2009 Volkswagen L1 Concept Images Specifications and Information — Volkswagen Fox-Africa

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The Frankfurt Motor Show the debut of the revolutionary new Volkswagen L1 — a diesel-electric hybrid constructed from aluminium and fibre weighing just 380 kg and of returning 189 mpg on the combined cycle emitting just 39 g/km of

The L1 can seat two occupants in tandem. enter through a side-hinging, operated canopy to maximise the efficiency of the L1 Concept. The result is a co-efficient of drag figure of 0.195.

Not only is the body extremely but it’s also very and strong. The safety cell, from carbon fibre plastic, weighs just 124 kg. At mm in length, the L1 Concept is comparable to the Fox yet at 1,143 mm in height it’s as low as a Murcielago. Its width, at just mm, is narrower than any conventional car on today.

The driving environment more in common with an than a car. The adjustable seat is thin and constructed carbon while the rear sits in a fixed seat into the monocoque. The driver has an view of the road and sits an instrument panel set into the of the car. The rear view is replaced by an organic light-emitting display while the main for the operation of the vehicle are grouped the steering wheel.

Every element of the L1 Concept is to maximise efficiency. At its heart is a 800 cc two-cylinder common rail, injection TDI engine. In ‘ECO’ the engine develops 27 PS at 4,000 in ‘Sport’ mode this to 29 PS and 74 lbs ft of torque developed at 1,900

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The modest kerb weight of the L1 linked to efficient aerodynamics that it is capable of accelerating to 62 mph rest in 14.3 seconds reaching a top speed of 99 mph. having only a 10-litre tank the L1 Concept’s incredible means that it is capable of 416 miles between stops.

The 800 cc is derived from the 1.6-litre TDI found in the new Golf BlueMotion, making its debut at the Frankfurt The two have identical cylinder bore and stroke as well as gas recirculation and diesel particulate to ensure they meet and the Euro-5 emissions regulations.


Under normal conditions the 14 PS motor is inactive, only when additional acceleration is delivering 40 per cent extra In addition, the electric motor can over from the engine to the L1 Concept for short distances.

The L1 Concept draws inspiration the original 1-litre car, in April 2002 when Dr. Piëch, then Chairman of the of Management, drove the concept Wolfsburg and Hamburg. At that productionising the carbon fibre plastic body was simply not With modern production large-scale manufacture of such is now possible.

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