Volkswagen XL1 At Katie's Cars And Coffee: December 7th, 2013

I debated not going to Katie's this morning since the turnout has dwindled due to the cold weather, however I knew Volkswagen HQ had both a Veyron and an XL1 on hand this week. I decided to come on the chance an XL1 did appear, despite my being told that it almost certainly would not come. Much to my delight, VW… » 12/07/13 1:43pm 12/07/13 1:43pm

Neighbourhood VW XL1 – some more impressions

This morning I couldn't resist taking some more shots of the VW company XL1 that ended up in my area. There are a few shots that go a long way to show just how much the actual size differs from the perceived size in press shots etcetera. » 9/07/13 11:56am 9/07/13 11:56am

A Bunch Of Amazing Tech In The Volkswagen XL1 Is Coming To A Golf Near…

I’m a big fan of the Volkswagen XL1 that was officially unveiled at Geneva and I am still considering what I’d offer someone at VW in order to get behind the wheel of one. Do I have to jump out of a balloon?

But in less than 10 years, the Golf of that era might have a lot of the same tech and design touches of that… » 3/10/13 11:00am 3/10/13 11:00am

VW Will Build 250 Of Their 260 MPG Diesel Hybrid

VW's been teasing us with 1930s World-Of-Tomorrow-looking teardrop-shaped streamliner experimental efficiency cars since 2002's L1. The latest revision, and the first one slated for any kind of production was just unveiled at Geneva, the XL1. VW says the two-seater will get about 260 MPG, and they're planning on… » 3/04/13 4:09pm 3/04/13 4:09pm

Volkswagen's 260 MPG Diesel Hybrid Coupe

Showing a high-mileage prototype in oil country? That takes some brass ones, Volkswagen. The company went to Qatar to reveal the XL1. VW says the diesel hybrid can travel more than 260 miles on a gallon of UAE tea. » 1/25/11 12:30pm 1/25/11 12:30pm