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The Ridiculously Fuel-Efficient Volkswagen XL1 is Headed into Production

By: Michael Hines - Published: • References: carung & tinyurl
Good news out of Germany: Volkswagen has announced that the ridiculously fuel-efficient XL1 will go into production. For those of you who don't know, the Volkswagen XL1 is a two-seat concept car with a 1-liter hybrid engine that can get a astounding 261 miles per gallon.

Production on the Volkswagen XL1 is set to begin sometime in 2013, with only 100 being created. Seeing as how oil is a nonrenewable resource, I would say odds are that the Volkswagen XL1 will be a huge hit, especially in America where people love to complain (myself included) about high gas prices and where hybrid cars like the Prius and Volt are growing in popularity. Stats for 261-MPG Coupes (UPDATE) Trending: Older & Mild
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