Known as the RAK e, Vauxhall/Opel’s radical concept places the spotlight firmly on minimal energy costs and weight, in addition to opening a new chapter for the company in electric mobility.
Aimed at young – even teenage – drivers, the RAK e has real production potential, zero tailpipe emissions, a range of 60 miles and a top speed of 75mph. At 380kgs, it also weighs around one third of a conventional small car and has been designed to be affordable to even very young drivers.
Vauxhall has price the new Corsavan 1.3 CDTi 16v with 95PS ecoFLEX, which boasts Start/Stop system and achieves sub-100g/km of CO2.
The result is also thanks to a variable geometry turbocharger, lowered chassis, aerodynamic wheel covers and optimised gear ratios with a shift up indicator. These upgrades help the Co
Vauxhall has priced the new 2011 Astra GTC at just £18 495, which is £1 100 less than the alternative - a basic Volkswagen Scirocco. The new hot hatchback from Vauxhall comes with the sophisticated front suspension from the Insignia VXR combined with the clever Watt’s link rear axle.
“The GTC is a high-profile addition to the Astra range and one that’s sure to appeal to anyone who loves cars and driving,” commented Duncan Aldred, Vauxhall’s Managing Director.
Vauxhall Insignia is now available with the super efficient 1.4 Turbo petrol engine, which hgas a 10% improvement in CO2 (115g versus 129g) over the outgoing model. This car is an addition to the ecoFLEX diesel model. The 1.4 Turbo petrol engine also offers low 15 per cent BIK for the 2011/12 tax year.
The new 1.4 liter turbocharged petrol engine develops 140PS and 200Nm, and returns 51.4 mpg.
2011 Insignia comes with 18” five spoke alloy wheels and some new SAT NAV system - Navi600 and Navi900. The Navi600
Vauxhall has revealed 2012 Zafira Tourer, which will hit the market in the beginning of the next year. The new model will sit above the current Zafira model in Vauxhall’s line-up and is set to raise the bar for design, luxury, flexibility and innovation in the MPV sector. Good word, but we shall wait a while to see that.
The MPV will continue to use Flex7 seating, but it will offer better comfort, improved materials and more cabin space.
2012 Zafira Tourer will also have a new chassis, u
Vauxhall has announced the new 2012 Astra GTC. The vehicle will actually go in production and it will have its official debut on September 15 at the Frankfurt Motor Show. For now, the company has released a few pictures, where the hot hatch races down an imaginary road.
Full details about the new GTC like pricing, technology, equipment and powertrains will be revealed closer to the release date.
2012 Astra GTC is based on the last year’s GTC Paris Concept Car. The production Astra GTC wi
Vauxhall has announced the most powerful Corsa ever. The VXR Nurburgring Edition will hit the market in the end of May.
Corsa VXR Nurburgring will be powered by a 1.6 litre turbocharged petrol engine with 205PS at 5750RPM and 280Nm of torque. The results are thanks to a modified engine management and turbocharger system, sports exhaust with reduced back pressure. The special edition Corsa will run on 98-octane fuel.
Furthermore, the small hot hatch comes with a mechanical LSD (limited slip
VXR8 is powered by a 6.2 liter LS3 engine with 431PS (317 kW) and 550Nm (406 lb-ft). The engine is mated to either 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic gearbox. All power is send to the LSD at the rear wheels, which means that the sports sedan is a real fun making machine.
The performance is more than satisfying – 0 to 60 mph in 4.9 seconds and top speed is sends all that power to the LSD at rear wheels. 0 to 60mph is in 4.9 seconds and the top speed is electronically limited to 155MPH (250
Vauxhall has released the first official pictures of Zafira Tourer Concept, which will be presented at the Geneva Motor show.
It combines luxury and flexibility featuring a light, airy feel cabin with generous space for rear-seat passengers.
"We have transferred the idea of a relaxing lounge to a vehicle and created an automobile oasis, a place to relax and enjoy," commented Mark Adams, Vauxhall’s Vice President of Design.
"The Zafira Tourer Concept’s exterior design also makes a bo
Vauxhall Corsa VXR Blue Edition is the latest addition to the striking, newly-styled Corsa range, which boasts even more flavor, details and sporty styling. Offered at exclusively tempting price tag - 19,425 GBP (including VAT), the Vauxhall Corsa VXR Blue immediately undercuts its direct rivals (Citroen DS3 R and Mini Cooper Works) by up to 3,600 GBP.
In the terms of exterior styling, the Corsa VXR Blue benefits from brand-new Arden Blue metallic finish, sleek 18-inch lightweight alloys, dar
Vauxhall VXR8 hits the UK market. The car is performance sedan with RWD and enormous engine. It is based on the facelifted Holden HSV E3 GTS, which was recently launched in Australia.
VXR8 is powered by 6.2 liter LS3 engine with 431PS (317 kW) and 550Nm (406 lb-ft) mated to a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission, which sends all that power to the LSD at rear wheels. 0 to 60mph is in 4.9 seconds and the top speed is electronically limited to 155MPH (250 km/h), eventually the car wi
Vauxhall will hit the market with their Ampera and the vehicle now has a price tag for the UK market - 28 995 GBP.
The new Extended-Range Electric Vehicle (E-REV) will go on sale in 2012. It has a range of up to 50 miles (80 km) in the electric only mode, but this range is extended by an additional 310 miles (500 km) by the range extender engine.
However, you can benefit of buying a Vauxhall Ampera, because you won't have to pay the TFL congestion charge, Vehicle Excise Duty payment
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