According to the Michael Horn, who is VW’s CEO an American department, confirm rumors about the new generation of Volkswagen Phaeton. At this time we can’t predict precisely the time when it gets out, but probably will that happen in 2018 or 2019. What can we say now about new 2018 Volkswagen Phaeton? First of all, it will be built on VW’s MLB Evo architecture which is shared with Audi’s sedans and crossovers. The second question is how carmaker will succeed to increase sale if we know that big price has an impact on the drop down in the first appearance. However, encourage news about a return to the American market.
The second generation comes with better power-train performances. And also it adopts modern exterior and interior design. This full-size luxury sedan is related with Audi A8 and Bentley Continental. We are not pretty sure yet, but world premier might unveil this beauty at next Detroit and Geneva Motor Show.
2018 Volkswagen Phaeton – Exterior & Interior
Now is very early to discuss the exterior details, so 2018 Volkswagen Phaeton follows distinctive front fascia look with modern shapes and other updates. Rest of body will borrow some elements from Audi A8 model. If you look closer then you see a large number of similarities. In the other hand, interior design looks luxury with quality materials and high-tech devices. Designers take cares about every detail because this “apartment” is intended for business and rich people with refined taste. If you want even more detail you’ll have to wait until next year. For now the carmaker delaying new model and buying extra time, so the information is unavailable.
2018 Volkswagen Phaeton – Specs
Specification depends on the target market and this time on the US market comes with plug-in hybrid power-train which combines V6 engine and a compact electric motor. Further, we need to mention gasoline conventional engine in two versions such as 3.2 and 3.6-liter of volume. There are five and six-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission which sends power to all-wheel drive. European market comes with twin-turbocharged diesel V8 power-train and powerful 6.0-liter W12 from Bentley Bentayga. We can conclude that is 2018 Volkswagen Phaeton side by side with the above luxury cars.
2018 Volkswagen Phaeton – Price
Starting price for US spec amounts around $70,000. Of course, this price can rapidly to grow what depends on of select materials and equipment.