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Volkswagen Phaeton 4.2 V8 Long

(2007 model)

Brief specs of 2007 Volkswagen Phaeton 4.2 V8 Long

4-door 4-seater, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 40-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4172 cm3 / 254.6 cu in / 254.6 cu in, 246.0 kW / 329.9 hp / 329.9 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 430.0 N·m / 317.2 lb·ft / 317.2 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 245 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph top speed, consumption 13.1 l/100km / 21.6 mpg-UK / 18.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2007
ModelPhaeton 4.2 V8 LongIssued until
SeriePhaetonNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)500 l / 17.66 cu ft / 17.66 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4180 l / 147.62 cu ft / 147.62 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)500 l / 17.66 cu ft / 17.66 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length5180 mm / 203.9 in / 203.9 inTotal (curb) weight2166 kg / 4775 lb / 4775 lb
Width1910 mm / 75.2 in / 75.2 inDry weight
Height1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inLoad capacity824 kg / 1817 lb / 1817 lb
Wheelbase3010 mm / 118.5 in / 118.5 inGross (max.) weight2990 kg / 6592 lb / 6592 lb
Track frontTowing weight2400 kg / 5291 lb / 5291 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity90 l / 19.8 UK gal / 23.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.72  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.37 m2 / 25.5 sq ft / 25.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.95 m2 / 10.2 sq ft / 10.2 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)23.6 kW / 31.6 hp / 31.6 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves40
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder5
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement4172 cm3 / 254.6 cu in / 254.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power246.0 kW / 329.9 hp / 329.9 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationMax. torque430.0 N·m / 317.2 lb·ft / 317.2 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)98.4 kW / 132.0 hp / 132.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output59.0 kW/l / 1.296 bhp/cu in / 1.296 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque103.1 N·m/l / 0.90 lb·ft/cu in / 0.90 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed245 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio154.7 kW/ton / 117.2 bhp/ton / 117.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)13.1 l/100km / 21.6 mpg-UK / 18.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions211 g/km / 339 g/mi / 339 g/mi
  Range687 km / 427 mi / 427 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front235/55-R17Tyres rear235/55-R17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Phaeton 4.2 V8 Long

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