Hello Jack: I smiled when I read your column - you have hit the nail on the head. The last car that I owned that I truly enjoyed was my VW Phaeton with a W12 - I kept it for 10 years after I bought it new, hoping that VW would change their mind and bring it back to North America. No such luck. I had the honour of meeting you in person at a Phaeton owner get-together in Chicago (or maybe Detroit?) in 2005 or 2006. Last week I put a deposit down on a Genisis G90 - the first worthy successor to the Phaeton, in my opinion. Maybe we'll meet again at a G90 owner get-together.
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