The table’s had turned this time with a Japanese theme and the American Cars taking a back seat…
The 1.6-litre petrol engine offered here is a naturally aspirated unit fitted with variable-valve timing and develops 115bhp and 114ft-lb of torque.
Our third-from bottom Exclusiv trim come with electric front windows and mirrors, an auxiliary socket, steering wheel mounted audio controls, air conditioning, cruise control and ESP. All the… Read more “FirstDrive: Vauxhall Astra 1.6i VVT Exclusiv 5dr – Practicality / spec”
Outside With more bodywork and a smaller glass area than before, the Astra looks bigger than the previous Mk5. The curved body panels do lend it a… Read more “FirstDrive: Vauxhall Astra 1.6i VVT Exclusiv 5dr – Looks”
The Mk5 Astra has a fond place in people’s memories after it was such a departure from the staid, saloon-esque shaped Mk4. This latest Mk6 model builds… Read more “FirstDrive: Vauxhall Astra 1.6i VVT Exclusiv 5dr – Intro”
Just a handful of shots from this weekend’s festival down Stratford Upon Avon. It was relieving to see quite a diverse range of cars here; from Listers showing… Read more “Spotted: Stratford Motoring Festival 2014”