Volkswagen delivers first ever XL1, the 111 kmpl car
Volkswagen XL1 or VW 1 liter car was first shown as a concept back in 2002. After a long wait of about 12 years, the first ever XL1 has found its owner. Volkswagen has officially delivered first XL1 in to world to a customer in Berlin.
Highlight of XL1 is that it is a super efficient vehicle which gives a claimed mileage of 111 kmpl (or 261 mpg), making it the most economical car in the world under series production. XL1 is powered by a 800 cc twin cylinder turbo-diesel engine generating 47 bhp power and a 5.5 kW battery that delivers 27 bhp. When only on battery power, this two seater can cover a range of 50 kms and a combined drive range of 650 kms.
As far as price if concerned, Volkswagen has not revealed them officially. But it is believed to be priced at about $145,000 (Rs 86 lakhs). Weighing less than 800 kgs, dimensions of XL1 stand at 153.1 inches in length, 65.6 inches in width, and 45.4 inches in height.
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