2008 Volkswagen Eos

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from Volkswagen Press 2008 EOS: TRANSFORMATIONAL AND

Retractable hard-top with sunroof just one of the benefits Eos

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – up on the introduction of the world’s first hard-top convertible, with an glass sunroof, the Eos sets the for year-round fun.

With the of a button the revolutionary CSC™ transforms the coupe’s five-panel with integrated sunroof and rear window, into an convertible.

The 2008 Eos comes a choice of engines: the Volkswagen four-cylinder and the innovative Volkswagen 3.2 L V6. Either way you get plenty of power and the hard-top coupe convertible for as as $28,915 for an Eos 2.0T and $37,990 for the Eos 3.2 L.

The Eos 2.0T offers 200 horsepower and 207 of torque from a turbocharged four-cylinder engine. High-pressure, FSI with performance and efficiency. The Eos 2.0T is EPA-rated at an estimated 23 per gallon in the city and an impressive 32 mpg in driving.

For people who need more performance, the 2008 Eos 3.2 L V6 out 250 hp and 236 lbs.-ft. of torque. The narrow-angle engine accelerates the Eos from miles per hour in 6.9 seconds.

The Eos 3.2 L V6 model comes standard the double-clutch DSG® six-speed with Tiptronic®. This is available as an option for those who to replace the standard six-speed transmission with hydraulic that comes standard the Eos 2.0T. Regardless of powertrain the power transfers to where meets the road via front-wheel in all 2008 Eos models.

A sliding roof, with automatic protection, is incorporated into the hard-top, which can be opened to let in as light and fresh air as desired. The roof movement is accomplished via a in the center console that eight hydraulic cylinders mechanical linkages. In just 25 the hard-top convertible is completely and lowered. To raise the roof, click of the roof switch raises the solid panels to the

protected, quiet interior found in traditional coupes. The roof panels, including the sunroof, slide under the roof panels as the entire area rises from the to what would be a B-pillar and is beneath a rear deck. The tinted glass power is integrated into the folding of the Volkswagen Eos – “sandwiched” between panels as the hard-top is lowered.

An available Trunk Lid Assistance with integrated bumper monitors up to 20 inches behind the and prevents the roof from if any object or obstruction is detected. the luggage area is a cargo that must be in place and for the roof-lowering to be completed.

Also, to be safe, the vehicle ignition be “on” and vehicle speed remain below 0.6 mph during operation. A status indicator warnings if the roof is not secured – up or down.

To make top-down even more enjoyable, a mesh-fence wind deflector is for the front windshield frame of the Eos. A removable windblocker can be set up behind the front seats to wind buffeting and increase comfort.

Another thoughtful feature is the shorter windshield that is less intrusive to space than with a traditional convertible windshield The shorter window frame eliminates the “duck” of getting and out of conventional convertibles with window frames.

The Eos comes with a Rollover Protection Spring tension instantly the roll bar-like elements of the Protection System. In the event of a frontal impact, a side or collision, or in the case of vehicle or extreme lateral tilt, designed individual “roll-bars” pop up behind the rear seats.

While the Eos is a two-door coupe, it the driver and passengers the feeling and of being in a much larger At 173.5 inches long with a wheelbase of 101.5 in. of 70.5 in. and height of 56.8 in, the of the Eos enhance vehicle dynamics. A track width not only good, it helps create agility and safe handling exhibited by the Eos.

For nighttime the 2008 Eos 3.2 L models have an Front Lighting System that swivels low-beam to improve visibility though The headlight rotation, to a maximum of 15 is activated by the steering wheel or by of the turn signals. In addition, the “Coming Home” feature light the way into enclosed during nighttime arrivals.

power folding exterior mirrors are heated and incorporate LED blinkers and brake lights. The side mirror is self-dimming to prevent temporary “blinding” following automobiles.

The 2008 Eos 2.0T offers a 10.5 cubic feet of space with the roof and 6.6 cu.ft. with the roof A lockable, rear seat allows for transporting some or bulky items, such as

Inside, the Eos offers an inviting dash includes Volkswagen’s dominant center console, and the areas are spread out like to the left and right. The center-stack exclusively designed air vent bordered in chrome. Interior is available with genuine wood, full brushed and metallic-look synthetic interior

The Eos interior can be configured in three with darker colors the upper areas to minimize reflections. All plastics used in the area of the dash are coated soft-effect paint.

A twelve-way adjustable driver’s seat is as is a twelve-way manual adjusting passenger seat. A leather-wrapped wheel, shift knob and handle, as well as heated nozzles, are available on all models. paddles on the steering wheel are available with the DSG transmission.

The 2008 Eos include Climatic air conditioning as standard in the base with dual-zone Climatronic™ in the Eos 2.0T and 3.2 L models. Easy-entry seats that “remember” the and front passenger’s longitudinal positions, and return to these the rear passengers have or exited the vehicle, are standard on the Eos 3.2 L and on the 2.0T models.

The Eos can be ordered with an impressive sound system, which a 10-channel digital amplifier and 10 positioned and coordinated loudspeakers. An adaptor also is available.

audio in the Eos includes an AM/FM with single-disc in-dash CD and eight speakers. A premium in-dash CD changer and eight-speaker are available as an option, as is a DVD-navigation with visual and audible for increased driver safety and

For increased safety, Volkswagen has the 2008 Eos with special supplemental restraint airbags. A and front passenger frontal supplemental restraint system a Passenger Occupant Detection (PODS) and headthorax airbags to work in parallel with and front passenger frontal

In the event of a crash, the combination unfold horizontally and vertically to the entire length of the side

Additional safety-enhancing features are standard equipment on the 2008 Eos four-wheel ABS (anti-lock braking and an Electronic Stabilization Program with brake assist and wiper system, Anti-Slip (ASR) and an electromechanical power setup.

For ride comfort and control, designed the all-new 2008 Eos a front McPherson strut triangular wishbones and self-leveling absorbers. In the rear is a fully four-link suspension. Stabilizer front and rear add to roll and reduce lateral drift.

front vented disc and rear solid disc are standard. A

brake wear which gives owners a tip it is time for new pads, also is

Of course, all the standards and features expect in a Volkswagen are there, tilt steering wheel, lumbar support and childseat system in the two rear seats. like all new Volkswagen models, the Eos with 24-hour Roadside for four years with mileage, and new vehicle warranties

• Five-year/60,000 mile (whichever first)

Powertrain Limited

• Four-year/50,000 mile (whichever first) New Vehicle

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