In this Top Gear segment, Jeremy Clarkson takes the Volkswagen Phaeton out for a road test. Powered by a 5L V10 engine that generates 313bhp, the Phaeton rockets from 0-60mph in just 6.3-seconds. Video after the jump.
As series standard, the power of the engine in the Phaeton V10 TDI is applied onto the road by the superior 4MOTION four-wheel drive. The interface between the engine and four-wheel drive is formed by a new six-speed automatic gearbox, which can alternatively be shifted manually using the Tiptronic mode