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Styling changes bring coupe-cabriolet in line with the rest of the VW range; sales start January
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26 November 2010

The facelifted version of Volkswagen's Eos coupe-cabriolet will cost from £22,895, the company has confirmed.

The revised model, launched at the recent Los Angeles motor show ahead of it reaching UK showrooms in January 2011, is the latest in a long line of recent VW models to receive a Golf-style makeover.

See the official pics of the revised VW Eos - including LA show pics

This means it gets a re-designed front-end including a new headlight design incorporating LED daytime running lights, a new chrome-trimmed front grille and a lower, wider air intake at the bottom. New fog lights also feature.

Changes at the rear are also inspired by the Golf; its rear lights have been squared off, while the bumper has also been re-designed.

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Changes to the interior are less substantial, however. Some material quality is improved and new leather trim options are offered, while there is also a new steering wheel and a new instrument panel.

New features include Light and Park Assist systems and keyless entry and start. The retractable hard-top roof can also be controlled by the wireless remote control.

The entry level model will be powered by a 120bhp 1.4 TSI petrol engine. Other petrol options include 158bhp 1.4 TSI and 207bhp 2.0 TSI units, while a 138bhp TDI is also offered.

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Citytiger 11 December 2010

Re: VW reveals facelifted Eos

Ritsaart wrote:

I am not interested in some local successes here and there.That is no argument. Look to their profitability and world marketshare. Renault, Peugeot and Fiat made all three big losses recently in this financial crisis period and made less cars in 2009 than 2008. They all have a huge gap in technological competence compared to VW; VW is going to tackle Toyota next year or the year after. Only Kia/ Hyundai is a serious competitor and a company as succesfull as VW.

Would that be the Renault that builds some of the best drivers cars currently on sale, have overseen the turn around of the basket case that was Nissan, produce the engine for the current F1 constructors champions. Or would that be the PSA group that have won the WRC constructors title for 8 of the last 10 years, or powered the WRC champion for the last 7. Have petrol and diesel engines used by Landrover, Jaguar, Ford, BMW, Volvo.

Seeing as most advances in automotive technology come through motorsport I would say VAG has a long way to go before it can claim technical competence over these brands, especially if you throw Fiat into the mix.

The Fiat Group have a history of technical competence far greater than VAG, unless you are also going to dismiss Ferrari, Alfa, Maserati and Lancia's achievement's and Fiat produce some of the most advanced small engines on the planet.

Ritsaart 27 November 2010

Re: VW reveals facelifted Eos

I am not interested in some local successes here and there.That is no argument. Look to their profitability and world marketshare. Renault, Peugeot and Fiat made all three big losses recently in this financial crisis period and made less cars in 2009 than 2008. They all have a huge gap in technological competence compared to VW; VW is going to tackle Toyota next year or the year after. Only Kia/ Hyundai is a serious competitor and a company as succesfull as VW.

FastRenaultFan 27 November 2010

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Ritsaart wrote the following post at Nov 26, 2010 9:12 PM:

If you were right Peugeot, Renault and Fiat would be very succesfull companies. They are not, atleast not in the same league as VW. You are wrong therefore. Customer surveys are subjective; people who buy VWs expect more from their cars than customers from Renault, Peugeot or Fiat. Your personal experience I cannot confirm; my experiences with hired cars underline my opinion that VW is just the best bread and butter car in the market today.

Peugeot ,Renault and Fiat are very succesfull companies . Maybe a little less so in England but iff you go into London I an sure you will find pleanty off Fiat 500s ,Panda,s and Punto,s .Fiat have made a great turnaround in the last few years and are doing well now but still have potential too do better . Renault are very succesfull in Franch,Spain,Portugal and Ireland they have been the most popular new Car in Ireland this year with there Megane . Peugeot too are very popular in Franch,Spain ,Portugal and Ireland although there sales did go bad for a while here they are doing well again now . The 407 done very well here and a 308 saloon would have too but they never brought it here so they lost out a lot as the 306 saloon used to be a great seller and since that car went Peugeot have been missing a small saloon on the Irish market a pity .

Both French companys are doing well in China too and Renault are also very big in Korea as they own Samsung motors and in Russia too where Renault have a stake in Lada .

As for the Eos I think VW have made it look worse it was a lovely distinctive car before now it is just dull and boring .