2014 Volkswagen XL1 Spy Shots — Volkswagen XL1

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Volkswagen XL1

2014 Volkswagen XL1 Spy Shots

in 2007, on the eve of his 70th birthday, chairman Ferdinand Piëch the bold promise his company launch within the next few a vehicle capable of achieving a economy of greater than 200 The technology was already available, and was in previewed five years with VW’s 1-Liter named so because of its fuel rating of 1.0 liter of fuel per 100 kilometers driven, which is equivalent to 235 mpg.

However, bringing a vehicle the 1-Liter to market, especially at a when few were complaining the price of fuel, seemed to impossible, though it appears has persevered and now looks to be just a out from launching such a

Our latest spy shots reveal a for a new super-efficient vehicle that has been influenced by the latest VW XL1 car unveiled at the 2011 Qatar Show.

Remarkably, the production version identical to the concept, right to its streamlined shape, scissor angular LED headlights and inset wheels. This latter has been added so that a can be attached over the rear to further aid aerodynamics. The vehicle features rear-looking cameras of conventional mirrors. For the concept, the of drag was a super-slippery 0.186 Cd, and looks set for the production version

Also like the XL1 concept, we this production version is by a plug-in hybrid drivetrain a 0.8-liter twin-cylinder diesel with an electric motor, a combined output of 73 horsepower. that may seem low, the is tipped to weigh only pounds thanks to its aluminum and fiber construction.

Volkswagen XL1

Volkswagen XL1

Top speed is estimated to be an electronically-limited 99 mph and the mph sprint should be achievable in a ForTwo-rivaling 12 seconds. Using power alone, the XL1 should be to manage almost 22 miles its diesel motor kicks in. a full tank of diesel on the range could potentially be of miles.

Inside, there will be for two plus most of the usual mod found in a modern car. the XL1 isn’t intended to be a mass-produced but rather a specialty vehicle to the engineering talents of the Volkswagen Take this to mean not coming to the U.S. at least, in any volume.

So what kind of fuel can we expect for the production XL1? the concept promised around 261 likely under ideal so it looks like Piëch’s realistic promise of a ‘1 liter’ car hold true.

Look out for a late next year, likely at the 2013 Frankfurt Show.

Volkswagen XL1
Volkswagen XL1
Volkswagen XL1

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