Following over 10 years of development, the Volkswagen XL1 hybrid car will finally see the light of day, getting its big break at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show. The two-seater looks to be the most fuel-efficient and most aerodynamic production car created with an astonishing 261 miles to the gallon executed by a two-cylinder 47-horsepower diesel motor. Furthermore, it can reach up to 31 or so miles on its battery power alone on its 27-hp electric motor. And despite its obvious economizing tendencies, the XL1 can reach 0-62 miles per hour in 12.7 seconds and top out at close too 100 mph. However, because Volkswagen mentions that the car will be constructed using “handcrafting-like production methods,” the XL1 is unlikely to become a huge contributor to the green hybrid movement growing in the automotive industry, meaning future buyers will be both few and financially prepared to invest in the limited-produced vehicle.
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