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Felix Baumgartner Tests the Volkswagen XL1

Supersonic Skydiver Felix Baumgartner tests for you the new car from the future - the Volkswagen XL1.

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Felix Baumgartner Tests the Volkswagen XL1

The Volkswagen XL1 is finally real. VW will release a small series this year and lease it to customers. Supersonic Skydiver Felix Baumgartner takes the plunge and tests the XL1 at the Geneva Motor Show 2013. Watch the video below. He is pretty impressed. It takes a lot to impress a guy who reached super sonic speeds during a space jump.

The Volkswage XL1 gets 261 miles to the gallon, making it the most fuel-efficient eco-friendly production car in the world. The XL1's 2-cylinder plug-in car has sci-fi looks but is ready to roll the streets of today.

 

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Camry And Sonata Updates, XL1 Conspiracy, BMW Plug-In X5: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: Two mid-size cars get updates at the New York Auto Show, Snopes debunks a conspiracy about the Volkswagen XL1, and Mercedes' U.S. boss fires a salvo at Tesla. All this and more on Green Car Reports. BMW has updated its X5 eDrive concept--it's getting closer an ...
Source: Hybrid SUV Reports   Full article at: Hybrid SUV Reports 3 days ago, 10:25am CDT
 


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Ultra-Efficient VW XL1: Now An Urban Legend, Debunked By Snopes

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Ah, conspiracy theories and urban legends. They lure us in with the promise of dark plots and amazing events--even as our rational minds suggest they're likely not true. Now the ultra-efficient Volkswagen XL1 economy car, the highly aerodynamic two-seat diesel plug-in hybrid we drove last fall, has become the subject of ...
Source: Honda Insight Reviews   Full article at: Honda Insight Reviews 4 days ago, 7:00am CDT
 

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Volkswagen XL1: What is it?

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The post Volkswagen XL1: What is it? by Jack Phillips, Epoch Times appeared first on The Epoch Times.The Volkswagen XL1, a hybrid car, can get as many as 313 miles to the gallon, which got previewed at the Gadget Show Live in the United Kingdom on Tuesday. The car will cost £111,000 but only 200 of them will be made. The vehicle will not be released in the United States. Over the past few days, there’s been talk on blogs about the car not getting a U.S. release, but the actual reason is relat ...
Source: The Epoch Times   Full article at: The Epoch Times Apr 8 2014, 9:02pm CDT
 

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Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
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