The People Carrier That Thought It Was A Hot Hatch

GM have had a pretty terrible time of late with recalls across the board and a not particularly successful European arm. Although it's easy to focus on the mediocre cars and wonder about pulling the plug, Vauxhall & Opel can pleasantly surprise you with for instance, a hot hatch baiting people carrier. » 10/12/14 1:40pm 10/12/14 1:40pm

GM Recalls, UK Edition


Thousands of Vauxhall Corsa and Adam models are being recalled for potential faulty steering components on cars registered since February 2014. Owner of these vehicles are urged not to drive until their vehicle is looked at. » 10/07/14 10:03am 10/07/14 10:03am

Commercial Break - Nova vs Builders

This ad for the Nova GTE was aired in the late 80's as part of Vauxhall's 'Once Driven, Forever Smitten' campaign. The Nova had been released in 1983 but it wasn't until '88 that a truly hot version was produced. Spurred on by the success of the lukewarm SR, a 100 hp 1.6 litre engine was dropped into the little… » 4/03/14 10:00am 4/03/14 10:00am

OK, I'm SURE you don't get this diesel wagon in the States

It's a new Vauxhall Insignia estate that's been jacked up and given four wheel drive. Got a 195 bhp bi-turbo diesel engine. Costs £25,000. The Audi A4 Allroad starts at £30k in the UK » 9/19/13 11:55am 9/19/13 11:55am

Screw the AMG wagons

I want this one! Manual, V8, wagon. Sounds great too. Less muffled compared to the German offerings. It is also one of the GM products I absolutely love. » 8/26/13 1:57pm 8/26/13 1:57pm

Vauxhall SRV: Another Weird 70s Wedge Concept You've Not Heard Of

So evo's Harry Metcalfe just retweeted this. What the hell is this awesome-o-mazatron, you might ask in slightly different words? It's the 1970 Vauxhall SRV Concept. As you can see, the dials are fixed to the door and slide across when it's open for no apparent reason. But there's more! » 8/15/13 9:16am 8/15/13 9:16am

Vauxhall (GM) Astra VXR: first impressions

This Vauxhall Astra VXR turned up on Monday. I've got it for a week and will be putting as many miles on in it in as many different scenarios as I can. I posted a photo on Oppo recently, which generated the usual, "Awwwww why don't they sell those in America," responses. » 8/07/13 10:00am 8/07/13 10:00am