelerate to a maximum of 270 km / h.
In the exterior design, the new models differ from the standard Arteon model with different bumpers with a sporty look and a diffuser at the rear, Matt chrome-trimmed side mirror housings and an exhaust system with trapezoidal pipes. Inside the cars, there are blue stitching on the seats, steering wheel, armrests, decorative inserts and logos with the letter “R”.
In Germany, the new fastback Volkswagen Arteon R will cost 61 thousand 484 euros. At the same time, for the arteon R shooting Break station wagon, you will have to pay at least 62 thousand 347 euros.
We also advise you to watch a detailed test drive of the Volkswagen Arteon from the FineAuto team: