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...

Renaultsport Megane RS To Get More Power, We Can Only Watch From Afar

Renaultsport Megane RS To Get More Power, We Can Only Watch From Afar
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Renault’s Megane 250 is widely considered one of the best hot hatches in the world. Not surprisingly, North Americans are unable to buy it due to our sordid love/hate relationship with French vehicles. Europeans, on the other hand, are enamored with the Meagane 250, considered one of the Ford Focus RS’ most potent rivals, even… Continue Reading...

Vauxhall Astra VXR to Get 300-HP; Could Be Offered in U.S. as a Buick

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Vauxhall Astra VXR to Get 300-HP; Could Be Offered in U.S. as a Buick
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In an effort to compete with the impressive Ford Focus RS and Renaultsport Mégane, General Motors is reported to be building a new Vauxhall Astra VXR with as much as 300-hp. So why should you care? Well, because the Astra shares its underpinnings with the Buick Excelle, which recently launched in China and is set… Continue Reading...