Monday, October 12, 2009

Concept : volkswagen L1

The concept behind the new Volkswagen L1 concept is a car which can travel 100km using only one liter of gas.

The concept has been in the works for a while and is reportedly very close to production. the super efficient car would achieve a fuel economy of a round 240 miles per gallon, something unthinkable only a few years a go.

The car is able to reach this feat thanks to an hybrid diesel electric power train, aerodynamic form and a light weight.

The interior seats the driver and passenger one behind the other and has a single door which opens to one side.

The shell is made from lightweight carbon fiber , making the car’s total weight an astounding 838 pounds.

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