The VW Phaeton Is Coming Back In 2018!

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 4/18/14 9:30am Yesterday 9:30am

The Phaeton Is Coming Back To The U.S. For Real

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 7/17/13 9:17am 7/17/13 9:17am

VW Phaeton Exclusive: Because Maybe They'll Buy It If It's More Expensive

Legend speaks of the return of the Volkswagen Phaeton, a.k.a 'Piech's Pholly,' a.k.a. the VW sedan so mind-blowingly expensive, Americans wouldn't wrap their wallets around it. To combat the problem, Volkswagen has now made a version even more expensive. » 9/17/09 1:00pm 9/17/09 1:00pm

Maserati Quattroporte Bellagio Fastback Touring: The Ultimate Station…

The Ferrari 599 GTB seats only two, the 612 Scaglietti is big—but what if you have kids, dogs and elephant guns to carry? Enter the custom-built Quattroporte Bellagio, certainly not your daddy's station wagon. » 5/06/09 4:30pm 5/06/09 4:30pm

Austrian Politician Jörg Haider Killed In Phaeton Crash, Driving Twice …

Far-right politicians from Austria tend to get a lot of scrutiny from the rest of the world, for really obvious » 10/13/08 8:00am 10/13/08 8:00am historical reasons, and , long-time leader of Austria's nationalist Freedom Party, definitely made plenty of headlines. That's all over now, as the anti-immigrant Haider perished on Saturday when his…

Could Phaeton Be Making A Return To The US?

Many Jalopers have a special place in their heart for W12 Volkswagen Phaeton (and we know a certain journalist with a pair of V8 Phaetons). And while we like the Passat CC up close, it doesn't move us in the same way. So that makes us happy to hear that Motor Authority is reporting that VW's chief Stefan Jacoby… » 2/01/08 9:45am 2/01/08 9:45am