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Volkswagen has debuted its Up! Lite car at the 2009 LA Auto Show. It very cool, metallic and to sport quite abit of on the inside too. With seats, the Up!

Lite offers room for young couples and dog (or two children), but its strange these why automakers can t put in another seat to it a five seater.

Underneath the you will find VW s TDI engine, an motor and a 7-speed Direct Gearbox which work to result in a small aerodynamic This works out an impressive 65 of CO2 emissions and a fuel efficiency of up to 70 MPG of

This is an impressive figure but in my view not as impressive as it appears. I VW already has a similar vehicle the Blue Motion which can do up to 62 MPG. Though the Up!

Lite of course sport more reduce CO2 emissions and look better designed.

Many within are made of carbon resulting in it weighing a mere Its disappointing that the Up! Lite most likely never production, but you could see future vehicles incorporate technology Check out the gallery below

Wolfsburg, Germany / Los Angeles, CA — 2, 2009 —Volkswagen – Europe’s automotive brand – is setting worldwide when it comes to with its clean high-tech TDI and TSI Now this is being followed up by coup at the Los Angeles Auto (December 4 to 13): the world of the Up! Lite A progressive, fuel and in all details cleverly designed with a hybrid drive. fuel consumption.

2.44 km or 70 mpg/highway! No other car is more With a drive concept of a TDI (turbo-diesel), electric motor and Direct Shift Gearbox as well as top aerodynamics (Cd value: Volkswagen is driving CO2 emissions to a sensational 65 g/km.

This the three-door concept the world’s fuel efficient car – and from the of its overall CO2 footprint the world’s environmentally friendly four-seat car as Both technically and visually, the Up! is a preview of the future.

The image of the car with its clean lines, as sculpted from a block of underscores just how fascinating a car to aerodynamic perfection can look.

The ideal car for the daily commute to

The technically challenging 2-Liter consumption car might be launched Many of the components of the 695 kilogram Volkswagen are based on those of the New Small Family, an entirely new series that is already for market launch in initial at the end of 2011. The Up!

Lite concept the Volkswagen strategy of offering and high-end quality in all of its vehicle making progress affordable for car driver. The Up! Lite was designed to be a vehicle that makes into the city, commutes to and naturally long trips as significantly less expensive and eco-friendly .

Hybrid drive electric driving


The centerpiece of the Up! powertrain is the newly designed 0.8 TDI turbo-diesel engine with a of 38 kW / 51 PS. Furthermore, the electric motor (10 kW) – as a pulse start module alternator and E-drive) – also the load of the TDI, provides propulsion (boosting) and works to kinetic energy (regenerative

During boost phases – in a quick passing maneuver – the TDI and combine for a total power of 48 kW / 65 PS. a version of the TDI used in the Up! Lite was used aboard the L1 concept car Volkswagen presented in September at the IAA Show in Frankfurt.

In two of its operating phases, the hybrid of the Up! Lite was designed to operate any TDI propulsion at all. First In so-called coast-down, activated by the taking his or her foot off the gas pedal coasts, TDI engine is shut Second phase: Over distances, e.g. in residential the E-motor can power the Up!

Lite all by In this case, a lithium-ion supplies the energy. Since it is of pure electric driving, the is classified as a full hybrid.

work is handled by a 7-speed Shift Gearbox (DSG) the one used in the new Polo. Moreover, the is equipped with a Stop-Start

Comfort and safety without

Naturally, on the Up! Lite there is lacking in comfort or safety. ESP is on airbags are on board, ample is on board, highly advanced and control features are on board, and it is to know that occupants are and protected by a highly innovative frame of aluminium, steel and fiber.

The Volkswagen concept has a top speed of 160 (100 mph) and accelerates to 100 in a respectable 12.5 seconds mph in 12 seconds).

“Made in Germany”

the Up! Lite is a prime example of the art of engineering with the “Made in seal. And indeed not only of its efficient powertrain and lightweight construction.

Other examples The radiator grille that and opens automatically depending on the needs of the engine (”active management”); and instead of a classic mirror, three cameras this job better and more when the car is parked in the summer, hot air is to outside the vehicle (”passive ventilation”); an “optimized Easy-Entry enables extremely comfortable and exit from the rear area; longitudinal adjustments to the and front passenger seats adjusts seat height as when folding the rear seat, the seatback is easily by folding the rear head forward (”Easy Switch”); vehicle features (including Internet, telephone, MP3, telephone, trip computer, are controlled centrally via an intuitive with hand movement

Design of the world of tomorrow

the most innovative car must good to really be fun. And the Up! with its “Liquid Blue exterior is fun.

That is because the 3.84 long, 1.40 meter and 1.60 meter wide Up! makes a futuristic, bold and – in its – very independent appearance. It is a car looks as though it were from a single mould.

to the E-Up! concept car presented at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt, it is lower in profile and – to even more demanding requirements – it is longer, nearly the length of the Polo (3.98

The styling itself portrays a vehicle that genuinely its sustainable drive system and progressive concept. At the rear, the Up! has the appearance of a distinctive hatchback car. As a result, the broad section is definitely reminiscent of the

Furthermore, the look of the lower is dominated by the large glass of the hatch, the LED rear lights and the fog lights (c-shaped) integrated in the in typical Up! style. The counterparts of lights are found in the front as front fog lights. The car’s profile has clean styling markedly smooth surfaces. are no edges except for the upper line, the wheel wells and a line integrated there.

The side cameras that the outside mirrors look winglets on the wings of a cargo A novel stylistic and technical the 18-inch wheels are produced a combination of aluminium and carbon That is because sports and fuel economy do not need to be exclusive.

Already thinking tomorrow today

By the way: In Volkswagen is currently demonstrating minimal fuel consumption can be in all segments today, in the latest of the Polo (3.3 l/100 km; 58 Golf (3.8 l/100 km; 51 and Passat (4.4 l/100 km; 48

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