2011 Volkswagen Eos Review

The new Volkswagen Eos live world debut at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show (19-28 November 2010). Coupé cabriolet international success has been developed technically, visually update - front and rear - and refined with many new features. There were good reasons for choosing California as the place of his debut at Motor Show: America is the sales region with the highest level of the four seats. Volkswagen of America is the new VW Eos in the streets in late March 2011 in Europe - the second largest area of ​​sales for the Eos - the sale is scheduled for mid January 2011.

individual motors for America and Europe

In America, the Volkswagen Eos is offered as a KW 147 / 200 PS TSI with a DSG gearbox the 2.0-liter 6-speed. In Europe, three gasoline turbo direct injection (TSI) and direct injection turbodiesel (TDI) is available. efficient power levels TSI engines ranging from 90 kW / 122 PS to 155 kW / 210 hp, while the quiet common rail TDI develops 103 kW / 140 hp. It clearly demonstrates how fuel convertible coupe became the new Eos 2.0 TDI BlueMotion technology liters and 103 kW / 140 PS, consumes just 4.8 l/100 km. The BlueMotion technology use (including start / stop system and brake energy recovery), lower fuel consumption of 0.7 l/100 km.

The new design adds elegance and sporty style

Front: the appearance of the new Volkswagen Eos 'design DNA', which is marked clearly structured, the horizontal line. Stretches between the new headlamps hours protector grid, which consists of three pillars: glossy black that is bounded by a narrow chrome strip. The main lights can be ordered from halogen (H7) or an optional bi-xenon headlamps. Inside the boxes to the bi-xenon headlights, 14 as a set of LED light. A new accessory for both lights on Assisted light, high beam assistant. When turned on, will take over the task and replace the flashing lights will be automatically adjusted to traffic conditions. Offered to increase the safety standard on all models, in turn, is a mist that is now integrated cornering lights.

On the design side and rear: Benefits Volkswagen Eos side profile of a new range of alloy wheels. The Eos comes standard with 16 "" Barcelona "and the alloy type 215 tires. Other sets of 16-inch, 17 inch and 18 inch wheels are optional. winter tires with full wheel covers 16 "were inherited from the old model.

VW Eos is recognizable at the back of his reworked two-piece LED taillights and rear bumper, which is consistent with the above, has also been redesigned. A striking feature of the technical and visual parts of the rear lights of two (worked in the trunk and flew) is a stylized M, which contains LEDs for tail lights and brake.

refined interiors

The interior of the Eos has a new cut in the dashboard and doors, "Matt chrome" details as a standard. Environment Pack has also been reconfigured. When this package is ordered, the interior of the Eos are decorative "Black Peak" elements (aluminum accents Black with chrome trim.) Alternatively, the Environment package is also available, as before, with elegant "nut" or "Poplar grain" cutting. The window buttons and switches are always framed by chrome.

Cool hot day of leather: new fabrics (design "Wave") adds a touch of elegance to the standard seats (Sports seats and 103 kW / 140 HP model, and above). Meanwhile, a new "Nappa" leather "cool skin" format is practical and luxurious. The name says it all: "leather cool" reflects the sun's rays, heating and much less than usual in the skin that makes it an ideal material for open-top car. Furthermore, a new interior design is a DSG gearshift knob and gaiter.

high-tech features

Technically speaking, a series of new details of the differences between the 2011 Eos. These are the colors of "Premium" multi-function display screen, the previously mentioned Light Assist, regulation system of the beam and the second generation of Park Assist is a complete driver Park (assisted parallel and adjacent parking lot). Also new for 2011, the Volkswagen Eos is a locking system and keyless ignition system to use. Ignition is activated by pressing the convenient here, the "Press & Drive", which will replace the channel.

Opening and closing the roof by remote control: In a car equipped with the keyless entry, CSC roof opened and closed using the wireless controller - a new range based on the Eos.

The car is combined convertible (retractable), sliding and coupe roof is a highly developed system. A standard of five parts, the roof unit is a panoramic sunroof that bathe the interior of the Volkswagen Eos in the light, even in bad weather. The CSC roof completely converts Eos coupé cabriolet or vice versa in just 25 seconds.

Four powerful and fuel-efficient four-cylinder engines

1.4 TSI 122 PS: In Europe, the Volkswagen Eos is powered by one kilowatt in the standard 90 / 122 PS 1.4-liter TSI engine (maximum torque of 200 Nm at 1,500 rpm). This gasoline turbocharged direct injection allows a maximum speed of 198 km / h. Combined fuel consumption: 6.6 litres/100 km (equal to 152 g / km of CO2). In this configuration, the engine of Eos can be ordered with BlueMotion technology. Consumption is reduced to 6.2 l/100 km (144 g / km of CO2).

1.4 TSI 160 PS: For the next power level Volkswagen engine uses a 1.4-liter Twincharger TSI (turbo compressor). Offers 118 kW / 160 hp. The speed of the VW Eos 1.4-liter TSI that power is 217 km / h. Twincharger pair of high (240 Nm from 1,500 rpm) makes comfortable cruising at low revs. Combined fuel consumption: 6.8 l/100 km (157 g / km of CO2).

2.0 TSI with 200 PS and 210 PS: The gasoline engine the most powerful available for the new Eos is the 2.0-liter TSI. In the U.S., it produces 147 kW / 200 hp, while in Europe it will deliver 155 kilowatts / 210 horsepower. The European version of the engine with direct injection, turbocharged develops a maximum torque of 280 Nm at 1,700 rpm. Maximum speed: 238 km / h. Combined fuel consumption: 7.1 liters (165 g / km CO2). In Europe, Volkswagen will offer the gearbox with double clutch (DSG) on the TSI Volkswagen Eos 2.0 liter option. DSG version reaches a maximum speed of 236 km / h and consumption of 7.5 liters of fuel per 100 km (174 g / km CO2). The 2.0-liter TSI Eos American - with standard DSG - develops a maximum torque identical Newton meters 280 or 207 pounds feet of 1,800 rpm. In the ring road of the United States, VW Eos 2.0 TSI achieves a fuel economy of 31 mpg (city: 22 mpg).

140 hp 2.0 TDI: The Volkswagen Eos 2.0-liter TDI (103 kW / 140 hp) is extremely low fuel consumption. At 5.2 l/100 km (138 g / km of CO2), four-cylinder engine, delivering 320 Nm of torque, fuel consumption of 0.3 liters less than the previous model. This engine also can be ordered with BlueMotion technology (TMO) changes. In this case, fuel consumption is reduced to 4.8 l/100 km (125 g / km of CO2), representing an improvement of 0.7 liters compared to the previous model. Both versions have a top speed of 207 km / h. The 2.0-liter and 2.0 liter TDI TDI BMT are available with a DSG gearbox with six gears. The standard version consumes 5.7 l/100 km (149 g / km of CO2) and Model Technology BlueMotion 5.3 l/100 km (139 g / km of CO2). These figures are the fuel consumption of the new Volkswagen Eos convertible one of the most efficient in the world.

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