VW Up! Hybrid Model to Run XL1 Powertrain

February 27, 2013 / No Comments

Volkswagen is set to use the XL1's hybrid powertrain for the Up! Hybrid vehicle. The automaker has unveiled the production version of the XL1 which is intended for limited sales. Now this two-seater vehicle will serve as a foundation for Volkswagen’s upcoming hybrid vehicle Up! According to Volkswagen, the Up! will be in the market within two years and it will ...

Volkswagen Up! Heads for Frankfurt Show

August 22, 2011 / No Comments

The new compact and cute looking Volkswagen Up! is all ready for a formal Frankfurt debut next month. We are fortunate to get a good look at the tiny Up! production version that has been revealed ahead of the motor show. This small car rings a bell of the Beetle of the 60’s. The car has started its progression from the ...

Up! Style Balloon House Takes Flight

March 8, 2011 / 1 Comment

This sure is  breath-taking stuff. A real-life version of a house was lifted skywards with the help of over 300 balloons. This is actually a real-life version of Pixar's animated hit film Up! This Up-inspired house was launched from an air field east of LA by the National Geographic Channel.