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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.

KIA REVEALS PRICING AND SPECIFICATION FOR ALL-NEW STONIC CUV

KIA REVEALS PRICING AND SPECIFICATION FOR ALL-NEW STONI...

Posted on: 21st Sep 2017

Kia today releases first details of the specification and pricing for the all-new Stonic, the company's first offering in Europe's booming small CUV/SUV market. Stonic will go on sale on October 23, 2017, order books are open now.

NEW SEAT IBIZA NAMED "BEST FIRST CAR" IN PARKERS NEW CAR AWARDS 2018

NEW SEAT IBIZA NAMED "BEST FIRST CAR" IN PARK...

Posted on: 21st Sep 2017

The all-new SEAT Ibiza continues to storm the supermini segment, picking up the honour of "Best First Car" in the Parkers New Car Awards 2018, announced today. The stylish Spanish newcomer is fast emerging as the benchmark model in a fiercely competitive market, seeing off the new Ford Fiesta in Parkers' shortlist of cars that are id...

GLOBAL PREMIERE OF LIGHTER, QUICKER NEW SUZUKI SWIFT SPORT AT FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW

GLOBAL PREMIERE OF LIGHTER, QUICKER NEW SUZUKI SWIFT SP...

Posted on: 15th Sep 2017

The all-new Swift Sport had its global premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show today. The third-generation Swift Sport features a lower, wider stance, more aggressive styling, and a torque-to-weight ratio that propels the Swift Sport into genuine hot hatch territory. "We know that our customers value a dynamic driving experience above everything ...

SEAT ANNOUNCES IT WILL BE THE FIRST AUTOMOTIVE BRAND IN EUROPE TO INTEGRATE AMAZON ALEXA IN ITS VEHICLES

SEAT ANNOUNCES IT WILL BE THE FIRST AUTOMOTIVE BRAND IN...

Posted on: 14th Sep 2017

SEAT will be the first car brand in Europe to integrate Amazon's Alexa voice service into its vehicles. The announcement has been made by the Spanish carmaker in the framework of the Frankfurt Motor Show. The Alexa service will be available at the end of this year in the SEAT Leon and Ateca models, and in the Ibiza, Arona and its new large SUV...