VW XL1: first drive
Wondering what the future of motoring looks like? Just take a gander at the 313mpg VW XL1
Posted: 08 Apr 2011
It may look like a retro amalgam of Buckminster Fuller’s 1933 Dymaxion car and the 1937 Audi Streamliner, but it’s capable of 313mpg and VW is deadly serious about its latest super economy car, to the extent that it’s going to build it for sale in two years’ time.
Words: Andrew English
Photos: Ingo Barenschee
This feature was originally published in the March issue of Top Gear magazine