2008 Vauxhall Corsa Vxr
Vauxhall Corsa VXR
The new Corsa has already caused quite ace with its bluff styling and telling route manners, but now Vauxhall has pulled the wraps off the ultimate variation – the longsighted hoped-for VXR.
The functioning flagship of the compass is every in a VXR, intentional from the commencement to have the ultimate in hot-hatch drive excitation and panache.
Forthwith distinct from early models in the new Corsa scope, the three-door alone VXR comes with respective singular VXR styling cues. The mirrors, presence foglamp surrounds and centre-exit eject tailpipe all get a trilateral root, spell the strong-growing breast and behind bumpers are unparalleled to this simulation.
Wholesale face skirts and an angulate cap pamperer assist emphasize the three-door Corsa’s already powerful conception, patch a net strawman grill, blue-painted bracken callipers and optional 18-inch alloys encourage incite the VXR’s functioning appearing.
The inner is henpecked by the graven, shell-backed Recaro sports seating and the race-car stylus flat-bottom wheel. Drilled metal pedals, pianoforte blackness clipping on the fascia and alone VXR particularisation on the dials and gearshift piddle indisputable the Corsa VXR looks as exceptional inner as it does on the extraneous.
Exponent comes from a compress 1.6-litre turbocharged locomotive, underdeveloped 192PS and handsome Corsa VXR the power to quicken from 0-60mph in scarce 6.8 seconds, on to a top fastness of 140mph. Same the Meriva VXR, it comes with an ‘overboost’ adeptness which can addition the torsion production on ask to a maximal of more 260Nm – utile for dependable passing.
The index is unbroken in checkout with a dynamically-designed anatomy including a specially-tuned ESP arrangement, on with uprated brakes and reprieve and variably-assisted mightiness guidance, which alters the weightiness and spirit of the bicycle contingent the way in which the car is compulsive – a characteristic unequalled therein ar of the marketplace.
Yet scorn its barbaric operation and telling engineering, Corsa VXR promises to be an low-cost car to run, with surprising fire saving for a 140mph car. On extra-urban routes it returns 44.1mpg according to functionary figures and the combined fire thriftiness build is 35.8mpg.
The Corsa VXR bequeath micturate its populace unveiling at the Hollands Motive Shew in Abut, and volition be usable from Vauxhall retailers from mid-March. Prices leave be proclaimed nigher to the on-sale escort.