VW Eos is a real scream

27 June 2006

EOS's unhappy centre consoleWho would buy a Volkswagen Eos? There you are, barrelling along the boulevard, wind in the hair, sun shining, feeling pretty good about yourself, and then you glance down at the satnav screen and AAAAAAARRRGH!!! Who put Edvard Munch’s The Scream slap in the middle of the dash?
What was VW thinking when it chose to make manically depressed eyes out of its air-vents, a nose from the hazard-lights button, and a gaping maw from the multimedia screen? Or is it all some German joke that Auto IT doesn’t get?

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