#Volkswagen XL1 hybrid concept car – an annotated graphic

Finally, automotive designers have cottoned on to the fact that hybrid cars have got to look every bit as good as their environmental credentials. As much as we admire the ambition of the Toyota Prius, it’s not the most visually striking car ever to grace the world’s roads. Now, though, electric cars are becoming proper sexy. BMW’s all-electric i3 will no doubt have turned a few heads. Now Volkswagen introduces the XL1, a svelte slab of sleek and shiny hybrid due to enter full production within two years. Carbon-fibre reinforced polymer chassis. Cameras instead of rear-view mirrors. Turbo-charged diesel engine … Continue reading #Volkswagen XL1 hybrid concept car – an annotated graphic