Volkswagen Eos axed coming from the UK

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Volkswagen’s grown-up Golf-based convertible has been culled coming from the design range

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The Volkswagen Eos coupé-cabriolet will be no longer on sale within the UK.

VW said This specific will be due to a “rationalisation of the range”, with convertible versions of the Beetle along with Golf already available.

A total of 20,400 designs have been sold since the Eos’s launch in 2006, with just 348 being sold in 2014. within the same year 2241 Golf cabriolets were sold, along with 1276 Beetle drop-tops.

Sales figures for the Eos have been in decline since the Golf cabriolet’s launch in 2011.

VW first hinted that will the Eos could be culled when speaking to Autocar at the Detroit motor show earlier This specific year.

The Eos was launched in 2006, a time when convertibles with retractable hard-top roofs were common. However the market has since shifted back towards soft-tops for a combination of style along with weight issues, along with the Eos was one of few hard-top coupé-cabriolets left on sale.

At the Detroit show VW North America chief Michael Horn revealed that will the market for convertibles was diminishing.

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