Volkswagen XL Sport Video, First Look

Sami Haj-Assaad
by Sami Haj-Assaad

You’re looking at the Volkswagen XL Sport, an awesome combination of a crazy Volkswagen engineering and Ducati power.

Based on the XL 1, the German automakers exclusive hyper-miling vehicle, the XL Sport uses much of the same light weight technology, allowing for a car that weighs under 2,000 lbs. But instead of a dull powertrain focused on getting high MPGs, this car uses a two-cylinder engine from Ducati, that puts out around 200 hp, allowing this car to hit 60 mph in just 5.7 seconds

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Inside and out this car is extremely futuristic, with cameras for mirrors and a high-tech looking digital display. Watch the video for all the details and a closer look at this wild new concept car.

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GALLERY: Volkswagen XL Sport Live Photos

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Sami Haj-Assaad
Sami Haj-Assaad

Sami has an unquenchable thirst for car knowledge and has been at AutoGuide for the past six years. He has a degree in journalism and media studies from the University of Guelph-Humber in Toronto and has won multiple journalism awards from the Automotive Journalist Association of Canada. Sami is also on the jury for the World Car Awards.

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