New details on the Volkswagen XL1 surface

You probably heard before about the Volkswagen XL1, the frugal model which was unveiled in world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show.

The Volkswagen XL1 is powered by a 0.8-liter TDI unit producing 47 horsepower while an electric motor provides an extra 27 horses.

Volkswagen XL1

Volkswagen XL1

The selling-point of the German model is its impressive fuel economy of 0,9 liters/100km or 261mpg US. It uses a 5.5 kWh lithium-ion battery pack while CO2 emissions are as low as 21 g/km.

Volkswagen XL1

Volkswagen XL1

As you can see in these photos, the XL1 is a compact model which comes with a quite futuristic exterior design focused on aerodynamics. Only 50 units will be built in the beginning with Mark Gillies from Volkswagen confirming that the model will be offered only as a lease.

Volkswagen XL1

Volkswagen XL1

We expect to find more about this innovative vehicle in the coming months, when the German company will actually debut it on the market.

Volkswagen XL1

Volkswagen XL1

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