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Electric VW Phaeton Delayed To 2020, May Use Audi e-Tron Quattro Powertrain

Electric VW Phaeton Delayed To 2020, May Use Audi e-Tron Quattro Powertrain

By Stephen Edelstein 99 views Nov 30, 2015 2011 Volkswagen Phaeton Enlarge Photo The Volkswagen Phaeton luxury sedan hasn't been sold in the U.S. in years, but if it does return, it will have an electric powertrain. Volkswagen's Board of Management mentioned an electric Phaeton in an announcement on the company's near-term strategy last month. The company did not discuss a production timeline, but now a new report claims the electric Phaeton will arrive by 2020. DON'T MISS: Next Volkswagen Phaeton To Go Electric (As VW Slashes Spending) The Phaeton's electric powertrain will borrow heavily from the production version of the Audi e-tron quattro concept, according to Autocar . Unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, the e-tron quattro will morph into a production electric SUV in 2018. The production version will likely be a variant of the Q6, an upcoming "crossover-coupe"...

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