Eos gains Bluemotion tweaks 08 January 2010 by Parkers Volkswagen's first petrol Bluemotion Eos Bluemotion Technology with reduced mpg CO2 emissions cut from 152g/km to 144g/km Volkswagen has launched its first petrol powered car with fuel-saving CO2-reducing Bluemotion features. Called the Eos Bluemotion Technology, the new model uses a 122bhp 1.4 TSI turbocharged petrol engine and reduces CO2 emissions to 144g/km compared with 152g/km on the outgoing 1.4 TSI that this version will replace. The Bluemotion Technology model stores energy recaptured during braking, and has a hill-holder function, as well as visual gearchange recommendation. Fuel consumption is also improved to 45.6mpg on the combined cycle - and improvement from 42.8mpg on the previous Eos 1.4 TSI. The Eos Bluemotion Technoogy accelerated from 0-62mph in 10.9 seconds and has a maximum speed of 121mph.Entry level S models come with electronic stability control, six airbags, air conditioning, front fog lights, electric windows, electric heated and adjustable door mirrors, radio/CD player, 16-inch alloy wheels, lockable load through provision and folding hard-top with sliding/tilt sunroof. SE models are £1100 more and includes 17-inch alloy wheels, a leather steering wheel and front sports seats, parking sensors, automatic headlights and dusk and rain sensors. Prices for the Eos Bluemotion Technology start at £20,695 on the road.