The new Volkswagen Phaeton has been revealed. It features a new face, comprising a pair of bi-xenon headlight units complete with LED running lights and a new grille featuring two pronounced horizontal bars. The Volkswagen Phaeton has new front wings and a reprofiled bonnet and a new front bumper.
The interior of the Volkswagen Phaeton has also been updated with a new steering wheel and a colour electronic display and for the first time on a Volkswagen Phaeton the option of google maps on the RNS 810 satellite navigation system. The air conditioning system on the Volkswagen Phaeton is one of the most advanced in the world; it features a humidity monitoring function to avoid the vehicle misting up in all conditions.
The Volkswagen Phaeton offers a choice of two wheelbase options (120 mm differentiating the two) and a choice of two engines a 3.0-litre V6 TDI diesel developing 240 PS and a 6.0-litre W12 petrol engine producing 450 PS.
The new Volkswagen Phaeton goes on sale this August with prices and specifications set to be announced nearer this time.