Volkswagen has provided the first impression of its new premium saloon, the Arteon.
The new model will sit above the Passat in the brand’s range.
Tobias Sühlmann, exterior designer, said: “At first sight, the Arteon arouses enthusiasm through its expressive design. It then surprises through its practical virtues. This combination is unique."
The car will see Volkswagen introduce a “highly expressive, horizontally accentuated brand look”.
The bars of the radiator grille extend into the three-dimensional headlights, while LED lighting.
“The four-door saloon impresses both through revolutionary design and great practicality.
While the doors' frameless windows reflect the typical stylistic elements of a grand tourer, the top-hinged and wide-opening tailgate provides optimum access to the huge boot.”
The Arteon will be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March with its launch in the summer.