Carmaker Volkswagen has released an incredible supercar design that media immediately dubbed "the most streamlined in the world." About the new product, which will debut in Geneva, the details tell Luxlux.net.
Not for the sake of beauty ...
Volkswagen engineers have focused on the fact that the car XL1 is the most streamlined in the world, and its drag coefficient (0.189) is recognized as the best in the history of mass-produced vehicles. Also new - the cost of "serial numbers", because for 100 km, it consumes only 0.9 liters of fuel. Up to 50 kilometers supercar can overcome only by an electric motor, and thanks to diesel engine and a 10-liter fuel tank travel distances increased 10 times. The power unit XL1 - two-cylinder diesel engine capacity of 0.8 liters and an electric motor. "Pair" has an output 74 hp Accelerate to 100 km / h the car can in 12.7 seconds, top speed is 160 km / h
Cars from polymers
Interest in a supercar not only design the body, but the salon: the passenger seat silent shifted back. The car is equipped with doors of the "butterfly wing". Carbon body weight is 230 kg. Also added a car suspension with aluminum subframe of carbon fiber ceramic brakes, magnesium wheels. It is noteworthy that the proportion of metals in total XL1 is about 23% - all other parts are made of different polymers.
Avtovesti.Ru reports that the first edition serial supercar Volkswagen XL1 amount to only 50 specimens collected by hand. After their release the company will produce this model only by special order. XL1 price is not yet known.