Volkswagen has announced changes heading to its 2015 model lineup.
The biggest news is that the Volkswagen Eos will bid farewell after the 2015 model year and the German automaker is giving the convertible a Final Edition. The Final Edition trim will replace the Sport model and adds 18-inch Vicenza wheels, unique Cosmik Beige and black two-tone Vienna leather seating surfaces, contrast stitching, silver net interior trim, a rearview camera and rain-sensing wipers. In addition, the German automaker has confirmed that the Routan will no longer be offered. Word of its cancellation isn’t new, but the company did produce a small number of Routans for the 2014 model year. For 2015, it finally bites the dust.
Those looking forward to the refreshed Touareg will be glad to hear that the facelifted model will come as a 2015 model year vehicle with updated styling and interior enhancements. The 2015 Touareg will also benefit from a host of new driver assistance systems with more details coming closer to its launch.
The Beetle model also gets some nice changes for the 2015 model year with the addition of the company’s new EA288 four-cylinder TDI engine. The 2.0-liter diesel makes 150 hp and gets an EPA-estimated high fuel economy of 41 mpg, a two-mpg improvement over the previous model despite having 10 hp more. A new and limited-edition Classic trim also joins the lineup with unique seat fabric, front lumbar supports, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, shift knob and parking brake, three-color ambient lighting, RNS 315 navigation and a six-speed automatic transmission.
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