High-tailin' it

Volkswagen AG has released pictures of its unnamed luxury sedan, known internally as the D1. As shown in this tail shot, VW has altered the tail dramatically from the bulbous concept shown in Frankfurt in 1999. The D1 will be launched in Germany in April and is expected to go on sale in the United States in late 2002 or early 2003. It will debut in Europe with three engines - a 3.2-liter V-6 making 241 hp; a 6.0-liter W-12 with 420 hp; and a 5.0-liter V-10 turbo diesel with 313 hp.

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