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Next Holden Astra VXR may switch to 1.6-litre turbo

Holden‘s next Astra VXR may ditch its current 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine for a smaller unit, according to a new report. New Astra’s chief engineer, Marc Schmidt recently told Australian media that a 1.6-litre unit is “the biggest engine that we would be capable of packaging” in the new Astra’s …

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Vauxhall Astra VXR – The Ultimate Astra

The hot hatch class just got a little more interesting with Vauxhall, the British division of General Motors, launching its Astra VXR. The hot hatch comes to the ring with a class-leading 400Nm of torque and a claimed 5.9 seconds dash from 0 – 100km/h (62mph). Crucial to putting all …

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