28 Sep '13, 2pm

VW’s 260 MPG XL1 Supercar Gets More Super With Help from Ducati

VW’s 260 MPG XL1 Supercar Gets More Super With Help from Ducati

is a marvel of low weight and aerodynamic design – and the XL1 has always struck us as a new breed of supercar that used all the high-tech materials and design concepts that made Porsches, Lamborghinis and Bugattis special, and applied them to a “go far”, rather than a “go fast” product. Still, we did talk amongst ourselves. “What if it had more power?” we asked each other. It looks like Volkswagen’s CEO, Ferdinand Piech, asked himself the same thing. The result is a Volkswagen XL1 powered by a quick-revving, high-horsepower Ducati motorcycle engine.

Full article: http://gas2.org/2013/09/28/vws-260-mpg-xl1-supercar-gets-...

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