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krzysiek_ck

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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 6:36:56 PM

"VW says the car will do 261 mpg, though the real figure will be lower than that should it ever be tested under EPA guidelines. Even so, it'll still use comfortably less fuel than any vehicle currently on sale.
A diesel engine of only 0.8 liters and 2 cylinders capacity produces 47 horsepower, with a further 27 horses delivered by the electric motor. Power reache the wheels via a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox."

261 mpg Volkswagen XL1 on sale this year

Why would anybody want to be caught driving a gas guzzler like for example 2010 Toyota Prius is beyond me? Also a vehicle choice for all the anti-Ethanol crowd.

[Edited by: krzysiek_ck at 2/24/2013 6:39:00 PM EST]
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streetirsx
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Message Posted: Mar 11, 2013 8:41:12 PM

don't see it in the real world
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HamRadioN4SMB
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Message Posted: Mar 4, 2013 1:35:58 PM

"VW says the car will do 261 mpg..."
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I'd be interested only if it does 261 MPH ;o)
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ggg452
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Message Posted: Mar 4, 2013 1:13:21 PM

How is it on back roads, snow storms, and long trips when you are 6 ft. 5 inches????
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lyanMI
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Message Posted: Mar 4, 2013 1:04:09 PM

Use of carbon fiber makes this car not in reach of average americans.
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patino007
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2013 3:31:20 PM

wont hold my breath
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Wanda127
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 10:32:11 PM

Sounds good but How Much will it cost???
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gas_phil
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 8:33:02 PM

The front looks pretty.
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giwan
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 12:46:46 PM

These hybrid and elec numbers are almost useless
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EvergreenON
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 6:54:26 AM

When GM and other companies will do the same ?
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SilverStreaker
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 10:03:28 PM

I want one!
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