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Introducing The New Vauxhall Crossland X Crossover

Whether or not the world needs yet another funky crossover in this ‘burgeoning sector’ is a matter of opinion. Nevertheless here is Vauxhall’s latest offering, the Crossland X. The vehicle is crisp and compact, say the company, on the outside and spacious and flexible on the inside, with unique two-tone paintwork and SUV-styling. Continue reading

Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer With Added Bite

After many years of being one of the also-rans in the hatchback stakes the latest version of the Vauxhall Astra has impressed everyone with good ride and trim quality and a very smart new suit of clothes. I often prefer estate car versions of hatchbacks and the Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer (tested here in SRi Nav, 1.6i 200PS Turbo S/S trim) is no exception. Continue reading

Hell’s Grandparents – Age With Attitude

Vauxhall VivaIn an effort to promote their new Viva, Vauxhall have revealed new research that show older British folk are experiencing a ‘second wind’ (not curry related) in their fifties, rediscovering the feeling they had from their early twenties. Wahey!! That Helen Mirren eh? What a doll etc. Continue reading

Vauxhall Corsa – New And Much Improved.

Vauxhall CorsaThe Corsa has long been a popular choice for buyers of small hatchbacks in the UK but the third-gen model was getting a bit long in the tooth and falling behind the competition. Vauxhall squeezed as much life as possible out of the old car but now the 2015 fourth generation Corsa is on target to reclaim the favour of a fickle public. Continue reading

Vauxhall Insignia Sport Tourer VXR – Power & Value

Now, I like to think of myself as an honest man but when it came to handing back this Vauxhall Insignia VXR Sports Tourer I thought of ‘accidentally misplacing’ it because, at just £31,000, this car is a steal. That’s how much I liked it. ‘Wait a minute’, I hear you cry, ‘only the other day you were waxing lyrical about the Audi RS4! Make your mind up’. Continue reading