Here’s an Opel/Vauxhall Zafira, from GM Europe.
* y compris le brave Flavien
both Oil Filters have AC-Delco number of UPF64R yet two seperate GM 8-digit part numbers , 12667194 and 12670058.
1 of 1 built. still owned by GM Holden Ltd.
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Over here in what for all intents and purposes, might as well be Narnia with CCTV to most of you lovely Opponaughts, we have a road called the M4.
Yes this is as weird as the headline suggests.
GM have had a pretty terrible time of late with recalls across the board and a not particularly successful European arm. Although it's easy to focus on the mediocre cars and wonder about pulling the plug, Vauxhall & Opel can pleasantly surprise you with for instance, a hot hatch baiting people carrier.
Thousands of Vauxhall Corsa and Adam models are being recalled for potential faulty steering components on cars registered since February 2014. Owner of these vehicles are urged not to drive until their vehicle is looked at.
And YOU get a Mustang! (In Forza 5. For free.)
This ad for the Nova GTE was aired in the late 80's as part of Vauxhall's 'Once Driven, Forever Smitten' campaign. The Nova had been released in 1983 but it wasn't until '88 that a truly hot version was produced. Spurred on by the success of the lukewarm SR, a 100 hp 1.6 litre engine was dropped into the little…
RS6 Avant vs. Vauxhall VXR8 Supercharged on EVO
It's not what you drive, but how you drive it.
Here in the great and free America we were given the Pontiac Solstice and the Saturn Sky.
They were absolute shit and boasted embarrassing 0-60 times.
It's a new Vauxhall Insignia estate that's been jacked up and given four wheel drive. Got a 195 bhp bi-turbo diesel engine. Costs £25,000. The Audi A4 Allroad starts at £30k in the UK
I want this one! Manual, V8, wagon. Sounds great too. Less muffled compared to the German offerings. It is also one of the GM products I absolutely love.
I ran a British spec Vauxhall Astra VXR (also known as the Opel Astra OPC) for a week.
So evo's Harry Metcalfe just retweeted this. What the hell is this awesome-o-mazatron, you might ask in slightly different words? It's the 1970 Vauxhall SRV Concept. As you can see, the dials are fixed to the door and slide across when it's open for no apparent reason. But there's more!
This Vauxhall Astra VXR turned up on Monday. I've got it for a week and will be putting as many miles on in it in as many different scenarios as I can. I posted a photo on Oppo recently, which generated the usual, "Awwwww why don't they sell those in America," responses.