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Looking Back At The $120,000 VW Phaeton
Is this the weirdest Volkswagen model ever?
Dec 20 2017
VW Phaeton goes out of production, Transparent Factory to become electromobility showcase
The last Volkswagen Phaeton has rolled off the assembly line at the company's Transparent Factory in Dresden. The final model was a black Phaeton 4MOTION which was equipped with a 4.2-liter V8 engine that produces 335 horsepower. The fate of the car remains unclear but the Phaeton was originally introduced 14 years ago to help the brand move upmarket. The model failed to catch on with consumers and it was quickly yanked from the United States lineup.
Mar 18 2016
Next VW Phaeton rendered, but won’t be out soon
Our latest render shows a possible look for Volkswagen’s second generation of the Phaeton flagship model.
Jan 10 2016
Volkswagen Phaeton officially delayed due to investment cuts
Volkswagen has announced the second-gen Phaeton will be delayed due to massive investment cuts necessary to face the ongoing Dieselgate.
Nov 20 2015
All-new Volkswagen Phaeton speculatively rendered based on C Coupe GTE concept
Volkswagen’s second generation Phaeton full-size sedan has returned in a couple of speculative renders based on the C Coupe GTE concept.
Oct 27 2015
VW announces next-gen Phaeton will have pure electric version and "emotional design"
Safe from being cut due to the ongoing dieselgate, Volkswagen's upcoming second-gen Phaeton will spawn a fully electric derivative.
Oct 13 2015
Next-gen Volkswagen Phaeton launch delayed because it’s too expensive to produce
According to sources close to Volkswagen, the company has decided to push back the launch of a second generation Phaeton full-size sedan.
Aug 21 2015
Report says 2017 Volkswagen Phaeton will get plug-in hybrid system
The latest report from Germany states Volkswagen will offer a plug-in hybrid option for the second generation Phaeton full-size sedan.
Jun 23 2015
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Volkswagen Phaeton soldiers on in China, gets subtle facelift (39 photos)
Volkswagen has applied a mild cosmetic update for the aging Phaeton sold in China, the model's biggest market.
Jun 06 2015
Volkswagen kills the Phaeton in UK
Volkswagen has discontinued the slow-selling Phaeton full-size sedan from the UK market.
Jun 04 2015
Next generation Volkswagen Phaeton render shows a bigger Passat
The next generation Volkswagen Phaeton has been rendered by independent artist Remco Meulendijk of RM Design.
Apr 23 2015
Industry experts surprised by Volkswagen's stubbornness to keep the Phaeton alive
Experts within the automotive industry have expressed their surprise concerning Volkswagen's decision to keep offering the Phaeton.
Jan 29 2015
Next generation Volkswagen Phaeton digitally imagined
The second generation Volkswagen Phaeton has been digitally envisioned by Theophilus Chin.
Aug 09 2014
Volkswagen Phaeton successor officially confirmed, BlueSport not happening
Volkswagen development chief Heinz-Jakob Neusser has announced plans to introduce a Phaeton successor.
Mar 06 2014
Discover the private $2 million car collection of Viktor Yanukovych Junior [video]
Ukrainian Euromaidan activists have found a collection of luxury, rare and expensive vehicles in the city of Gostomel.
Feb 24 2014
Larger next-gen Volkswagen Phaeton to feature an all-aluminum body - report
A new report indicates the next-gen Volkswagen Phaeton will grow in size and is going to feature an all-aluminum body.
Jan 22 2014
Volkswagen Phaeton Premium announced
Volkswagen has announced plans to offer a new premium package on the Phaeton. It includes exclusive features and additional amenities.
Nov 07 2012
Volkswagen Phaeton could return to the U.S. - report
Volkswagen's US vice president of product marketing has revealed some new details about the company's future product lineup.
Jul 26 2012
Strong demand for Volkswagen Phaeton in China
High demand for the Volkswagen Phaeton in China has given new optimism for its successor.
Apr 06 2012
2015 Volkswagen Phaeton to be lighter and more efficient - report
New details are starting to emerge about the next-generation Volkswagen Phaeton which could be launched as early as 2015.
Feb 15 2012
Volkswagen Phaeton replacement coming in 2015?
Reportedly being developed under the VW631 codename, the 2015 Phaeton is expected to be a four-door coupe with a lightweight chassis and an efficient engine lineup.
Sep 22 2011
VW Phaeton to return to U.S. market
If they sold so few the first time around, why try again? The story inside.
Aug 20 2010
Next generation VW Phaeton to target US and Chinese markets, not Europe
In a strange twist, Volkswagen has apparently decided the next-generation Phaeton should target U.S. and Chinese consumers.
Jun 21 2010
2011 Volkswagen Phaeton facelift in depth
Get the full skinny on the Volkswagen Phaeton facelift inside.
Jun 07 2010
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