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Volkswagen Phaeton (2003-2015) review

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The Volkswagen Phaeton aimed to rival the most luxurious saloons from the likes of Mercedes-Benz and Jaguar, and showcased an impressive array of technology and quality of engineering. However, should you look past the mainstream badge, or does the Phaeton simply lack the substance to compete in this rarefied market? Read our full review to find out.
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