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Volkswagen C Coupe GTE concept, 2015 Shanghai Auto Show

Next-Gen Volkswagen Phaeton’s Design Previewed By C Coupe GTE Concept

Volkswagen has a variety of models it sells only in China, such as the Santana compact sedan and more recent Lamando four-door coupe. Now, the German automaker is previewing another model aimed exclusively at the Chinese market with the C Coupe GTE concept car, unveiled ahead of its debut tomorrow... read more

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2006 Volkswagen Phaeton

Next VW Phaeton To Grow In Size, Feature Aluminum Body: Report

Talk of the return of the Volkswagen Phaeton to U.S. shores dates back almost as far as the car’s exit in 2006. Most recently it was reported that a concept previewing... read more January 21, 2014 by 


 
2003 Volkswagen Phaeton

2015 Volkswagen Phaeton Coming To Detroit Auto Show?

The last Volkswagen Phaeton's failure, at least in the U.S., is undeniable. But VW isn't one to give up without a (second) fight, and that appears to be the plan for the... read more July 17, 2013 by 


 
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Is The Timing Right For A Lower-Cost Volkswagen Phaeton In The U.S.?

Volkswagen’s Phaeton luxury sedan was supposed to re-write the book on German luxury cars, and forever change the way that customers viewed the brand. The brainchild of... read more September 10, 2012 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Phaeton

Renewed Volkswagen Phaeton Due In 2015: Report

Last summer, Volkswagen confirmed the Phaeton full-size, perhaps too-luxurious-for-the-brand, sedan would be returning to the U.S., but it didn't give us much of an idea as... read more September 26, 2011 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Phaeton

Volkswagen Phaeton Confirmed For U.S. Return

The Volkswagen Phaeton didn't fare so well the first time around in the U.S. Priced too high for its marque's cachet and without the styling or performance to compete with... read more August 19, 2010 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Phaeton

First Details On Next-Gen Volkswagen Phaeton, U.S. Market Crucial

The Phaeton flagship sedan may have been a major flop for Volkswagen but officials are keen for a launch of a successor. The car was priced similarly to BMWs and Audis but it... read more June 18, 2010 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Phaeton

2011 Volkswagen Phaeton Preview

Volkswagen has updated its Phaeton flagship for the second time in its short life, reaffirming the lackluster opinion of the car in the full-size luxury sedan market. With a... read more April 21, 2010 by 


 
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Volkswagen Phaeton U.S. Relaunch Under Consideration

Rumors of the Volkswagen Phaeton's return to the U.S. have been brewing, off and on, for almost two years. Now, the return looks more likely than ever, with VW's American CEO... read more September 16, 2009 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Phaeton facelift preview rendering

Preview: 2011 Volkswagen Phaeton facelift

Volkswagen will be updating its Phaeton flagship for the second time in its short life, reaffirming the lackluster opinion of the car in the full-size luxury sedan market... read more June 30, 2009 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Phaeton facelift spy shots

Spy shots: Volkswagen Phaeton receives second facelift

Volkswagen will be updating its Phaeton flagship for the second time in its short life, reaffirming the lackluster opinion of the car in the full-size luxury sedan market... read more June 18, 2009 by 


 
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Volkswagen upgrades Phaeton for 2009

Despite the weak performance of the Phaeton, Volkswagen has persisted with the car in the belief that there is a place for it in the lineup. Less-than-inspired styling, high... read more October 1, 2008 by 


 
Update: GM rules out new Opel flagship

Update: GM rules out new Opel flagship

Updated: General Motors’ global product chief Bob Lutz has ruled out developing a new flagship model for the Opel brand, claiming that there’s little chance a... read more July 27, 2008 by 


 
U.S. Volkswagen Phaeton sales could start next year

U.S. Volkswagen Phaeton sales could start next year

By all accounts, the Phaeton limo has been a major flop for Volkswagen and nowhere has it performed more badly than in the U.S. where the decision to drop the car came just... read more April 17, 2008 by 


 
VW unveils 10-year plans

VW unveils 10-year plans

Volkswagen has unveiled its plans for the coming years, including the lofty goal of selling a million units a year in the U.S. by 2018. The one million figure is expected to... read more March 10, 2008 by 


 
2006 Volkswagen Phaeton

VW Analyses Phaeton Failure, Reveals New Details About Next-Gen Model

By all accounts, the Phaeton limo has been a major flop for Volkswagen and nowhere has it performed more badly than in the U.S. where the decision to drop the car came just... read more February 18, 2008 by 


 
 

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