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Vauxhall Astra VXR EXTREME To Be Unveiled At Geneva Motor Show

At the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, Vauxhall will present its most powerful front wheel drive car ever. Dubbed Vauxhall Astra VXR EXTREME, the car has been derived from Astra Cup race car that competed in the Nürburgring Endurance Championship last year. Taking the Astra Cup race car as the base, Vauxhall has developed the EXTREME model which is even lighter and more powerful. Vauxhall used a good number of carbon fiber components, and the result is the VXR EXTREME which is 100 kg lighter than the Astra Cup race car.

This car is a complete track ready machine and Vauxhall plans to go ahead with the production of the car provided it is well received by visitors at the 84th International Motor Show. Powering the track-oriented VXR EXTREME is a 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine featuring direct injection and variable camshaft phasing. This little engine produces a mind boggling 300 PS



Opel Adam Rocks Hatch Coming To 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Last year at the Geneva Motor Show, Opel showcased the Opel Adam Rocks concept. Seeing the overwhelming response from hatchback fans, Opel has decided to put Adam Rocks to the production line. This all new mini car from Opel will debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. Adam models are not new to us as Opel has a long list of them but the Adam Rocks is unique in its own way. Compared to the standard Opel Adam, the Opel Adam Rocks is 0.78 inches wider and 0.6 inches taller. The car also comes with a number of features carried over from the Adam Rocks concept.

These include blade-shaped standard 17-inch or optional 18-inch alloy wheels, flared bumpers, and more. Customers will get to choose from eighteen different body colors and 6 roof colors along with plenty of other customizable features. With so many options, Open will ensure every Adam



Opel Astra GTC With 1.6L 200 HP Engine Starts From 25,250 Euros

If you have been reading our blog on a regular basis, you would remember the Astra GTC by Vauxhall which is  now available with a more powerful engine. Being the sister company of Vauxhall, Opel has also launched the Opel Astra GTC, which is essentially the same car, with a more powerful engine. Powering the Opel Astra GTC is a new generation 1.6 ECOTEC Direct Injection Turbo engine which produces a max of 200 horsepower. With a more powerful engine and a small body structure, the Astra GTC can accelerate to 100 km/h from a standstill in 7.9 seconds and also achieves the 80 to 120 km/h sprint in fifth gear in the same time.

The engine is one of the benchmark setters in its class as it produces 125 hp per liter which is impressive. Also there is an overboost feature available that catapults the car’s peak torque output



Vauxhall Astra GTC Available With 1.6L 200PS Engine For £20,995

Vauxhall is known for its VXR range for their sheer power packed performance but for the first time Vauxhall will offer such a performance on a non VXR model. The new Astra GTC is now being offered with a powerful new 1.6 liter direct injection petrol engine that delivers performance and a reasonable price. This all new four cylinder unit was first seen in the Cascada convertible and packs 200PS of max output and 300 Nm of peak torque. With that amount of power at the wheels, the Astra GTC can achieve a top speed of 143 mph and a 0 to 62 mph sprint time of 7.3 seconds, making it the fastest and one of the most powerful non VXR models.

Compared to the previous 1.6 liter turbo model, the new engine delivers nearly 30 percent more power and torque yet the overall fuel consumption of 51 mpg and



New Supercharged Vauxhall VXR8 GTS To Debut At January’s Performance Car Show

Vauxhall has planned to excite its customers with the revolutionary car that will amaze you with its features and incorporated technology in it. Yes, we are talking about the new VXR8 GTS which claims to be the most powerful car ever to appear from the continent of Australia with the initial cost of £54,999. The car is about to participate in the Europe’s biggest auto sport show and the owners are all set to unveils its exclusive features which will drive its people crazy to ride it on. The new VXR8 has immense power in itself and inspired with innovative technology features.

It has the power to easily cope up with its rivals and also been found to run above than the BMW or Mercedes. The high technical features comes up with LS3engine with 576bhp and 545lb ft of torque that will an boost with 150bhp and 140lb ft respectively