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    About Volkswagen Phaeton


    One of Volkswagen's staunchest offerings, the Phaeton is a full-size sedan that was initially unveiled at the 2002 Geneva Motor Show. The model first became available throughout most of Europe and the Middle East beginning for the 2003 model year before being released in North American a year later. Eventually, the Volkswagen Phaeton made its way onto dealer lots in South Korea (2006). It is constructed off of Volkswagen's D1 platform along with the Bentley Continental and the Bentley Flying Spur, but it also shares several powertrain characteristics with the Audi A8. As for the vehicle's dimensions, the Volkswagen Phaeton measured in with a wheelbase of 113.4 inches (long wheelbase version - 118.1 inches), a width of 74.9 inches, a height of 57.1 inches, and an overall length of 199 inches (long wheelbase version - 203.7 inches).

    At its launch in North America, the Volkswagen Phaeton offered two engine options: a 4.2L V8 and 6.0L W12. The 4.2L V8 engine made for approximately 335 horsepower directed through a standard six-speed automatic transmission with manual shift capability. The bolder, more powerful 6.0L V12 started off pumping out 420 horsepower geared to a five-speed automatic transmission with available manual shifting (for 2006 the hp would be increased to 444). All-wheel drive was included standard on both powertrains. Wood trim accents, chrome trim, and leather upholstery are just some of the highlights inside the model. Technologically, VW implemented a vehicle management system with a 7" color screen that works with the navigation, trip computer, stereo, and climate control.

    In the US, one long wheelbase body style was offered. All variants of the Phaeton were outfitted with four-zone automatic climate control, xenon HID headlights, heated windshield wiper nozzles, a sunroof, and ten-speaker stereo system with a six-CD disc changer. The V8 version of the Volkswagen Phaeton showed off 17" alloy wheels, 12-way power front-seats, four-way power-adjustable lumbar supports, a leather wrapped steering wheel, self-dimming mirrors, rear sunshades, and stainless steel pedals. The Phaeton V12 displayed 18" alloy wheels, distinctive walnut wood trim, a premium 12-speaker stereo system, tinted windows, heated seats (front and rear), and 18-way power-adjustable front seats (with massage).

    Smooth. Refined. And revered. The Volkswagen Phaeton is a true vision. Ironclad performance backed by a nice, quiet drive makes every trip as soothing as possible. Thanks to a luscious interior that delivers on space as well as creature comforts, driver and passengers alike have no problem feeling right at home on the inside of this luxurious machine. The only thing missing from the vehicle is your touch. That problem is easily solved inside CARiD's selection of Volkswagen Phaeton accessories and parts!

    From ultra-classy accents to superior protection, our inventory of Volkswagen Phaeton Accessories and Parts knows no equal. That's because we rely on the most respected manufacturers in the world to ensure that everything we offer is the highest quality available at the best value possible. Spoilers, floor mats, wheels, grille guards and more parts are here waiting to play a role. When it comes to finding the most stylish and reliable accessories you need to give your car an edge that sets it apart, CARiD always has you covered.

    Whether you plan to improve your vehicle's performance or simply want to add some flare to its style, we store an exhaustive collection of accessories and parts designed specifically for your vehicle. Whatever product you choose, you are guaranteed to get nothing but the premium quality, unrivaled performance, and unique style. Understanding that your vehicle deserves only the top accessories and parts, we carefully handpicked each single item. And be sure all of them are manufactured by the most reputable companies in the industry, so the quality is beyond any doubts. If you still are not sure what product to choose, you are welcome to check 43 reviews with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, and define what accessory or part perfectly fits both your vehicle and your pocket.



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    Volkswagen Phaeton May Return to U.S.
    Volkswagen Phaeton May Return to U.S.

    As reported by Bloomberg, Volkswagen AG plans to bring back the Phaeton to the North American market, as the world's third-biggest auto manufacturer is going to boost its image as well as to triple the sales figures by 2018. Earlier the German automaker announced that the company intended to expand its North American SUV portfolio to catch up to Toyota and General Motors. In case Volkswagen succeeds, the U.S. market will meet two new models. The Volkswagen Scirocco coupe is said to join the Phaeton.

    “We have our eyes firmly set on the U.S. market,” said Juergen Borrmann, director of Volkswagen’s facility in Dresden, Germany. The model will be completely redesigned and retooled before VW begins selling the high-end sedan in the U.S. again.”

    The career of Volkswagen Phaeton started in 2002 and lasted till 2006. The decision to kick the model off the U.S. lineup was base on the sales figures. The Phaeton is priced at about $90,000, while the development costs exceed $1,3 billion. The German automaker expected to sell about 20,000 units globally per year. However, the model failed to reach this target.