The all-fresh 2017 Volkswagen Phideon is a luxury sedan that makes its worldwide debut at the 2016 Auto Show in Geneva. This groundbreaking and a comfortable four-door sedan are placed above the Volkswagen Passat and the Volkswagen Magotan, and it will be released only in China, and hence in the premium sector. The new stylish five-meter sedan will be launched on the Chinese automotive market during the third quarter of 2016.
With the introduction, the automaker is adding a key pillar to its model array. The new VW model sees the debut of the novel face of the luxury saloons of Volkswagen, as well. The 2017 Phideon by means of its equally commanding and alluring front end, its flowing and accurately drawn lines and the exceptionally dynamic proportions, displays the highest presence and dominance, whereas the progressive design of the vehicle complements the high level of its technological innovations.
2017 VW Phideon Exterior
The luxury sedan will be built on the Modular Longitudinal Matrix platform, making it the first sedan to utilize these underpinnings with the VW emblem. It comes equipped with an arresting lengthy bonnet that offers it an aggressive and a stylish look. The lengthy bonnet combines with a short front projection causes an especially authoritative and stylish quality class design. In grouping with the extended cabin, this causes an inimitably potent and at the same time stylish, flowing outline.
Aside from the sharp curves of the bonnet, a broad and a reasonably high warmer grille feature the front part of the vehicle. The grille consists of four chrome bars, with two of the chrome-coated crossbars framing the double LED headlights incorporated in the three-dimensional structural design of the radiator grille. The daring unit that consists of the LED headlights, grille, and LED daylight running lamps forms the front part. The elite overall feeling is refined by a wrap-around chrome frontier, which stylishly finishes the lower part, sloping down towards the back part .
The 2017 Phideon comes with the outside dimension of 16.67 x 6.17 x 4.88 feet in length, width and height respectively(5.05 meters long, 1.87 meters wide and 1.48 meters high). The length of the wheelbase will be 9.9 feet.
2017 Volkswagen Phideon Interior
The sedan has been designed as an athletic five-seater vehicle, on the one hand, attractive to fanatical self-drivers, whereas on the other hand being flawlessly appropriate for use as a chauffeur-operated limousine with its liberal roominess. The interior is, therefore, both athletic and stylish. Also structural design and the dashboard are designed to center on the technological design and driving dynamics in the vehicle’s cockpit.
The cabin that comes equipped with comfortable seats in the front and at the back can be electrically regulated in a number of directions, counting individual settings for the ergonomically arched sides, and have incorporated seat airing and heating, plus a massage function. The ambiance inside the sedan is made more enjoyable, as well, by a wrap-around ambient illumination strip, which can switch between three dissimilar colors.
Due importance has been given by Volkswagen to offer the vehicle with essential safety features, such as:
Proactive passenger safety system.
Adjustable cruise control.
Camera-derived night vision system to perk up the all-round visibility.
Lane Assist with lane-departure alert.
Park Assist with automatic braking and steering.
When comes to technological features, the comes outfitted with a head-up display that projects facts onto the windscreen. It also comes outfitted with the Modular Infotainment Platform, together with MirrorLink and Apple CarPlay for Smartphone incorporation and for various apps.
The 2017 VW Phideon engine will be a 3.0 TSI 4Motion V6 turbocharged direct-injection petrol power plant. This powertrain generates the utmost power of 295 horses and the utmost torque of 347 pound-feet. It will be coupled with the all-wheel drive system and will power the range-leading.
The 2017 VW sedan also comes outfitted with a turbo-four TSI power plant with the capacity of 2.0 liters. It appears that the automaker has plans to provide its new Phideon with a hybrid engine in due course.
Base price and the date of release
Even though the 2017 Volkswagen Phideon release date is likely to be the third part of 2016, the base price of the vehicle has not yet determined by the automaker. However, it is predictable that it would cost in excess of the Volkswagen Passat.
See also: 2017 Lincoln Continental, 2017 Hyundai Genesis G90, 2017 BMW 7 series
Volkswagen Phideon 2017 Photos