Volkswagen reveals 261-mpg Formula XL1 concept car (Consumer Reports Cars Blog)

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Default Volkswagen reveals 261-mpg Formula XL1 concept car (Consumer Reports Cars Blog)

... coefficient of just 0.18. (For comparison, the slipperiest mainstream production car, the 2011 Toyota Prius has a Cd of 0.25, and a Chevrolet Corvette Z06 cuts the air with a 0.34 Cd.) The two-seat concept car is built out of carbon fiber and uses a plug-in hybrid/diesel powertrain. The carbon-fiber body structure weighs just 507 pounds, giving the XL1 a total weight of 1,750...

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