Volkswagen Concept D

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Volkswagen Concept D
VW Concept D (IAA 1999) 1.jpg
Overview
Manufacturer Volkswagen AG
Production 1999
Body and chassis
Class Mid-size car, liftback
Body style 5-door liftback
Layout Front-engine design,
4motion four-wheel drive
Powertrain
Engine 5.0 V10 TDI diesel engine
Transmission 6-speed Tiptronic
Dimensions
Length 4995 mm
Width 1874 mm
Height 1440 mm
Curb weight 1800 kg
Chronology
Successor Volkswagen Phaeton
Rear seats

The Volkswagen Concept D is a concept luxury liftback envisioned by Ferdinand Piëch and unveiled by Volkswagen at the September 1999 International Motor Show Germany.

It featured V10 TDI diesel engine (230 kW/313 bhp at 4000 rpm., 750 Nm torque), six speed Tiptronic, 4Motion all wheel drive, air suspension with adaptive damping, and Bi-Xenon headlamps. It was essentially a five door prototype of the luxury sedan, the Volkswagen Phaeton, that debuted in March 2002.

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