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.
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