Volkswagen Eos facelift is launched in Los Angeles

Volkswagen will exhibit at the Los Angeles Auto Show the revised version of the Eos. The facelift brings a number of timid aesthetic changes, an improved interior and more efficient engines.

Volkswagen will present today at the Auto Show in Los Angeles a revised version of the Eos, already anticipated by a set of official images and more preliminary information.

German model starts at a California salon economic reasons, the U.S. market is responsible for the largest volume of units convertible model. Global launch will be followed in January by placing on the European market and in March the U.S. market.

Exterior design

As expected, Eos Volkswagen takes specific design guidelines, be content with timid aesthetic changes that are felt more in the front. Here the lights have been redesigned in the style of the Golf and Passat, the grid was replaced and the lights have got a set of LED lights.

Profile of the new Eos is individualized by wheels with new design, with dimensions of 16, 17 and 18 inches, all alloy. Changes were made and the timid, the rear lights have also received LED lights and bumper was also redesigned, like the front.

Revised Interior

Inside, the Germans have opted for chrome as standard for a reconfigured Ambience Pack for a special Nappa leather, capable of reflecting sunlight to a greater extent, the shift lever and a redesigned, if DSG transmission.

In Chapter technology and comfort, publicly proposed a facelift Eos folding roof in 25 seconds, which can be controlled via remote, which comes standard with a widescreen option, designed to ensure an abundant inner light, even when the car is covered.

Passengers will have a color display with touch function, a new adaptive lighting, keyless access and starting, and the new parking assistant, famous Volkswagen range.

More efficient engines

If the United States Eos will be offered with one engine, drive 2.0-liter TSI gasoline engine, 200 horsepower and DSG in Europe will provide customers convertible three gasoline and diesel.

Entry-level version will be powered by the 1.4 TDI 122 horsepower capable of delivering 200 Nm at 1,500 revolutions yet. Unit direct injection provides a maximum speed of 198 km / h and a fuel consumption of 6.6 liters. This engine can be ordered with BlueMotion Technology package, which comes with a number of technical changes designed to reduce average consumption figure to 6.2 liters.

The next level of power offered by VW 1.4 TSI engine is guaranteed for 160 horsepower and 240 Nm, delivered at 1,500 revolutions also. Resources are sufficient to ensure a maximum speed of 217 km / h, without compromising on the consumer, which stops at 6.8 litres/100 km.

The most powerful petrol unit will be the 2.0 liter TSI engine, ready to offer 210 horses and 280 Nm at 1,700 rotations, enough to guarantee a maximum speed of 238 km / h and a consumption of 7.1 litres/100 km. The list will include an optional DSG for this engine, which promises a fuel consumption of 7.5 litres/100 km and a maximum speed of 236 km / h.

Diesel fans will have to settle for only a 2.0-liter TDI unit and 140 horses, which offers 320 Nm and 5.2 liters per 100 kilometers, 0.3 liters less than in the old ways. The engine can also be ordered with BlueMotion Technology package, which reduces consumption to a value of 4.8 litres/100 km, ensuring the same top speed of 207 km / h. Of course, there can reverse a DSG will increase fuel consumption by up to 5.7 liters for the standard version, or up to 5.3 liters, if BlueMotion version.

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