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    First Drive: 2014 Volkswagen XL1 [w/video]

    World's Most Efficient Car Impresses, Not Without Compromises Among performing our many duties at the recent Geneva Motor Show, we were offered a pretty exclusive drive in the new Volkswagen XL1 hyper-efficient plug-in diesel hybrid. There is so much that is interesting about a car like this ...

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    Featured: Editors' Choice: Top Five 2013 Geneva Motor Show Debuts

    We've returned from a very busy week in Switzerland, and in going back over all of our stories from the Geneva Motor Show, our editors have gathered up their personal favourite debuts from the European expo. The wonderful thing about the Geneva show is just how wide of an array of vehicles are ...

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    Geneva: Volkswagen formally introduces super-efficient XL1

    Lightweight and low drag are hallmarks of great sportscar design. But when paired with a super-efficient, hybrid powertrain, you have the Volkswagen's XL1 that has been formally introduced in Geneva today. When the 770 kg (1,700-lb), carbon-fibre-bodied two-seater hits the road, its ...

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    Official: Volkswagen's 0.9 L/100 KM hand-built XL1 headed for Geneva

    After years of rumours, development and testing, the Volkswagen XL1 is finally about to become a reality. The project that began life as a daring 1-Litre concept car in 2002, will finally get its production-ready curtain call at the Geneva Motor Show in just a few weeks. As soon as it hits the ...

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    Spy Shots: Volkswagen's hyper-efficient XL1 edges closer to production

    The Volkswagen XL1 is marching ever closer to production. Spy photographers recently spotted the diesel hybrid prancing through the snow during a little winter testing, giving us our first look at the vehicle's daytime running lights, as well as the LED taillamps. The ultra-efficient two-door is ...

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    Report: Audi plotting a 1 L/100KM, "affordable" four-seat city car

    Volkswagen has its XL1, the aero coupe that promises 1 L/100KM (235 miles per gallon) through the use of a two-cylinder TDI diesel, an electric motor with a lithium-ion battery pack, and a seven-speed DCT. Rumoured to hit showrooms next year, it will be sold in limited markets and in limited ...

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    Spy Shots: Groundbreaking pre-production Volkswagen XL1 caught testing on the ice

    Just over one year ago, we heard reports suggesting that Volkswagen would actually be building a production version of its Formula XL1 concept for limited consumption. And while the skeptics among us were quick to dismiss these reports with a resounding "yeah, right," this latest set of spy shots ...