VW has announced pricing for the new Phaeton with the base model 3.0-litre V6 TDI starting from £46,195.
There are a further two long wheelbase versions giving rear passengers an extra 120mm leg room, with the 3.0-litre V6 starting from £48,640 and the 6.0-litre W12 with 444bhp priced from £78,685.
The latest Phaeton has received subtle revisions, echoing styling from the Passat, which include LED running lights, new bumpers and new alloy wheels.
A redesigned multifunction steering wheel design, satellite navigation with Google maps and the £2045 optional 1000w Dynaudio pack with 12 speakers complete the additions to the interior.
Standard equipment includes 4MOTION four-wheel drive, eight airbags, Continuous Damping Control (CDC) adjustable air suspension, leather upholstery and 18-way adjustable electric seats.
The Phaeton is on sale in the UK now.