Vauxhall Astra VXR Extreme Pushes 296HP to Front Wheels

Vauxhall Astra VXR Extreme Pushes 296HP to Front Wheels
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Vauxhall will be heading to this year’s Geneva Motor Show with its most powerful front-wheel-drive model yet, the Astra VXR Extreme. Continue Reading...

Vauxhall Unveals 280-HP Astra VXR Hatchback

Vauxhall Unveals 280-HP Astra VXR Hatchback
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Vauxhall revealed its hot new hatch, looking to take away some of the spotlight from Ford’s Focus and Fiesta ST. The brand new VXR hatchback is the fastest and most powerful production vehicle from Vauxhall yet, boasting 280-hp and 295 lb-ft of torque from a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder. Vauxhall is also claiming that their new… Continue Reading...

Lotus To Help With Vauxhall Astra VXR Chassis Development

Lotus To Help With Vauxhall Astra VXR Chassis Development
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Vauxhall has turned to Lotus for help with their chassis engineering on their upcoming Astra VXR hot hatch. The input from Lotus will supplement the work done by GM division Opel, which is testing the car on German roads. Lotus has a long tradition of helping third-party manufacturers with their handling and chassis development. Prototypes… Continue Reading...