Short Preview of 2011 Volkswagen Phaeton

Volkswagen offered more pictures with the new 2011 Phaeton that will be on European market starting this month with a choice of two wheelbase options and two back seat versions (three seats / two individual seats) and under the hood it offers a choice of four engines, a turbo diesel and three petrol engines.

The car will have 12-cylinder engine that can deliver 331 kW / 450 PS but also the more modest turbocharged common rail direct injection engine that delivers 176 kW / 240 PS and will accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just 8.6 seconds; top speed is of 237 km/h.

The Phaeton V6 has an impressive fuel consumption of just 8.5 liters/100 km (224 g/km CO2).

Now we have to wait to see its price.

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