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VW Announces Last Eos Model

VW Announces Last Eos Model

volkswagon eosVolkswagen is sending off the Eos convertible with a limited-edition model appropriately called Final Edition.

Set to replace the mid-range Sport trim level, the Final Edition model features 18-inch Vicenza wheels, model-specific Cornsilk Beige and black two-tone leather upholstery, contrast stitching, silver trim on the dashboard and on the door panels, a rear-view camera and rain-sensing wipers.

Other standard features carried over from the Eos Sport include Bluetooth audio streaming, a touch screen-based infotainment system with navigation, dual-zone automatic climate control and heated front seats.

The Eos Final Edition is exclusively offered with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder TSI engine that generates 200-horsepower at 5,100 rpms and 207 lb-ft. of torque at just 1,700 rpms. Power is sent to the front wheels via a six-speed dual-clutch DSG transmission, allowing the Eos to reach 60 mph from a stop in a respectable 7.3 seconds.

Pricing information for the 2015 Volkswagen Eos Final Edition will be published in the coming weeks.

Although it offers a practical folding hard top, the Eos was not a strong seller for Volkswagen and company sources have previously indicated a second-generation model is not in the works.

However, Volkswagen has not ruled out adding the upcoming convertible variants of the seventh-gen Golf and GTI to its U.S. lineup. Both cars are expected to eschew the Eos’ folding hardtop in favor of the more conventional cloth soft top.




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