Post Tagged with: "Vauxhall"

2,237kW Road-Legal Vauxhall For The VXR Power Festival

The VXR Power Festival on the 28th of August will host the world’s fastest Vauxhall — the Red Victor 3. The Red Victor 3 is a modified 1967 Victor FD which boasts a twin-turbocharged 3,000-horsepower — 2,237kW — 8.8-litre engine. It was said that the Red Victor can run a quarter-mile in 6.5 seconds where the top speed is 386km/h. […]

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Four-Wheel-Drive Diesel-Powered Vauxhall Insignia

Vauxhall are expanding their Insignia range with a brand new all-wheel-drive diesel powered vehicle. The Insignia CDTi 4×4 will hit showrooms during September where it will be available in four-door, five-door fastback and Sports Tourer body-styles. The Insignia 2.0-litre CDTi diesel will produce 160-horsepower with 350Nm of torque. When connected to a manual gearbox the fuel consumption will be around […]

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On The ‘Ring: Vauxhall Astra VXR Nurburgring Crash [Video]

A Vauxhall Astra VXR Nurburgring Edition driver was recently racing around the track before he lost concentration and crashed the car. Yeah, accident’s happen all the time — but this time, we have videos and the total cost of an accident on the ‘Ring. Cost of an accident at the Nurburgring: * Base fee for attendance of armco truck: €150 […]

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Vauxhall Supports The English Soccer Team With A Modified Corsa

Opel recently revealed their Germany-soccer Opel Corsa, where this time round Vauxhall has decided to support their English soccer team. The modified three-door Corsa includes decals from the headlights all the way to the end of the vehicle. There are similar decals on the mirror caps of the Corsa.

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Don’t Get Locked Up In A Vauxhall Vivaro

Vauxhall is currently creating a special vehicle which is aimed at helping the police. The new safety product was developed by the firms Special Vehicle Operation and it will be a prison van. The rear-end of the Vivaro will boast a ‘fully fitted prison cell’ — a first for both Vauxhall and the UK police. It was said that these […]

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Vauxhall’s Astra VXR Receives Arctic Changes — Well, An Arctic Exterior At Least

Vauxhall, the British version of Opel, has decided to add a new limited production Astra called the “Arctic Edition”. Vauxhall will base the Arctic Edition on the VXR version, and this means a limited run of 500 units with a price tag of £720 more than the standard Astra VXR. An Olympic White paint-job will be contrasted by a black […]

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General Motors And Vauxhall Reveal Their Astra Crime Fighter

General Motors and Vauxhall have revealed their new Astra police cars for the UK law enforcement. Dick Ellam, Manager Vehicle Conversions for Vauxhall said: “It was a great honour to be asked to exhibit the new generation Astra at such an influential show, particularly with an organisation as well regarded as ACPO. We were delighted to be able to show […]

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2011 Opel Meriva Revealed — Yes There Are FlexDoors And Stuff

Vauxhall has released new images of their redesigned Meriva. The Opel variant is the same, and yes, it’s even named the same. The new model will feature a design language in line with that of the Insignia and it will be a lot more upscale than the predecessor. The advanced design will be followed by new FlexDoors from the concept […]

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UK Owners Have Received The Keys To Their New Vauxhall Astra

General Motors has released the first 2010 Astra onto the road in the UK market. The Vauxhall Astra owners have received the keys, and they will start driving around as soon as they collect them. The Astra hatchbacks will include five petrol engines which start with a 1.4-litre unit and move up to a 1.6-litre turbocharged engine. There will be […]

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General Motors have unveiled the 2010 Opel Astra

General Motors have finally revealed the latest details on the new 2010 Opel Astra. The new model will be at the 2009 Franktfurt Motor Show, where it will be shown off as a five-door hatch back model. Opel has said that the engine range will be compliant of the Euro 5 emissions. The engine range will include four petrol and […]

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General Motor’s And Vauxhall Will Create A Smart-car Rival

The Smart brand falls apart of the Mercedes-Benz name, and the mini-city car might actually get some competition as Vauxhall might actually create an all-electric production version of the Trixx show car. It’s been said that the Vauxhall brand will release an all-electric Trixx in 2012 where it will officially rival the Smart brand. The small Trixx will be the […]

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Spy Shots: Vauxhall Meriva caught with FlexDoors

New spy shots of the Vauxhall Meriva have made us realise that major changes are coming. The next-generation MPV from Opel was scooped with fake handles on the rear doors, which was designed to throw spy photographers off. Thanks to the fake handles, we now know that the back door will be a hinged door at the rear, and this […]

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Vauxhall have revealed their new Insignia ecoFLEX

Vauxhall have revealed their new eco-friendly Insignia to the UK Market. The Insignia ecoFLEX will be powered by a 2.0-litre CDTi diesel motor with 160-hp and 350Nm of torque. The car will have the same engine which is found in the 2.0-litre CDTi model and this means that can expect improved fuel-saving measures along with new aerodynamics and low resistant […]

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Geneva 2009: Opel/Vauxhall Ampera

Press Release: Geneva World Premiere: Opel Ampera to Debut in 2011 March 2, 2009 Electric car with 500 km extended range Geneva/Rüsselsheim. The revolutionary Opel Ampera today celebrated its world premiere at the 79th Geneva Motor Show. General Motors Europe president, Carl-Peter Forster, unveiled the extended-range electric vehicle and announced plans to put the car into production in late 2011.

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Special Edition Corsa and Astra VXR

Vauxhall have decided to create limited edition models of the Corsa and Astra VXR, and these models will celebrate VX Racing’s success in the 2008 British Touring Car Championship. The Corsa and Astra VX Racing Editions will have a combined production of 888 cars, and this number is a tribute to the Triple Eight Engineering. Triple Eight Engineering have also […]

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