The all-new Volkswagen Phideon luxury sedan makes its international debut in the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. This ground breaking and opulent four-door car is placed above the Passat along with the Magotan, and that is readily available in China, and hence in the premium section. The stylish new five-metre sedan will be launched on the Chinese industry inside the third quarter of 2017. Using the debut of your VW Phideon, which was formulated and developed in Germany, Volkswagen is adding a vital pillar to its model range. When designing this car, Volkswagen manufactured use of the technical experience of its Chinese partner, SAIC Volkswagen. Specifically its in depth experience when it comes to the wishes and requirements of prospects went in to the creation of this premium sedan. SAIC Volkswagen may also construct the brand new model. The Phideon also sees the debut of the new “face” of Volkswagen’s luxury sedans. Volkswagen’s design group is proud in the fact that it was doable to derive the Phideon pretty much straight in the breath-taking C Coupé GTE notion car, which was presented at Auto Shanghai in 2015, with only small modifications. From a technical viewpoint, the Phideon may be the initial Volkswagen to be based mostly about the Modular Longitudinal Matrix (MLB). Its title – Phideon – can be a construct standing for elegance and reliability, and phonetically and symbolically evokes Fides, the Roman goddess of fidelity.
The VW Phideon is 5.05 metres extended, 1.87 metres broad and 1.48 metres higher. In between the really brief back and front overhangs for a car of this dimension is often an extended wheelbase of in excess of 3 metres, that provide this car especially sporty proportions. The eye-catching long bonnet provides the car design and lends it sovereign “prestigious dimensions”. This design describes the space concerning the front door reveal as well as centre of the front axle. The higher this distance, the longer the hood is often devoid of getting extend the front overhang. Which means that an extended bonnet mixed that has a quick front overhang ends in a primarily highly effective and elegant premium class layout. In mixture using the elongated interior, this results in an inimitably impressive and concurrently elegant, flowing layout with the Phideon.
The Volkswagen Phideon was intended like a sporty five-seater, on the one hand appealing to dedicated self-drivers, whilst alternatively currently being flawlessly ideal for use like a chauffeur-driven limousine with its generous space. The interior is as a result each sporty and classy. The dashboard as well as interior design is built to focus on the technical style and design and driving dynamics from the cabin. The luxurious seats (from the back and front passenger compartments) may be electrically adjusted in many instructions, which include individual settings for that anatomically curved sides, and also have integrated seat ventilation as well as the heating being a massage function. The design and style team produced a relaxed lounge ambiance. The environment within the car is also created more pleasant by a wrap-around ambient light strip that may switch amongst three various colors.
The top-of-the-range model – the Volkswagen Phideon 3.0 TSI 4MOTION, which comes with four-wheel drive as regular – is powered by a 3.0 litre V6 turbocharged direct injection petrol engine that produces 220 kW/300 PS. This productive TSI develops greatest torque of 440 Nm. The new five-seater from Volkswagen will even be out there as a 2.0 TSI (with four-cylinder engines) with front-wheel drive. A model which has a plug-in hybrid drive can also be planned to the future.