Volkswagen Phaeton

2014 Volkswagen Phaeton | new car review

Bland styling, flat frontage, and a featureless back end question the viability of the 2014 Volkswagen Phaeton. Much like its cousin, the Audi A8, the Phaeton not only misses an X-Factor, but the point as well.…

2012 Volkswagen Phaeton | new car review

The Volkswagen Phaeton shares its underpinnings with a heavyweight like the Bentley Continental GT and has some of the very best technology found in any car as of today.…

2010 Volkswagen Phaeton | new car review

Volkswagen's large luxury sedan hasn't been the commercial success that was hoped, but that doesn't make it a bad car - it's very well equipped and now available for less.…

2011 Volkswagen Phaeton now available in the Middle East

2011 Volkswagen Phaeton now available in the Middle East

Volkswagen introduces the 2011 Phaeton in the Middle East. The refreshed sedan now features a new base engine, improved exterior styling and an optional long wheelbase version.…

Volkswagen unveils the 2011 Phaeton at Beijing Motor Show

Volkswagen upgrades its flagship sedan, the Phaeton, for the 2011 model year, with revised looks and new engine options.…

2009 Volkswagen Phaeton | new car review

2009 Volkswagen Phaeton   The Phaeton is a limousine from VW that sets very high standards in comfort and luxury, aimed directly to take on the big, long and luxurious cars from the likes of BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi. Unfortunately for VW it kind of missed the mark and as…

2007 Volkswagen Phaeton | new car review

The Phaeton is Volkswagen’s first attempt at building a large sedan that is luxurious enough to compete for attention with other established German luxury car makers. It has been in the Middle East market, where it has received a mixed reception, for around three years. When they began work on…

2008 Volkswagen Phaeton | new car review

VW decided to take a Passat, stretch it, load it with a whole lot of technological gizmos and make a premium car aimed at the likes of Mercedes S Class, BMW 7 Series and closer at home, Audi A8. Unveiled at the 2002 Geneva Motor Show, the Phaeton was designed…

2009 Volkswagen Phaeton | new car review

The Phaeton is Volkswagen’s first attempt at building a large sedan that is luxurious enough to compete for attention with other established German luxury car makers. It has been in the Middle East market, where it has received a mixed reception, for around three years. When they began work on…

2008 Volkswagen Phaeton | road test

The Volkswagen Phaeton is a car for people who don’t drive. ‘How does that work,’ I hear you say. Simple really; the Volkswagen Phaeton is a car for people that get driven, chauffeur-style. This is VW’s answer to the top of the range stretched sedans from the likes of BMW,…