Friday, 18 May 2007

What's outside today 4 - Vauxhall Corsa VXR and Vectra VXR

Today, a nice pair of Vauxhalls. Of course, it might have been more interesting to show a picture of, say, a pair of Bristols, but given that Bristol is a small manufacturer, I think it's quite difficult to get even a single test car out of them, let alone two at the same time.

Anyway, these aren't just any old Vauxhalls - they are the top-of-the range sporty VXR versions of the Corsa and the Vectra. Which reminds me that the last VXR-badged Vauxhall we had on the Verdict was the much-missed muscley Monaro, although that was really a Holden. Hoping for an opportunity to try its successor, the four-door VXR8, soon. I notice this had a rave review in Autocar this week, which has only whetted my appetite further.

A busy weekend ahead - off to Berkshire on Saturday with the Corsa and then the northwest with the Vectra on Sunday.

1 comment:

James said...

I really like the look of the Corsa VXR, I have heard some good reviews about it and its apparently very reliable. I am not sure if it is just my Corsa but I got a Corsa CDX that I keep getting faults with costing me a fortune on Vauxhall spares particularly on pieces for the engine. I am hoping to get a VXR very soon to replace my car.