Report: Next-generation VW Phaeton coming to U.S. in 2015

The W12-powered Volkswagen Phaeton will be resurfacing in U.S. markets after being pulled back in 2006 due to its hefty price tag and poor consumer perception.

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Volkswagen will be using its lightweight aluminum body architecture to help improve fuel economy and make it more viable to produce.

The new Phaeton is aiming for the Jaguar XJ as a competitor as a more simplistic approach to a model of its caliber, and is expected to be available for 2015.

-By: Alexandra Koken

Source: InsideLine