Volkswagen Arteon arrives in Kingdom


SAMACO Automotive, the distributor of Volkswagen in Saudi Arabia, has announced the arrival of the all-new Volkswagen Arteon in showrooms across the Kingdom. Combining the design elements of a sports car with the elegance and space of a fastback, the much-anticipated Arteon extends the Volkswagen line-up to offer a premium class model starting from SR134,000 to SR198,000.

The completely new, bold and avant-garde fastback offers more space and flexibility as a result of its long wheelbase, coupé-like fastback design and large rear hatch. This offers excellent rear legroom and a luggage compartment volume of 563 to 1,557 liters, setting new benchmarks its segment. In addition to its unmistakable design, Arteon impresses through its highly efficient TSI engine (power output range 190 HP and 280 HP), front-wheel or all-wheel drive as well as digitalized instruments and controls.

The model boasts fully digital and programmable instruments through optional features including the Active Info Display, a head-up display and the new Discover Pro infotainment system with a 9.2-inch glass screen and gesture control.

Based on the award-winning Volkswagen MQB platform, the Arteon presents affordable innovation and features the latest Volkswagen driver assistance systems; these include the next-generation navigation system utilizing GPS data, as well as new dynamic cornering lights with predictive beam control that anticipate when a bend is approaching and illuminate it before the driver actively turns into the bend.

The Arteon R-Line is now available in the Saudi market at a starting price of SR 198,000 and can be personalized through a range of optional equipment, including a panoramic tilt/slide sunroof, three-zone automatic air conditioning (Air Care Climatronic including air quality sensor and allergen filter), massage seats in front, heated steering wheel and two-tone Nappa leather interior. — SG