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Volkswagen’s new flagship pulls out all the stops to impress


06 July 2017

The VW Arteon is described by its maker as a five-door gran turismo, which in less fluffy terms means it’s essentially a more attractive – and pricier – five-door coupe alternative to the Passat. But perhaps such plain dealing is uncharitable, for Volkswagen has put a great deal of effort into this car, combining a strikingly distinctive design that moves way beyond the safely conservative ethos of the Passat with impressively generous interior space and a strong emphasis on safety.

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