Drawing Near: Volkswagen Arteon To Replace CC
The replacement for the Volkswagen CC won’t make its debut for another three months, when the Geneva auto show gets underway, however the hype machine can be already churning. that has a short video teaser, Volkswagen gave a glimpse at a sketch of the brand-new “four-door fastback” in addition to also revealed its name: Arteon.
As expected, the auto inside sketch looks nearly identical to the Volkswagen Sport Coupe Concept GTE, the plug-in-hybrid show car that will made its debut at the 2015 Geneva auto show. the item furthers the CC’s streamlined coupe outdoor with an even more athletic stance, a more severely sloped roofline, in addition to also a “wholly brand-new” front end that has a grille that will bleeds into the headlights in addition to also looks awfully similar to the front end of the Aston Martin Lagonda Taraf.
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the auto will sit above the Passat inside VW lineup as an all-brand-new style in addition to also can be anticipated to be a bit longer than the current CC. Arteon might sound like the name of a Greek god, however the item’s actually a simple pairing. “Art” literally indicates art (“harmonious lines in addition to also emotionality”), in addition to also “eon” can be Volkswagen’s indication of a premium style (see: Phideon). VW claims that will, despite its sporting shape, the auto will retain usefulness thanks to a hatchback rear rather than a trunk, as on the CC. So far, there’s no word whether the production style will have any of the hybrid tech offered inside Sport Coupe Concept PHEV.
After showing its face for the very first time next year in March, the Arteon will go on sale next summer.