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2011 Vauxhall VXR8

By luanpa in | December 16, 2010 | Comments Off on 2011 Vauxhall VXR8

The 2011 Vauxhall VXR8 price has just been announced, and this GTS based model will go on sale at dealers across UK starting from March.

The power of the 2011 Vauxhall VXR8 comes from a 6.2-litre LS3 V8 engine that develops 431PS and a 550Nm of torque.The 0-60 mph acceleration time of the 2011 Vauxhall VXR8 is officially rated at 4.9 seconds while its top speed is electronically limited to 155 mph.The power id delivered to the rear wheels via a six-speed manual and a mechanical limited slip differential.The 2011 Vauxhall VXR8 can also be delivered with a six-speed automatic transmission.

Inside, full leather trim is now standard, and front occupants are cocooned in special HSV Performance Seats with eight-way adjustability.A new instrument cluster and surround, centre stack and switchgear provide a cleaner and more integrated look, while standard equipment also includes Aux-in/USB inputs, iPod support and Bluetooth with phone book display and touch-screen dialling.

Vauxhall has introduced EDI, or Enhanced Driver Interface.EDI connects with the on-board computer to constantly stream real-time vehicle dynamics and performance to the car’s main 5-inch monitor.At the touch of the screen, drivers can access a variety of data such as vehicle G-forces, power and torque and lap times – even the degree to which their Vauxhall VXR8 is drifting.Completing the clever package is the ability for drivers to download data, such as track day performance, and analyse it using the MOTEC i2 software provided.

Taking into account the level of performance it delivers, the 2011 Vauxhall VXR8 price is quite good.The price list starts at 49,500 GBP for which you get the new Shockwave grille, LED daytime running lights and sleek new wing-vents, a Superflow rear spoiler, and LED tail lamps.The Audi RS6, Jaguar XFR and the Mercedes E63 AMG are between £13k and £29k more expensive.







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