Here, we’re dropping just a couple of lines about a top-of-the-range petrol variant of Volkswagen’s fresh top-of-the-range fastback executive saloon. It’s an elegant 2017 Volkswagen Arteon 2.0 TSI 280 R-Line.
As a regular option, it utilizes 4Motion four-wheel drive and a seven-speed twin-clutch automatic gearbox. As a powertrain, the car makes use of the same EA888 2.0-litre turbocharged motor, widely employed across the Volkswagen Group. With this car the engine demonstrates 276bhp, while its 0-62mph acceleration time appears to be an impressive result for many up-to-date hot hatches.
The A2017 Volkswagen Arteon 2.0 TSI 280 R-Line will be offered to UK customers in two trim levels. These are R-Line and Elegance, with the first obtaining lowered sport suspension springs just to fit its regular adaptive dampers.
The vehicle boasts a fast-paced steering. As for its handling, it’s a bit more agile compared to those of its rangemates.