Volkswagen has added a new hybrid plug in version of the new Arteon to the lineup with the eHybrid. It has a 1.4-litre TSI petrol engine as well as an electric motor with over 200bhp in total and is available in the saloon version as well as the new estate like ‘Shooting Brake’ model, which was introduced for the most recent facelift model.

The battery is small sounding, but has 13kWh of capacity which is enough to run the car for 39 miles on one charge without running the engine, for some people that is enough for one commute. Top speed on EV mode is limited however to 80mph.

Volkswagen are offering the Arteon eHybrid in two few trim levels, Elegance and R-Line and kit included are Adaptive Cruise Control, 3Zone climate control, Digital Cockpit, LED headlights and Wireless App Connect.

Prices start at £39,905 for the Elegance model and up to £41,430 for the R-Line.