Among several new products ready for launch by Volkswagen (VW), German automotive manufacturers, it has also developed a hybrid car and touted as a competitor of the Toyota Prius. Although still in development, a model named 'VW XL3' is ready to slide in 2018.
|The XL3 will not feature carbon fiber construction or a bespoke platform, so it will over three times cheaper than the XL1. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1Xfaiq)|
For your information, three years ago before the issue of emissions scandal emerged, VW has launched a hybird product that is VW XL1. In capabilities, this model is somewhat superior than the XL3 being developed.
Equipped with a 0.8 liter TDI engine, XL1 able to achieve fuel consumption of 0.9 liters for a distance of 100 kilometers. Unfortunately, this car is priced quite expensive approximately €111 thousand or 1.6 billion with only 250 cars being built on a carbon fiber tub.
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