Full Reveal Of Vauxhall Astra VXR EXTREME Concept


One month ago, the first image of the new radical Vauxhall Geneva concept was shown. If you have followed us, then you’ll probably remember its name: Vauxhall Astra VXR EXTREME Concept. It is said that the car produces over 300 hp (220 kW) due to its 2.0-litre turbo engine, which makes it the most powerful front-wheel drive the brand has ever developed. … Continue reading

Vauxhall Astra VXR EXTREME Concept


At Geneva International Auto Show this year we will see the birth of Vauxhall’s new Astra VXR EXTREME Concept, which is currently being teased with a first official image. The vehicle will be used later as a basis for a future low-volume production run. 

The car was derived from the last year’s Astra Cup race car that competed in the Nürburgring Endurance Championship.… Continue reading

Vauxhall Bids for 18 Speed Endurance Records in Action-Packed 24 Hours


Vauxhall is awaiting FIA and MSA confirmation that its attempt to clinch a total of 12 World and six National Speed Endurance Records in a standard production Astra has been successful.

At just after 4pm on October 5, the first of two Ellesmere Port-built Vauxhall Astra 2.0 CDTi Hatches approached the start line on Millbrook Proving Ground’s High Speed Bowl.… Continue reading

New Vauxhall Insignia


The New Insignia range made its world debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show last week before first UK deliveries start in October.

Available as a five-door Hatch, four-door Saloon and Sports Tourer estate, the new range now starts at just £16,279, nearly £2,000 less than entry into the outgoing line-up.  Also available are a range-topping Country Tourer and a high performance VXR version, the fastest car available in the UK for under £30,000.… Continue reading

New 170mph Vauxhall Takes Bow at Frankfurt

170mph Vauxhall

With a top speed of 170mph and power output of 325PS, the new Insignia VXR SuperSport remains the UK’s fastest car you can buy under £30,000.

Now benefiting from a raft of design and chassis revisions which have been made across the entire Insignia range, the new Insignia VXR SuperSport will receive its world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show (September 12-22).… Continue reading

Fastest Vauxhall Estate Ever Melts Away Winter Blues

Vauxhall VXR8 Tourer

Following the Midlands’ white-out last weekend, the only drifting that occurred in Leicestershire shortly afterwards was generated by a 6.2-litre, 431PS V8 behemoth as it burnt away the remaining snow at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground.

Officially known as the Vauxhall VXR8 Tourer, it’s part of the VXR8 range (which includes the saloon and Maloo pick-up) and is the UK’s largest estate car by load volume, as well as one of the world’s most powerful wagons.… Continue reading

Vauxhall Adam Concept Rocks Up To Geneva

Vauxhall Adam Concept

Vauxhall is set to wow Geneva show-goers next month with its ADAM ROCKS concept, an urban mini-crossover that could open a new segment in the industry.

Compared with the production ADAM, ROCKS is taller, wider, tougher yet more compact in appearance, while offering a cabrio roof. It showcases how ADAM’s unique personalisation – the current production model has over a million different specification and trim combinations – could be taken one step further.… Continue reading