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Latest model: Volkswagen Eos 2011
Volkswagen Eos 2011The new Volkswagen Eos will make its world debut live at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show (19 to 28 November, 2010). The internationally successful cabriolet coupé has been technically perfected, visually revised - front and back - and refined with numerous new features. There was a good reason for choosing California as the location for its auto show debut: America is the sales region with the highest volume for the four-seater. Volkswagen of America will take the new Volkswagen Eos to the streets at the end of March 2011; in Europe - the second strongest sales region for the Volkswagen Eos - sphere release is planned for Mid-january 2011.

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In America, the Volkswagen Eos is being provided as a 147 Kw / 200 PS 2. 0-litre TSI with a 6-speed DSG. In Europe, three direct-injection turbo petrol engines (TSI) and one direct-injection turbodiesel (TDI) will be available. Performance levels of the efficient TSI engines range from 90 Kw / 122 PS to 155 Kw / 210 PS, while the quiet common rail TDI develops 103 Kw / 140 PS. Clearly demonstrating just how economical the new cabriolet coupé has become is the Volkswagen Eos 2. 0-litre TDI with Bluemotion Technology and 103 Kw / 140 PS; it consumes just 4. 8 l/100 km. The use of Bluemotion Technology (including Stop/start system and brake energy recovery) has reduced fuel consumption by 0. 7 l/100 km.

Front section: The look of the new Volkswagen Eos follows Volkswagen's layout DNA that is marked by clearly structured, horizontal lines. Extending between the new headlights now is a radiator grille protector consisting of three shiny black struts, every trimmed with a narrow chrome strip. The main headlights can be ordered in halogen (H7) or auxillary bi-xenon format. Within the housings of the bi-xenon headlamps, 14 Leds form the daytime running light. A new auxillary extra for both types of headlight is the Light Assist main beam assistant. When turned on, it takes over the function of switching between dipped and main beam, automatically adapting this to the traffic conditions. Providing increased security as traditional on all models, meanwhile, are fog lamps that now option integrated cornering lights.

Side and back design: The Volkswagen Eos side profile benefits from a new range of alloy wheels. The Volkswagen Eos is supplied as traditional with 16-inch Barcelona alloys and type 215 tyres. Other 16-inch, 17-inch and 18-inch sets of wheels are available as features. The 16-inch winter wheels with full wheel covers have been carried over from the previous model.