Vauxhall VXR8 GTS-R: 595 hp sedan for Opel’s sister

Vauxhall increased to its model range with a new top model. In Vauxhall VXR8 GTS-R is now 595 hp V8 heart beats.

06/06/2017 Uli Baumann 4 comments Powered by

Vauxhall, the British Opel's sister has been digging for years on the shelf of Australia's GM Holden sister and picks out there potent sport sedans out. Holden in Australia now closes its doors, including the supply of Vauxhall remains off. For the finale of the Vauxhall VXR8 there it just got a bang - the VXR8 GTS-R based on the Holden Commodore

As the name suggests is based on the on the GTS, but still gets a performance lookup. In VXR8 GTS-R of the 6.2-liter supercharged V8 may submit a whopping 595 hp - yet there were only 576 hp. The maximum torque climbs to 740 Nm.

To upgrade a front six-piston brake enlarged to 410 mm discs, as well as standard 20-inch forged wheels with 255 / 35s tires belongs forward and 275 / 35s rollers are fitted at the rear. Of course, the optics is adjusted. The new aerodynamic attachments formed around wereden of carbon. The interior is upgraded with a lot of Alcantara.

Premiere is the Vauxhall VXR8 GTS-R celebrate the Festival of Speed ​​at Goodwood in September. From Vauxhall VXR8 GTS-R only 15 copies are to be launched. The award is approximately (around 82,300 euros) given as 74,500 pounds.

Shown in the photo show is the Vauxhall VXR8 GTS.