The rise of the folding roof, Eos-style

It has been ten years since Mercedes-Benz, in its SLK, presented the first folding steel roof.

5th August, 2006

It has been ten years since Mercedes-Benz, in its SLK, presented the first folding steel roof. Four years later, Peugeot made the technology more accessible with the 206CC and since then many manufacturers, from Nissan to Volvo, have taken up the trend. Ford is soon to embrace the technology with a new variant in the Focus range.

The Volkswagen Eos is the latest of the folding roof clan to arrive in Ireland. The Eos replaces...

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