The 2011 Volkswagen Phaeton was officialy announced at the Beijing Auto Show six weeks ago, but Volkswagen didn't revealed a thing about this new facelift until this week.
The Phaeton is produced at the Transparent Factory - Die Glaserne Manufaktur - in one single place in the world, Dresden, Germany.
The car is almost completely changed, still keeping up it's maturity in styling, being a direct competitor for the Audi's A8.
In the front we find new LED day lights and corner lights, bi-xenon headlights and a new chromed grille.
The bak end has also LED's, behind smoked lenses.
Thanks to the Volkswagen Exclusive Line, the costumer can benefit a large list of options that he can choose:Alcantara trims, wood, leather, 18-way seatings, 4-zone climate control, new braking system, automatic pilot, Dynamic Light Assist, Sat-Nav, UMTS connection for the mobile phones and plenty of other options that you may think they will never end.
The new Phaeton has 4 engine, 3 for petrol and one for diesel.
The only diesel enfine is a V6 TDI, boosting up to 240 HP.
The other engines are a V6 [280 HP], an impressive V8 [335 HP] and the top-of-the-range W12 [450 HP].
The prices weren't revealed, altough the Phaeton will be for sale this month in Europe and in August in China.
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