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Vauxhall Opel Insignia OPC VXR

Friday, April 17th, 2009:


Vauxhall, a car tuning subsidiary of General Motors reveals their British version of the Opel Insignia OPC, the Vauxhall Insignia VXR. A 2.8-liter V6 turbocharged engine and a four wheel drive chassis make it a sophisticated vehicle. This is Vauxhall’s first Insignia that will be using their 4×4 technology through a custom chassis design that reduces torque-steer, while maintaining negative camber at the wheels during cornering, to improve the traction in wet or dry conditions. The turbo ECOTEC engine produces 325hp and can reach 60mph in 5.8 seconds while the design of this particular model has been inspired by the Vauxhall Opel GTC. A larger bumper supporting twin mesh grilles stands out in the front, and in the rear some models receive a spoiler to compliment the unique bumper molding, fitted with the dual chrome exhausts.

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