261-MPG Volkswagen XL1 Makes US Debut in Chattanooga

261-MPG Volkswagen XL1 Makes US Debut in Chattanooga
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The Volkswagen XL1 has made its North American debut in Chattanooga, Tennessee where it’s on display at the 2013 Society of Environmental Journalists Conference. Continue Reading...

Volkswagen XL1 to Cost $146,600

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Volkswagen XL1 to Cost $146,600
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It’s obvious that the Volkswagen XL1 isn’t made for the general automotive consumer, but with a price tag of $146,600, is it made for anyone at all? Continue Reading...

Volkswagen XL1 to Drive in 2013 Goodwood Hill Climb

Volkswagen XL1 to Drive in 2013 Goodwood Hill Climb
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Joining all the other vehicles in this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed hill climb is the Volkswagen XL1, driven by Formula 1 legend and six-time Le Mans winner, Jacky Ickx. Continue Reading...

Volkswagen XL1 Could Spin Off Into XR1 Sports Car

Volkswagen XL1 Could Spin Off Into XR1 Sports Car
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The principles behind a car designed for performance and a car designed for fuel efficiency are similar; both need to be light weight and aerodynamic, which is why Volkswagen is investigating adapting its fuel efficiency-focused XL1 into a vehicle tuned for performance. Continue Reading...

Future Hybrid Cars: the 2013 Edition

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Future Hybrid Cars: the 2013 Edition
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Hybrid technology is improving at an impressive rate and is continuing to find its way into more and more vehicles. A significant number of new and exciting hybrids are coming to market this year and early next. No, these aren’t all Prius wannabes. There are some interesting cars on the way, like the ultra efficient… Continue Reading...

2014 Volkswagen XL1 Video, First Look

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Could this be Volkswagen’s Prius? A fuel efficient halo car, the XL1 is expected to deliver a whopping 261-mpg thanks to its tiny engine, low weight and slip-stream design. Continue Reading...

Volkswagen XL1 Gets 261-MPG, is NOT a Concept Car

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Volkswagen XL1 Gets 261-MPG, is NOT a Concept Car
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With a claimed 261-mpg rating, the Volkswagen XL1 is the most fuel efficient car in the world while sporting a design like no other car on the road today. Continue Reading...

Volkswagen XL1 is World’s Most Fuel Efficient Car at 261-MPG

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Volkswagen XL1 is World’s Most Fuel Efficient Car at 261-MPG
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Looking like nothing else currently in production, Volkswagen has today revealed what will easily be the most bizarre model to hit the road. It will also be the most fuel efficient, with a claimed 261 mpg rating! Continue Reading...

Volkswagen XL1 Spied Playing in the Snow

Volkswagen XL1 Spied Playing in the Snow
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The production variant of the Volkswagen XL1 has been spied cold-weather testing in -22 Fahrenheit temperatures as the German automaker put its 235-mpg diesel-hybrid car to the test. Continue Reading...

Volkswagen XL1 Caught Testing in Spain – Video

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It’s no surprise that the Volkswagen XL1 is out and about testing, as the diesel-hybrid XL1 is expected to be sold in limited quantities starting next year. Continue Reading...

Volkswagen XL1 to be Sold in Limited Quantities Next Year

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Volkswagen XL1 to be Sold in Limited Quantities Next Year
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Last month, we caught glimpses of the Volkswagen XL1 being tested, and now reports are coming out of the 2012 Paris Motor Show that confirm the XL1 will head to dealerships in limited quantities next year. Continue Reading...

Volkswagen XL1 Caught Testing in Spy Photos

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Volkswagen XL1 Caught Testing in Spy Photos
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Volkswagen is looking to introduce a new standard for fuel economy with the XL1, a fuel sipper expected to get up to 235 mpg, and our spy photographers managed to grab some photos of an XL1 prototype testing today.  Continue Reading...

Volkswagen XL1 to be Built as Diesel-Powered Plug-in Hybrid

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Volkswagen XL1 to be Built as Diesel-Powered Plug-in Hybrid
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Volkswagen first showed off its XL1 Concept at the 2011 Qatar Motor Show, and the futuristic-looking coupe will be making its way to production, albeit in a limited run. The XL1 will be will be built on Volkswagen’s new modular MQB platform and even though no official photos of what the production model will look… Continue Reading...
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