The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon made its world debut at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show.

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The Arteon is based on Volkswagen's excellent MQB platform.   

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Power comes from a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine making 268 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque.       

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Sadly, the dual-clutch transmission won't be coming to the US. Instead, we'll get an eight-speed torque converter automatic.  

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Front-wheel drive will be standard on the Arteon, while 4Motion all-wheel drive will be available.  

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An adaptive damping suspension will come on all Arteons.

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Volkswagen's configurable Digital Cockpit, a premium audio system and panoramic roof are available as options.  

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On the safety front, LED headlights, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitor and rear traffic alert are standard issue.   

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Inside, All Arteons gets a push-button starter, tri-zone automatic climate controls and an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system capable of running Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink.   

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Adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning and a 360-degree camera are also offered.  

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The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon will arrive in dealers during the third quarter of this year.  

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