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VW's L1 Concept Car Is Test Bed for Future Fuel Efficient Vehicles.

VW claims average fuel consumption of 205mpg, with C02 emissions of 36g/km.

Published: 16-Sep-2009

Volkswagen's bullet-shaped L1 concept car at the Frankfurt motor show is more than just an attempt to grab the miles-per-gallon headlines - much of it could go into production.

Although its tandem seating layout and waist-high body will not see the light of day, its hybrid powertrain and carbonfibre-reinforced plastic construction will.

One insider told us that they have officially passed from the 'research' stage to 'development', which means the company intends to use them.

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