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  • Opel GTC Concept

    08 March 2007 by Gavin Green

    Looks good. But is it just some flight of fancy concept car with as much High Street relevance as one of Naomi Campbell’s more outrageous catwalk creations? Not at all. Believe it or not, the next...

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  • Vauxhall VXR8 (2007): first official pictures

    26 February 2007 by Tim Pollard

    Vauxhall VXR8: the lowdown Fans of the recently departed Monaro, rejoice! Vauxhall has today announced its replacement, and it's another hairy-chested, Aussie bruiser: this VXR8 four-door. Although...

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  • Vauxhall Antara (2007): first official pictures

    21 February 2007 by Jack Carfrae

    Vauxhall Antara: the lowdown After a few years away from the thriving SUV market, Vauxhall is returning with the new Antara. Priced from £19,850 for the entry-level 2.4, the Antara is pegged slightly...

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  • Vectra wins US Car of the Year

    08 January 2007 by Phil McNamara

    It's enough to make Jeremy Clarkson's hair curl – even more. A US version of the Vauxhall Vectra – the Saturn Aura – has won North American Car of the Year. The car derided by TV presenter Clarkson...

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  • Vauxhall Corsa SRi

    28 September 2006 by Phil McNamara

    Vauxhall Corsa SRi: the lowdown Here's a sneak preview of a junior Corsa VXR – disguised as a panel van. Vauxhall/Opel will unveil the Corsavan concept at the Paris motor show tomorrow (Thursday 28),...

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  • Supercharged Monaro leads VXR upgrades

    07 September 2006 by Phil McNamara

    Vauxhall is throwing heaps more power at its two VXR flagships. The Monaro V8 coupe is being supercharged, by Kent dealer Greens of Rainham. The 6.0-litre unit's peak power and torque jump by 25...

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  • Crash test verdict on Corsa and S-Max

    25 August 2006 by Phil McNamara

    The new Vauxhall Corsa – set to be one of Britain's best-selling cars – has scored a maximum five stars for occupant safety, in the Euro NCAP crash tests. Ford's new S-Max also got full marks. But...

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  • Vauxhall’s 200bhp Corsa leads VXR onslaught

    23 August 2006 by Angus Fitton

    Vauxhall is in the final stages of signing off the storming Corsa VXR. The latest VXR runs a turbocharged 1.6-litre developing a thumping 200bhp, spinning the front wheels via a six-speed box. Much of...

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  • Global GM chassis starts testing

    10 August 2006 by Phil McNamara

    General Motors' new Epsilon II chassis – to be employed around the world by Vauxhall/Opel, Saab, Chevrolet and other brands – has hit the road for testing. Pictured here beneath the next Chevrolet...

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