Volkswagen Phaeton News

 
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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 pricing and nagging quality issues are in part to blame, and VW hopes to cure these in the next iteration of the car. Until... read more

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VW considers diesel powerplant for U.S. Phaeton

VW considers diesel powerplant for U.S. Phaeton

The Phaeton limo may have been a major flop for Volkswagen but officials are keen to see the launch of a successor, especially in the U.S. where it could pose as a technical... read more February 11, 2008 by


 
Volkswagen Phaeton may return to U.S.

Volkswagen Phaeton may return to U.S.

The Phaeton limo may have been a major flop for Volkswagen but officials are keen to the launch of a successor. The car was priced similarly to BMWs and Audis but it wore a... read more January 31, 2008 by


 
Volkswagen planning major platform changes

Volkswagen planning major platform changes

To reach its targeted production rate of ten million vehicles per year by 2018 Volkswagen will be implementing several major revisions to its current platform designs to help... read more November 26, 2007 by


 
VW loses more than €10,000 per Phaeton?

VW loses more than €10,000 per Phaeton?

Volkswagen’s Phaeton has long been pegged as the answer to a question nobody asked. The car cost as much as its luxury brand rivals but came with a humble VW badge... read more August 20, 2007 by


 
Audi modular design to spawn next-gen VW Phaeton, Bentley Continental GT and Arnage

Audi modular design to spawn next-gen VW Phaeton, Bentley Continental GT and Arnage

Development work for the second generation Volkswagen Phaeton is already well underway with the new model expected to share the same platform as the next Audi A8, due one... read more June 17, 2007 by


 
Updated: More images of VW’s new Phaeton

Updated: More images of VW’s new Phaeton

Volkswagen will launch its facelifted Phaeton limo during this week’s Geneva Motor Show with a host of minor revisions that are unlikely to stir any major excitement... read more March 6, 2007 by


 
Spy Shots: VW Phaeton facelift

Spy Shots: VW Phaeton facelift

Volkswagen will be updating the Phaeton luxury sedan to help boost sales of the in the light of new models and expected updates from its main rivals, BMW and Mercedes Benz... read more October 25, 2006 by


 
A Phaeton for the Pope

A Phaeton For The Pope

His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI is about to take delivery of a Volkswagen Phaeton for his next Pope Mobile. The model in particular will be a black long-wheelbase version... read more October 18, 2006 by


 
 

 
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