VW had planned a second-generation Phaeton but a focus on EVs ultimately killed the project.
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 BMW or Mercedes, the Phaeton was, in short, a flop, dead after just three years on sale in America. But Volkswagen thinks it...Nelson Ireson
Volkswagen Phaeton U.S. Relaunch Under Consideration
The biggest, most luxurious Volkswagen could see a return to the U.S.--as a diesel.Nelson Ireson