Get a peek under the hood of the 2021 Arteon before it arrives

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Arteon on Thursday, August 27th, 2020 at 6:45 pm
A front-end photo of the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon.

Performance Specs for the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon

The Volkswagen roster has been going through quite a few changes over the last few years and is becoming more focused on crossover SUVs and, eventually, electric vehicles. However, our manufacturing partner isn’t quite ready to abandon high-performance sedan customers just yet. The performance specs for the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon will keep it in the top echelon of its class. In addition to delivering some of the strongest performance scores in the segment, the 2021 Arteon also picked up a few upgrades for the new model year. Since we have the information available, the product experts working at the Team Gunther VW showroom wanted to share it with customers before the 2021 Arteon goes on sale. 

READ MORE: Reserve the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon today! 

What’s under the hood? 

Every 2021 Volkswagen Arteon that is coming to the Team Gunther VW showroom will use the same powertrain. A turbocharged 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine attached to an eight-speed automatic transmission (with Tiptronic® shifting) will be under the hood. It will make 268 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Front-wheel-drive is standard, however, 4Motion® all-wheel-drive is an available option for the SEL R-Line and standard equipment on the SEL Premium R-Line trim. 

New Technology 

The Volkswagen Digital Cockpit has been a game-changer in previously produced VW vehicles. For the 2021 model year, the automaker will be equipping ever VW Arteon trim grade with the customizable LCD screen. In place of traditional analog gauges, the VW Digital Cockpit will allow drivers to show the information they need most. Some of what can be displayed on the LCD Digital Cockpit screen will include Vehicle speed and engine speed (RPM), status of the available safety systems and navigation information. 

Additionally, every 2021 VW Arteon will also be able to use the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ suites of applications during their commute. 

You can start the pre-ordering process for the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon today by making an appointment with a Team Gunther VW product expert. 

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