Vauxhall Astra

  • The Journey of the Vauxhall Astra

    Since first hitting the roads back in 1979, the Vauxhall Astra has become a UK favorite and one of the more common sights on the road. Now on its seventh generation, the Astra is better than ever and well-suited to a wide range of motorists.… Continue reading »

  • New Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer priced from £16,585

    The new Astra Sports Tourer is now on sale priced from £16,585 on-the-road, with first cars arriving in Vauxhall showrooms this March after its global debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. One of the UK’s top-selling and best-loved cars, Astra is a household name… Continue reading »

  • Vauxhall Astra wins European Car of the Year 2016 award

    Vauxhall’s all-new Brit-built Astra has been named European Car of the Year 2016 at the 86th Geneva Motor Show. The award was decided by 58 leading automotive journalists from around Europe. It was presented to Vauxhall/Opel CEO Dr Karl-Thomas Neumann by Car of the Year… Continue reading »

  • New seventh-generation Vauxhall Astra revealed ahead of Frankfurt debut

    Vauxhall has revealed the first images and details for the seventh-generation Astra, which will reach production later this year after its world premiere at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show in September. Astra is a very important model for Vauxhall with over 2.9 million units sold… Continue reading »

  • 2016 Opel/Vauxhall Astra 5-door spied for the first time

    Current fourth-generation Opel/Vauxhall Astra has been on the market since late 2009 and it is time for a bigger update, for Opel/Vauxhall to stay competitive. Here we have our very first shot of the new Astra 5-door with an evolutionary design, showing us the side… Continue reading »

  • Vauxhall unveils hot Astra VXR Extreme with over 300bhp

    Vauxhall has unveiled the Astra VXR Extreme - the most powerful front-wheel drive Vauxhall ever, set to debut next week at the Geneva Motor Show. The 2.0-litre turbo petrol produces over 300bhp linked to six-speed manual gearbox and limited-slip differential. No performance specs were released… Continue reading »

  • Radical Vauxhall Astra VXR Extreme concept to debut in Geneva

    Vauxhall has released the first official image of the Astra VXR EXTREME concept, which will be the basis for a future low-volume production run. The Astra VXR Extreme is derived from the last year’s Astra Cup race car that competed in the Nürburgring Endurance Championship.… Continue reading »

  • Vauxhall sets 18 Speed Endurance Records in production Astras

    Vauxhall Astra is clearly not what one would call an interesting vehicle. Yes it is reliable, but clearly not a car that makes you say wow. Looks like Vauxhall just got more interesting as it is currently awaiting FIA and MSA confirmation that its attempt… Continue reading »

  • New Astra Cabrio Caught Testing With The Top Down On The 'Ring

    We have seen the new Astra Cabrio with the top down before. This time it was caught testing at the Nürburgring with the op down and a temporary roll bar to keep things safer. The exterior does not reveal anything new, but we also get… Continue reading »

  • 2013 Vauxhall/Opel Astra Cabrio Spied Hot Weather Testing In Spain

    We have showed you spy pictures of the new Astra Cabrio before with the top down. This time the new Astra Cabrio was spotted hot weather testing in Spain. As you can see the shape of the Astra Cabrio is quite ow and with these… Continue reading »

  • 2012 Vauxhall Astra Convertible

    2012 Vauxhall Astra Convertible -- Spy Shots

    Spotted at a test track is the 2012 Vauxhall Astra Convertible, most likely badged up as an Opel under all that camouflage (the track was in mainland Europe). This is effectively a replacement for the Astra Twin Top which was discontinued when the new Astra… Continue reading »

  • Vauxhall Astra EcoFLEX

    Vauxhall Launches Astra EcoFLEX With CO2 Output Of Just 99g/km

    Vauxhall has launched a new ecoFLEX version of its Astra compact five door hatch which emits just 99g/km of CO2 and achieves an average combined fuel consumption of 76.3mpg. With revised aerodynamics and technology like stop/start and energy recuperation, the Astra comfortably beats its less… Continue reading »

  • All-New Vauxhall Astra GTC Revealed Ahead Of Goodwood Debut

    Vauxhall's new Astra GTC is now available to order, with prices starting from £18,495. World debut of the Astra GTC is next month at the Goodwood Festival. The GTC, is the third body style in the Astra range, sharing only door handles and roof aerial… Continue reading »

  • 2012 Vauxhall Astra VXR

    Next Vauxhall Astra VXR Shows Its Rear Lights

    Here are the latest spy photos of Vauxhall’s next Astra VXR(also known as Opel Astra OPC in rest of the Europe) testing in the snowy Sweden. The body still wears temporary panels, but we can well see the overall design and also the shape of… Continue reading »