The futuristic looking car is just one-third the weight of a traditional modern small car, according to Opel, and as such has 10 times less the energy requirements. Hence the 100 km for one euro.
The 100 mpg automotive Xprize was won by a 750 pound 4 passenger car the Edison 2. Lightweight cars can be safe and far more energy efficient.
It can reach a maximum speed of 120 km/h, but Opel is also considering creating a version aimed at younger drivers, with a speed limited to just 45 km/h.
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