One of the nation’s best-loved hot hatches has returned to Vauxhall showrooms after a two-year absence. The latest addition to the New Corsa line-up, the SRi revives one of the best known hot hatch monikers in a package that offers incredible levels of driving excitement, great looks and affordability.
The VXR8 has just been unveiled back in February, and General Motors is already working on a supercharged version that will go on sale in UK starting next month.
There was every reason to mourn the passing of the Monaro, but the Thunder from Down Under hasn’t stopped yet. What better to replace the 6.0-litre V8, rear-drive Aussie performance icon with than an all-new Antipodean muscle car. A car, in fact, just like the VXR8 – a car even more powerful and exciting than the Monaro.
Calibra was a real legend in the ’90s. One of the world’s most aerodynamic production coupe, the Calibra will come back in 2009. Vauxhall wants to bring the same spirit that dominated the original Calibra: a car that will slice through the air.
Vauxhall has unveiled today a new top-of-the-range luxury variant of the Zafira to further strengthen its position as the leader in its market segment. Loaded with standard equipment and offering great value for money with on-the-road prices starting at only £18,950, the new Elite is at Vauxhall retailers now.
Vauxhall has revealed today the legendary SRi badge for the Corsa. Offered in either three-door or a five-door, the new Corsa SRi will go on sale starting September. The Corsa SRi is designed to appeal to buyers who don’t need all the performance of the VXR but still appreciate style and sharp driving dynamics.
A member of the www.vx220.org.uk Forums decided to brag about his top speed and posted a few images with him driving at 150 mph. The problem is that his post has been seen by The Sun who decided to catch him. The guy made a huge mistake and in just few hours he was caught by The Sun: he left his phone number on the forum and revealed the vehicle’s registration number.
Anthony Coyne, 27 was driving his Vauxhall VX220 sports car and his passenger took a picture of the Speedo needle (...) > Full story
Anyone who dreams of owning a convertible this summer will know that looking good is one of the most important requirements. Vauxhall is making it easier for the most style-conscious buyers to look their best in an Astra TwinTop by offering stylish options and actually charging less for it!
When working to help the environment, it’s often the small changes that can make a big difference. That’s the theory used by Vauxhall engineers who have managed to optimise the Corsa CDTi’s engine to save the planet from hundreds of thousands of tons of C02 emissions - and collective Corsa owners from hundreds of thousands of pounds in tax.
The revised 1.3CDTi 75PS engine, which is on sale now, sees emissions drop from 124g/km to 119g/km. This might seem like a small (...) > Full story
Van drivers wanting to make an express delivery could do worse than hot-foot it over to the Vauxhall stand at this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show at the NEC in Birmingham
The Luton-based company will use the show, which opens on April 24, to pull the covers off two new exciting concept vehicles that build on Vauxhall’s reputation for building vans that love the roads as much as their loads.
Finished in striking Star Silver metallic, the Corsavan Sportive and Astravan Sportive (...) > Full story