2014 Volkswagen XL1 is the next product from the legendary German carmaker, Volkswage, featuring a great mileage, which might be the most efficient car to date. The XL1’s project was firstly initated back in the 70th anniversary of the Volkswagen’s chairman, Ferdinand Piëch that promised (or leaked?) the planning of an outstanding car, in terms of appearance and efficiency. Well, in fact, his statement finally proved that he’s a man that keeps his words, because towards the 2014, the car based on Herr Piëch’s vision finally announced, which is called XL1.
The 2014 Volkswagen XL1 actually has made its concept debut at 201 Qatar Motor Show. With a silver paintjob, a streamlined shape, butterfly-like door, and angular headlamps It has an exterior design of futuristic super coupe car. Uniquely, as a economy-prioritizing vehicle, the 2014 Volkswagen XL1 simply clings to the super car body design: ultra light (795 kg), outstanding aerodynamic (Cd 0.189), and pretty low in height (only 1,153 mm high).
On the inside, there is hopelessly very few information about it. One thing for sure, according to the Concept, it surely houses only two seats, the racing seat for both seats To date, there’s no specification on the in-car technologies or amenities.
So, here we are at the engine specification. First of all, The 2014 Volkswagen XL1 flagship feature is this; to reach 100 kilometers of distance, hte XL1 only spends 1.0 liter a.k.a 235 mpg! Does that make you jump off the chair? It’s powered by a a plug-in hybrid engine consolidated by a 0.8-liter twin-cylinder diesel powertrain and E-motor mated to a 7-speed dual clutch transmission, good for 73 hp. The top speed test showes that the 2014 Volkswagen XL1 can reach 60 mph in 12 seconds, making it a great competitor for Smart ForTwo.