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Vauxhall gains multiple world records after Astra-nomical...

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Vauxhall gains multiple world records after Astra-nomical...

Vauxhall gains multiple world records after Astra-nomical attempt.

  • FIA & MSA confirm that Vauxhall has set/broken 18 World and UK records
  • Astra covered over 3,000 miles in 24 hours on tortuous banked circuit
  • Exceptional reliability: zero down-time for lead record car, despite 125+mph average

Luton - Vauxhall flew into the record books today, after motorsport's governing bodies confirmed that a recent attempt by two standard Ellesmere Port-built Astras to set and break 18 World and UK Speed Endurance Records had been successful.

The lead Astra 2.0 CDTi 165PS in the attempt covered a total of 3002.44 miles at an average 125.101mph, only stopping for fuel and a single, cautionary change of its Michelin tyres.

VAUXHALL CELEBRATES SALES HAT-TRICK WITH AWARD-WINNING ASTRA

VAUXHALL CELEBRATES SALES HAT-TRICK WITH AWARD-WINNING ...

Posted on: 9th Jan 2017

Rounding off last year in style, Vauxhall's multi award-winning Astra has celebrated a sales hat-trick by being number one in its segment in each of the last three months of 2016. According to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, the Astra cruised to victory with 15,948 sold in the fourth quarter and a total of 3...