The XL1 have a plug-in hybrid powertrain heart is a 800 cc two-cylinder diesel engine produces 48 horsepower. The match is a 27-horsepower electric motor combine to produce maximum power of 69 hp and maximum torque of 103 pounds – feet on the factory. Power, and then transferred to the rear wheels through a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The energy is stored in a 2.6-gallon fuel tank, and a lithium-ion battery pack capacity has not been revealed is installed in front of the passenger compartment. Only electric vehicles to 31 km range.
Performance of VW XLIIn view of the extreme economic performance seems acceptable XL1. Volkswagen claims from zero to 62 mph sprint of 12.7 seconds, top speed of 100 miles governance. Extraordinary efficiency and performance of the central themes of the venerable Volkswagen enhances its demand, it is extremely lightweight. Carbon fiber monologue elsewhere and widely used materials are readily, but expensive nonwoven fabric, such as aluminum, magnesium, total weight of only 795 kg, or about 1750 pounds, an impressive increase in weight, equipped with a a battery and an electric motor.’
The elegant body drag coefficient claiming 0189. Under the skin, the passenger seat moved back slightly incomplete side by side, but not in series configuration, either. XL1 is a compact machine, 45.4 inches tall, 65.6 inches wide and 153.1 inches long. In order for reference only, Mazda Miata to 3.6 inches high is longer than XL1 2.1 inches wide and 4.2 inches. Volkswagen said two seats only need 8.3 hp cruising at 62 mph.
Outstanding features of VW XLI
Instead of the traditional side of the mirror, the car is equipped with rear camera, feeding two glass panel mounted display. Inside, XL1 resembles a sports car with a relatively traditional appearance and visible a significant amount of carbon fiber. Theme with Volkswagen lightweight carbon ceramic brake disc installed to meet to stop the movement of the brake system. However, with a sports car, the XL1 15-inch 115/80 front wheel and 16-inch wheels with one hundred forty-five fifty-fifths behind the tire rolling rubber tires, all four wheels made of magnesium wrought.
When it will be revealed
Volkswagen built in hand 50 XL1S highway in Germany in the first half of 2013. They may not be sold, but not go into details of the lease program, will be announced within a few weeks. However, U.S. launch currently does not have any plans on the market. Perhaps more importantly, much XL1 technology will work their way more traditional mass range. These include carbon fiber, and can even expand the two-cylinder TDI, the company sources said.
Style of VW XLI
Style 0f XL1 has unusual proportion, but ideal for colds and minor technical language established by Walter de’Silva and Klaus Bischoff. Achieve XL1, Volkswagen Group boss Ferdinand Piech recently said that he would rather spend more money than one liter car to enter the Formula One is very pleased: “This is our Formula One. Liter car, we always win. “BMW sports lack Benz real success, not to mention the increase in fuel prices after the withdrawal.