New 2015 VXR8 GTS from Vauxhall

2014 Vauxhall VXR8 1 New 2015 VXR8 GTS from Vauxhall

2014 Vauxhall VXR8 4 New 2015 VXR8 GTS from Vauxhall

2014 Vauxhall VXR8 Interior 1 New 2015 VXR8 GTS from Vauxhall

Vauxhall is now ready with its new surprising gift for car loving crowd. With Eaton supercharged, almost 600 bhp and soundtrack promised, 6.2 liter V8 driven rear wheels the new VXR8 GTS is Vauxhall’s new production.

The development of this car is rooted on its sister company that is new Gen – F GTS of HSV. The car ranked as the strongest car ever till now, to come out from Australia. The one who own this car, will be proud to have a membership into 500bhp+ club with the market price of only £54,999 in the UK.

Design

The front end design of this new car appears with a bold graphics and lightweight ramp angles to emphasize the width and stance. A twin nostril grille and all new fascia together are the most important point of the new look and both of these give together an aggressive look as well as a large air intake open frontal surface of 130,000 square millimeters to cool the engine. The front end design includes the features like an operational daytime running light, and 20 inch blade forged alloy wheels. There is an unique LED tail lamps, shadow chrome finished rear fascia quad exhaust at the rear section of this car. The rear spoiler with an distinctive body colored performance with black accents makes GTS a better version still further.

Inside the cabin, there is a lot of up-gradations. The instrument panel is now upgraded with suede style inserts, gauges, new instrument cluster, center console, door trims and appliqués all together give the interior a premium look and luxury feeling. VXR8 GTS come along with some standard features in all its models like, 8 way electric adjustment, seats wrapped in Onyx leather trim and seat heaters for front and rear passengers including driver’s seat.

Power-train:

Under the bonnet of VXR8 GTS has a new supercharged LSA V8 engine which is the same to the engine of recently launched Camaro ZL1 from Chevrolet. The engine can produce 576 bhp of power and 545 lb- ft of torque. It is an increasing version of VXR8 with LS3 engine that delivers 150 bhp of power and 140 lb- ft of torque. The exact performance figure has not revealed yet. But probably it can also be like the naturally aspirated VXR8 that can get a 0-60 mph in only 4.9 seconds and the top speed limit is 155 mph. This Eaton supercharged engine has 9 psi boost and 4 lobe rotors with 1.9 liters of air per revolution. There are a stand alone cooling system to charge water t air, separate transmission, water to oil cooling system, and Bi modal silencer fitted exhaust system and exhaust manifolds as additional features. A 6 speed automatic transmission will also be available as an optional feature.

Technologies

The modern technologies that used in this line up for VXR8, are never seen before in this model. There is a Side Blind zone alert with an additional reverse traffic alert, automatic rear and front park assist, passive entry and push button start with a high quality reversing camera. The modern and futuristic driver safety technologies are the focal point of this car. Head up display on windscreen comes with driver information on engine temperature, car speed and even G- forces. A camera mounted on the rear view mirror can scan the road ahead up to 14 times per second. The camera technology, will be very helpful with its Lane Departure Warning system. The driver will be alerted with clear audible tone, not only that, on the car’s HUD, the same alert will be displayed. The forward collision alert technology comes as a standard feature of VXR8 GTS.

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