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2022 Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake delays: Limited numbers due in October 2021, more stock due mid-2022

The 2022 Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake wagon is the latest new vehicle to suffer from semiconductor shortage-related delays, with the first bulk shipments of Volkswagen's new wagon not due in local showrooms until early to mid-2022...

2022 Volkswagen Arteon price and specs

2022 Volkswagen Arteon pricing and specification New large car here with a choice of two engines, minimal options Shooting Brake wagon joins liftback for the first time Prices start from $59,990 before on-road costs The facelifted 2022 Volkswagen Arteon will offer a choice of engines and a new Shooting Brake wagon body style for the first time when it reaches local showrooms early in the fourth quarter of this year (October)...

2021 Volkswagen Arteon: Australian launch by October with Shooting Brake wagon variant

The facelifted 2021 Volkswagen Arteon will go on sale in Australia by the end of September, the brand has announced – with a Shooting Brake wagon body style to be offered locally alongside the liftback for the first time...

2021 Volkswagen Arteon R wagon caught in the wild

The much-anticipated 2021 Volkswagen Arteon R Shooting Brake – a wagon with a sloped, coupe-like roofline – has been found out in public, Chinese publication Autohome has revealed. At its unveiling last month, Volkswagen announced the Arteon R would be powered by a 2.0-litre turbo petrol four-cylinder producing 235kW, coupled with a dual-clutch automatic transmission (DSG)...

2021 Volkswagen Arteon R and wagon revealed – UPDATE: New photos

UPDATE, November 27: Volkswagen has handed down a new set of Arteon and Arteon Shooting Brake photos this week, as part of its UK-market launch. We've added those pictures to the gallery for this story (click any photo here to access the gallery), which is otherwise unchanged and focused mostly on the R models...

2021 Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake wagon revealed in Chinese press

Pictures of the 2021 VW Arteon Shooting Brake wagon have surfaced ahead of the car's official debut, revealing a practical and stylish family wagon. According to CarScoops, Chinese website Autohome published the photos of the wagon, badged in China as the CC...

2021 Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake teased

Volkswagen has previewed its new 2021 Arteon update, confirming a Shooting Brake (these days a wagon design with a low, tapered roofline) variant will join the four-door liftback when the line-up is revealed on June 24. While the Australian future for the Shooting Brake remains unclear, Volkswagen Australia has confirmed the liftback will grace Australian showrooms...

2021 Volkswagen Arteon R spied on the Nurburgring

Volkswagen’s upcoming Arteon R has left the snow-covered roads of Sweden and begun testing on Germany’s iconic Nurburgring racetrack. The latest prototype caught by our spy photography partners wears similar levels of camouflage to the example snapped in Scandinavia in February, merely sporting some deceptive tape and white panelling to cover badges, trim pieces and alter the appearance of the front air intakes and rear bumper...

2021 Volkswagen Arteon R spied

Volkswagen appears to be working on a powered-up version of its Arteon four-door coupe. A prototype snapped with big wheels and brakes, and an angry-looking exhaust system, is a strong indicator the car could get a proper performance flagship to sit above the 206TSI R-Line. The biggest indicators as to the Arteon's performance potential is the bigger brakes...

Automotive Industry Insights podcast: John Bowe pays tribute to Rod Barrett

On this week's podcast are Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Scott Collie. In car news, the Alpine A110 Sportsx concept has been revealed, an Australian launch for Kia Stonic has been confirmed for late 2020, there's Australian interest in the Volkswagen Arteon 'Shooting Brake', and research shows school pick-up as 'the most dangerous time' to be on Australian roads...

Volkswagen Arteon 'Shooting Brake' of interest for Australia

An upcoming wagonised version of the Volkswagen Arteon liftback, which an executive has previously referred to as a 'shooting brake' design, is on the wishlist for the company's Australian arm. The long-roofed Arteon was first referenced in a 2017 interview, when executive Dr Elmar-Marius Licharz revealed that not only was the design of interest, but that plans were underway...