Monday, October 31, 2011

VW Confirms Production of XL1 Concept for 2013


The XL1 has been given the green light from Volkswagen top execs. and will start production in 2013 in Germany.

Powered by a 27HP electric motor and a 48HP two-cylinder turbodiesel with a capacity of just 0.8-liters. The combined horsepower of the two powerplants is 75HP. It will have the 7-speed dual-clutch DSG gearbox and can accelerate from 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) in 11.9 seconds, reaching an electronically limited top speed of 160 km/h (99 mph).

The XL1 concept has a combined fuel economy of just 0.9 lt/100 km, equal to 261 mpg US and 313 mpg UK while emitting just 24 g/km of CO2.

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