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Jan 6, 2010

Volkswagen Phaeton: Luxury Car at Delhi Auto Expo 2010

Volkswagen, Europe's largest car maker showcased its premium flagship product the Phaeton at the New Delhi Auto Expo today. It is Volkswagen's first entry in the high-end luxury segment in India.

Volkswagen PhaetonCommenting on its market introduction, Mr. Neeraj Garg, Member of Board & Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars said “As part of our top down strategy the Phaeton is our debut in the growing luxury segment in India. The Phaeton, offers high end luxury features providing top notch technology, pure quality and above all it is handcrafted, thereby making each Phaeton unique in itself.”

The Phaeton will be priced at Rs. 75 Lakhs (Ex showroom Delhi) and will commence sales from March this year.

Positioned as handcrafted luxury, the Phaeton is equipped with a robust 3.6 litre V6 Petrol Engine with an output of 280 HP @ 6250 rpm and a maximum torque of 370 Nm @ 3500 rpm. The Phaeton is paired with a 6 Speed tiptronic gearbox, and 17 inch Alloy wheels.

The Volkswagen Phaeton stands for luxurious travel, precision craftsmanship and state of the art technology, clearly defined by its 12-way electric seat adjustment with memory. It also features climatronic auto air conditioner, cruise control, rear seat entertainment system, parking distance control for both front and rear, all completed with leather upholstery. The Phaeton is concealed beneath every millimeter ensures maximum comfort, safety and pleasure for true drivable experience delivering the complete in smoothness of ride.

In safety the Phaeton is equipped with 8 airbags, ABS, Electronic Stabilisation Programme (ESP) advanced pedestrian system, and Anti-theft alarm system.

The features of Phaeton all combine together to produce the distinctive, charismatic face of Phaeton.

The Phaeton-Handcrafted Luxury:
The Phaeton is exclusively built at Volkswagen's Glass Factory at Dresden, Germany. The design of the car is an expression of its personality; the Phaeton is characterized by uncompromising attention to detail high quality materials and immaculate workmanship. Each details in the Phaeton complements the harmony of the overall design. Understated and sleek, every aspect of the Phaeton's design includes elegance, power and purity of form.

The perfectly crafted Phaeton each piece of equipment displays a wealth of attributes all help to ensure the well being of the Phaeton owners.

Courtesy: Volkswagen Group, India

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