Vauxhall VXR8 GTS first drive review It’s big, brash and brilliant fun, the Vauxhall VXR8 GTS. And it’s that character that prevents the super-thirsty supersaloon from becoming an irrelevance
Jan 13, 2015 · Top Gear has always appreciated the VXR8’s robust attitude to sophistication, what with its habit of jamming a big V8 into a rear-drive saloon and charging relatively little for it. But times
May 05, 2012 · The Vauxhall VXR8 has always been a bit part player in the supersaloon class. Essentially a rebranded Holden from Australia, it’s a no-nonsense performance car …
The Vauxhall VXR8 doesn’t get nearly the same amount of love as the Audi RS6 Avant, or any of the equally powerful German estate models. But completely dismissing the VXR8 isn’t fair to the
Of course it’s not. No, the Vauxhall VXR8 GTS-R is powered by a plain old supercharged 6.2-litre V8. It’s identical to the motor you’ll find in a Chevy Camaro ZL1, developing 587bhp and
To mark the occasion, Vauxhall is rebadging the maddest Holden Commodore and calling it the VXR8 GTS-R. Just fifteen are being built, at a very limited edition sort of price – £74,500.
Vauxhall has imported the VXR8 as a halo for its VXR high-performance range ever since, giving Luton a rear-wheel-drive monster that recalled the Lotus Carlton in an otherwise front- and four
Vauxhall’s lurid, unreconstructed, antediluvian, V8-powered, infamous Aussie-built Anglophile – the VXR8 – is no more. Cue the ‘Kylie and Jason’ mood music. Cue the ‘Kylie and Jason
Our verdict on the Vauxhall VXR8 VXR8. Brutal and sometimes intimidating when pushed to its limits yet no more fearsome than a Vauxhall Corsa around town, the VXR8 is a car that could never be accused of being a one trick novelty.
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If modern super-saloons were Wild West film stars, the Vauxhall VXR8 GTS-R would be John Wayne. The original, the swaggering, the most universally loved and, let’s face it, the most one-dimensional.
The Vauxhall VXR8 GTS-R is more than just a 600bhp V8 lunatic, it’s the last of a dying breed and rarer than a McLaren. Recombu Cars borrowed one to see whether it will be going out with a bang.