supercar, super saloon, GTs, hot hatch reviews, specs, stats, comparisons and photos on SupercarWorld.com
 
Quicksearch
  Advanced Search
  List all Cars
  Top 10 Lists
  Dream Garage
  Photo Gallery
  Supercar History
  Record Breakers
  Best Buys
  Class Leaders
  Our Favourites
  Car of the Year
  Manufacturers
  Trumps Game
  Glossary
 
  Vauxhall Astra GTC VXR
2012 - 2018
Vauxhall Astra GTC VXR
Previous Photo
next photo
 
Vauxhall Astra GTC VXR Vauxhall Astra GTC VXR Vauxhall Astra GTC VXR Vauxhall Astra GTC VXR

Vauxhall Astra GTC VXR review, specs, stats, comparison, rivals, data, details, photos and information on SupercarWorld.com

Specs
Metric   Imperial
 
General
Class Hot Hatch
Body 3 Door 5 Seat
Coupe
Layout Front Engine
Front Drive
Transmission 6 Speed Manual
Number Built  
Engine
Type Conventional
Details Turbo 4 cyl
Capacity
122 in3 
Max Power
276 bhp @5500rpm 
Max Torque
295 lb/ft @2500rpm 
Power to Weight
190 bhp/ton 
Torque to Weight
203 lbft/ton 
Specific Output 138 bhp/litre 
Compression 9.3:1 
Bore x Stroke
3.39 X 3.39 in 
Fuel Cons
36 mpg 
Emissions 184 g/Km Co2 
Performance
Top Speed
155 mph 
0 - 30 mph
 
0 - 60 mph
5.8 sec 
0 - 100 mph
 
0 - 124 mph
 
0 - 186 mph
 
30 - 70 mph
 
Standing qtr Mile
 
60 - 0 mph
 
0 - 100 - 0 mph
 
Ring Lap Time  
Lateral Accn  
Drag Cd  
Dimensions
Length
175.8 in 
Width
 
Height
58.3 in 
Weight
3252 lbs 
Wheels (F/R) ? X 20
? X 20 
Tyres (F/R) 245/35 ZR20
245/35 ZR20 
Fuel Capacity
12.3 gal 
Pricing
New Price £27000
Used Price £8000 - £17000

Links
 

Show all Vauxhall cars

Vauxhall Overview

Browse Vauxhall Photos

 

For Sale on Auto Trader

For Sale on Ebay

Parkers Guide

Autocar Review

Evo Review

YouTube Video Clips

 

Vauxhall official site

 
Profile

Vauxhall's 2012 Astra GTC gets the VXR treatment to compete with the like of the Focus ST and Renault's Megane at the top of the hot hatch market.

The turbocharged 4 cylinder engine gives out a respectable 280hp, which you'd think may overwhelm the front wheels, but Vauxhall have added Hyperstrut suspension and a mechanical LSD to reign in torque steer. 0-60mph is a claimed 5.8 seconds (despite the noticeable turbo lag) with a 155mph top speed.

Choose the optional Aero Pack, and the attractive coupe styling is enhanced with a neat rooftop spoiler and huge 20 inch alloys. On the inside, there's plenty of kit, but the infotainment is not touchscreen and the switches a little fiddly to locate. Optional full leather looks fantastic though, and the VXR button for the full beans is a welcome addition.

Good value new at around 27k, used examples can be had from as little as 10k.


Ratings
 
Performance6/10
Handling7/10
Looks8/10
Features7/10
Quality7/10
Costs7/10
Desire6/10
Eco7/10
Practicality9/10
Sound6/10
Overall Rating
70%
Ranks 488 of 1092
Money No Object
70%
Ranks 531 of 1092
Bargain Rating
61%
Ranks 299 of 1092

Rivals
Compare rivals
 


Honda Civic Type-R (Gen 9)

(2015 - 2017)


Ford Focus RS (Mk III)

(2016 - 2020)


Nissan 370Z

(2009 - 2020)
 

Variants
Compare variants
 

Lineage
Compare lineage
 

Siblings
Compare siblings
 


VXR8

(Super Saloon)




Share this page on    share SupercarWorld on Facebook  share SupercarWorld on Twitter  share SupercarWorld on Google Plus  share SupercarWorld on Pinterest  share SupercarWorld on LinkedIn  share SupercarWorld on Tumblr  share SupercarWorld by email


Aston Martin supercars, super saloons, gts, hot hatches, luxury cars on SupercarWorld.com Audi supercars, super saloons, gts, hot hatches, luxury cars on SupercarWorld.com Bentley supercars, super saloons, gts, hot hatches, luxury cars on SupercarWorld.com BMW supercars, super saloons, gts, hot hatches, luxury cars on SupercarWorld.com Bugatti supercars, super saloons, gts, hot hatches, luxury cars on SupercarWorld.com Ferrari supercars, super saloons, gts, hot hatches, luxury cars on SupercarWorld.com Ford supercars, super saloons, gts, hot hatches, luxury cars on SupercarWorld.com Jaguar supercars, super saloons, gts, hot hatches, luxury cars on SupercarWorld.com Koenigsegg supercars, super saloons, gts, hot hatches, luxury cars on SupercarWorld.com Lamborghini supercars, super saloons, gts, hot hatches, luxury cars on SupercarWorld.com Lotus supercars, super saloons, gts, hot hatches, luxury cars on SupercarWorld.com McLaren supercars, super saloons, gts, hot hatches, luxury cars on SupercarWorld.com Mercedes supercars, super saloons, gts, hot hatches, luxury cars on SupercarWorld.com Pagani supercars, super saloons, gts, hot hatches, luxury cars on SupercarWorld.com Porsche supercars, super saloons, gts, hot hatches, luxury cars on SupercarWorld.com TVR supercars, super saloons, gts, hot hatches, luxury cars on SupercarWorld.com