- n. Alternative form of Phaëthon.
“The British steamer Phaeton is reported to have arrived at the mouth of the Rio Grande.”
“The Phaeton was a wonderful car when new even though it was a flop in the market.”
“But it's not likely to be called a Phaeton, aka the "shining one" - son of the sun god, Helios, who induced his father to allow him to drive the chariot of the sun across the heavens.”
“(Admittedly, Volkswagen introduced a new luxury sedan called the Phaeton at the Geneva Motor Show in 2002, which only goes to show that vehicle names can be recycled - in this case, the original was a Cadillac from the 1930s).”
“This suggests that choosing the name Phaeton for the ship may be only slightly less ominous than calling a ship headed to the sun, Icarus (as Danny Boyle did in”
“Technologically speaking, the Phaeton is a great car, but it doesn't undercut rivals 'prices enough to attract sophisticated shoppers.”
“The six-cylinder petrol engine in the Phaeton is a V6 direct-injection engine (FSI with 206 kW/280 PS).”
“Interestingly, the Phaeton is the first car to incorporate the ability to download Google Maps satellite imagery and points of interest data over a mobile phone.”
“In addition to regular navigational systems, the Phaeton will be the first to integrate a new system which can download Google maps satellite images and points of interest info over a mobile phone, and then laid over existing maps within the”
“The standard drive unit used in the Phaeton is a V6 petrol engine producing”
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