"Volkswagen- the one litre car"
Volkswagen, the German car company, made the world's most economical car. Simply called "the one-litre car", it can cover 100 kilometres on a litre of diesel. The car weighs just 290 kilograms with a carbon fibre body and engine parts made of aluminium and is powered by a 299cc single cylinder diesel engine which belts out 8.5 bhp at 4000 rpm. The car is designed to carry two people.