Vauxhall launches hot Corsa and Astra

  • VX Racing Edition cars launched
  • Produced in limited numbers
  • Celebrating BTCC victory
Words By What Car? Staff

Need a valuation?

Obtain a FREE used car valuation for any vehicle.


An article image
An article image

Vauxhall has launched two limited-edition VXR versions of the Corsa and Astra to celebrate the company's British Touring Car Championship victory last year.

The VX Racing Editions will have a combined production run of 888 cars in deference to the team that prepares Vauxhalls race team, Triple Eight Engineering.

In addition, the cars will only be available in red and black, the VX Racing team colours.

The cars are identified by their gloss black alloys, a rear diffuser, tinted rear windows, black side strips and black mirrors. Leather Recaro seats are also fitted as standard.

Prices start at 17,425 for the Vauxhall Corsa VX Racing Edition and 21,445 for the Astra.

An optional VXR Remus exhaust is available to boost power by 19bhp.