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vauxhall astra gtc hitting 200 ps with ecotec 1.6

Vauxhall Astra GTC Hitting 200 PS With Ecotec 1.6

The Vauxhall Astra GTC line will now be available with a 1.6 Ecotec power plant. This engine might just be the biggest cause of headaches at Volkswagen. That's right, the GTC now pulls off 200 PS and 300 Nm. Yikes! That's 30 percent more power than the previous equivalent. If we translate that to 0-to-60-time, it me

2014 vauxhall vxr8 gts - price £54,999

2014 Vauxhall VXR8 GTS - Price £54,999

The new Vauxhall VXR8 GTS is the most powerful production car ever to emerge from Australia. It is priced at £54,999 in the UK and allows owners the least expensive membership into the 500+HP club. The new VXR8 GTS is powered by a 6.2 liter LSA supercharged V8 – 576HP (426 kW) and 739Nm (545 lb-ft) of torque, which is 150HP and 190Nm more than the previous VXR8. 0-100 km/h in 4.2 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) – electronically limited. To cater for the extra perform

vauxhall astra - 18 speed endurance records in 24 hours [video]

Vauxhall Astra - 18 Speed Endurance Records in 24 hours [video]

Vauxhall Astra 2.0CDTi with 165HP has attempted to set and break 18 Speed Endurance Records in 24 hours. All this happened at the Millbrook Proving Grounds race track. The event started on October 5th, when he first of two Ellesmere Port-built Vauxhall Astra 2.0 CDTi Hatches approached the start line on Millbrook Proving Ground’s High Speed Bowl. Precisely 24 hours later it crossed the same marker, having covered almost 3,000 miles (more

2013 vauxhall insignia country tourer - price £25,349

2013 Vauxhall Insignia Country Tourer - Price £25,349

Vauxhall has announced the pricing of the 2013 Insignia Country Tourer. It is now available to order with prices starting from £25,349 OTR, which is up to £5,000 cheaper than its D-segment crossover rivals. 2013 Vauxhall Insignia Country Tourer boasts all-wheel drive, higher ground clearance and tougher stylin

revised vauxhall insignia vxr supersport to debut at frankfurt motor show

Revised Vauxhall Insignia VXR SuperSport To Debut At Frankfurt Motor Show

Vauxhall Insignia VXR SuperSport has a top speed of 170 mph and generates 325 horsepower (239 kW) and in addition now comes in a refined version. The revisions were made on the design and the chassis. The SuperSport model will be available in a Hatch or Sports Tourer version. Both models have received an updated front and rear, with “saber-tooth” detailing at the front and the tailpipe trim integrated into the rear valence. In addition

vauxhall monza concept at frankfurt motor show

Vauxhall Monza Concept at Frankfurt Motor Show

Vauxhall has published some pictures of their Monza Concept, which is expected to make its official debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. The futuristic vehicle boasts cutting-edge LED projection infotainment and an evolution of the Ampera’s revolutionary powertrain. The Monza is a 4-seater concept 4,690 mm long, 1,310 mm tall and has been modeled after "ocean waves lapping on the shore". It also has a lot of headroom and a generous cargo capacity of 500 liters. The gullwing doors help getting inside eas

vauxhall cascada to be equipped with new engine

Vauxhall Cascada To Be Equipped With New Engine

The new Vauxhall Cascada is going to be equipped with new and more powerful engine which is to deliver 200 hp (147 kW) and generate 300 Nm (221 lb-ft) of torque. The top speed of the vehicle is 146 mph. These figures are due to the high-performance version of the new 1.6 SIDI turbo engine. The latter is going to make its world premiere next month at 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. Moreover, the unit is one of the newly-designed Vauxhall four-cylinder SIDI (Spark Ignition Direct Injection) units. It will joins the exi

superchips vauxhall astra vxr gtc - 312hp and 475nm

Superchips Vauxhall Astra VXR GTC - 312HP and 475Nm

Superchips has announced a tuning program for the powerful hot hatchback – Vauxhall Astra VXR GTC. Astra VXR GTC is powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged direct injection engine – 280HP (206 kW) and 400Nm (296 lb-ft) of torque. 0-100 km/h in 6.0 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph). Stage 1 include

exclusive: opel teases monza concept [video]

EXCLUSIVE: Opel Teases Monza Concept [VIDEO]

Opel and Vauxhall are going to unveil their new exclusive concept called Monza at the Frankfurt Motor Show this September. However, they have just teased the car with exclusive images and a video, which gives a glimpse over the innovative design of the Monza. In the video, the concept is unveiled by Karl-Thomas Neumann, who states that this vehicle represents a vision of the company’s future and will set the beginning of the next generation of Opel/Vauxhall vehicles. The new conpcept focuses on two major po

2013 vauxhall insignia country tourer

2013 Vauxhall Insignia Country Tourer

Vauxhall has introduced the new 2013 Insignia Country Tourer based on the Sports Tourer model. It comes with and AWD system, higher ground clearance and tougher design. The new car will be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show this September. 2013 Vauxhall Insignia Country Tourer is powered by a 2.0 liter BiTurbo CDTi with 195HP (143 kW) and 400Nm (296 lb-ft) of torque. There is also a 2.0 liter CDTi with 165HP (121 kW) and 380Nm (281 lb-ft) with a choice of 6-speed manual or 6-speed autom

vilner restores 1938 opel olympia

Vilner Restores 1938 Opel Olympia

Opel Olympia is one of the icons in the automotive industry. The compact car was in production from 1935 to 1940, and from 1947 to 1953, and then again from 1967 to 1970. As a matter of fact, the first Olympia was Germany's first mass-produced car with an all-steel unitized body which delivered an enhancement of the weight of the model. In addition, Olympia was a revolutionary car, because for he first time in the automotive world, there has been used spot welding, advanced types of steel, an

2014 opel insignia to debut at frankfurt motor show

2014 Opel Insignia To Debut At Frankfurt Motor Show

2014 Opel Insignia will celebrate its world debut at the 65th Frankfurt Motor Show in mid September. The exclusive model will offer its customers even more attractive interior and exterior styling. Furthermore, the car will include new and more powerful ultra-efficient direct injection engines – namely the two new