New Vauxhall Astra OFFICIALLY revealed – it’s smaller, lighter and better looking

2016 |Vauxhall Astra froint three quarter view in red

The 2016 Vauxhall Astra has been revealed ahead of a Frankfurt debut and it’s smaller, lighter, better looking and smarter than the current Astra. Being a competitor in the same market as the Volkswagen Golf and Ford Focus can’t be a joy for Vauxhall and the Astra, but they’re back for more punishment nevertheless with […]

Vauxhall Astra & Astra Sports Tourer get BiTurbo diesel

Photo of red Vauxhall Astra BiTurbo

Vauxhall has decided to bolt their BiTurbo diesel engine in to the Astra Hatch and the Astra Sports Tourer. Vauxhall revealed last month that the Astra GTC was getting the frugal but lively 2.0 litre CDTi BiTurbo engine, offering a tempting combination of 53mpg official economy and sub 8 second 0-62mph performance. With levels of […]

New Vauxhall Astra VXR (2012) revealed

Vauxhall Astra VXR (2012)

The new Vauxhall Astra VXR has been revealed ahead of its 2012 launch. It gets 277bhp from its 2.0 litre four pot turbo. We’ve been expecting news of the new 2012 Vauxhall Astra VXR for a while, especially as Vauxhall intend launching the hot Astra in 2012. And now we have a little more on […]