Vauxhall Rob Wilson 2015 620x277

More than half of the drivers on this years Formula One grid had training in the most unlikely of cars, including world champion Kimi Raikkonen. Each has had tenths of a second shaved off lap times at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground behind the wheel of a Vauxhall Astra. Not some modifiedContinue Reading

Vauxhall Astra VXR EXTREME 2014 665x297

If you didn’t think that the 276bhp Astra VXR was quite focussed enough, then you’ll be pleased to see this first official image of its angry looking sibling, the Astra VXR EXTREME. Using the Astra Cup race car as a starting point, the EXTREME (Vauxhall’s capitalisation, not ours) is turnedContinue Reading

My last column talked about how timing the sprint zero to sixty miles per hour in a car is a near useless measure of performance, mostly because it’s the quickest way to snap things in your car that should be in one piece. I asked for your alternatives that wouldContinue Reading