Test drive: VW Arteon is off the mark for Irish buyers

Few estate cars are as splendid to look at as the Arteon Shooting Brake and it’s pleasant to drive, but that doesn’t change the fact that drivers here are still attached to saloons and SUVS

21st March, 2021
Test drive: VW Arteon is off the mark for Irish buyers
The Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake is rather good, but will that be enough in today’s demanding market?

In a world where both D-segment cars and estates are being squeezed out of the market by SUVs, it seems strange timing on Volkswagen’s part to introduce this car, the Arteon Shooting Brake.

It’s a rakish D-segment estate based on Volkswagen’s upmarket saloon, that launched in 2017, and now joins the line-up just as the German brand refreshes the appearance of the entire range.

The Arteon Shooting Brake is designed...

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