Saturday, May 19, 2012

China launches $600 car

China launches $600 car that will get 258mpg.
This $600 car is no toy and is ready to be released in China next year.
The single seater aero car totes VW (Volkswagen) branding.
Volkswagen did a lot of very highly protected testing of this car in Germany,
but it was not announced until now where the car would make its
first appearance.


The car was introduced at the VW stockholders meeting as the most
economical car in the world is presented.
The initial objective of the prototype was to prove that 1 liter of
fuel could deliver 100 kilos of travel.
Spartan interior doesn't sacrifice safety
The aero design proved essential to getting the desired result.
The body is 3.47 meters long and just 1.25 meters wide, and a little
over a meter high. The prototype was made completely of carbon fiber and is
not painted to save weight.
The power plant is a one cylinder diesel, positioned ahead of the
rear axle and combined with an automatic shift controlled by a knob in the
interior.
Safety was not compromised as the impact and roll-over protection is
comparable to the GT racing cars.

The Most Economic Car in the World will be on sale next year:

Better than Electric Car – 258 miles/gallon: IPO 2010 in Shanghai
This is a single-seat car
From conception to production: 3 years and the company is
headquartered in Hamburg , Germany .
Will be selling for 4000 Yuan, equivalent to US $600..
Gas tank capacity = 1.7 gallons
Speed = 62 – 74.6 Miles/hour
Fuel efficiency = 258 miles/gallon
Travel distance with a full tank = 404 miles

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