The 2005 Volkswagen Phaeton is offered in the following submodels: Sedan. Available styles include V8 4dr Sedan (4.2L 8cyl 6A), W12 4dr Sedan (6.0L 12cyl 5A), and V8 4dr Sedan w/4 Seats (4.2L 8cyl 6A). Phaeton models are available with a 4.2 l-liter gas engine or a 6.0 l-liter gas engine, with output up to 420 hp, depending on engine type. The 2005 Phaeton comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed shiftable automatic, 5-speed shiftable automatic. The 2005 Phaeton comes with a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. basic warranty, a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. roadside warranty, and a 5 yr./ 60000 mi. powertrain warranty.
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Review Aside from a few switches, lack of auto chestnut covers on front air vents, massage ac/heated seats all the way around and about $80,000 you can SETTLE for an Audi A8L or a Bentley Flying Spur. The Phaeton is amazing. All the above, with soft close doors, a 270 Watt Bose 17 speaker system, a great manu shift tranny w/ AWD makes it a dream car in stealth mode. Best thing I've ever driven. A True Luxury Rocket. Found a 2005 with 29k miles. Gotta go drive it. Get'em before they're gone. Best Lux Bargain Going. VW should try again with 2013. Sells well in Europe. Bring on the auto bahn.
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