• Trailblazing 280PS and 400Nm outputs trounce those of key rivals
• Bespoke chassis with limited slip diff and Brembo brakes
• On sale in 2012
Vauxhall have realsed the pictures of the 2012 Astra VXR which goes on sale next year and is set to become one of the most powerful cars in its class and the fastest production Astra in Vauxhall’s history. Based on the new GTC platform and powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged direct injection engine, the Astra VXR produces 280hp of power and a mighty 400Nm of torque, enough for it to achieve a top speed of 155mph.