Tuesday, 06 May 2014 11:48

World autos: Volkswagen Formula XL1

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VW has introduced their Formula XL1 concept before its first at Qatar Motor Show. The automobile is a two-seater plug-in crossbreed with back wheel drive. The XL1 combines aerodynamically effective shape with development plus crossbreed machines.
The XL1 is driven by an 800 cc/47 hp twin cylinder engine along with a 27 hp electrical engine, producing 120 plus 100 Nm of torque.

It comes loaded with a 7 speed DSG gearbox along with a Li-ion power for the electrical engine that is charged from a home supply. As a device the vehicle weighs just 795 Kg.


The vehicle will do 0-100 Km/h inside 11.9 seconds plus could reach an electronically limited top speed of 160 Km/h (99 miles). The XL1 consumes just 0.9L/100Km generating it the many gas effective crossbreed vehicle plus has Co2 emissions 24 g/Km. E-drive is employed to run the car for a maximum of 35 Km as well as the combined range with a 10 L gas tank is 550 Km approx.

Volkswagen Formula XL1

The shape of the car was inside keeping with less fat aspect; almost all of the components are made from carbon fiber, plus less aerodynamic drag. Regenerative breaking is adopted to recharge the batteries whilst slowing down. Wing doorways create it simple to receive inside & out. Carbon fiber reinforced polymer components (CFRP) like inside Formula One has additionally been selected.

Still a concept car, VW has hinted a one-liter auto is available inside the close future


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