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What is the top speed of a Vauxhall VXR8?

What is the top speed of a Vauxhall VXR8?

155 mph
It’s a rear-wheel drive front-engined 4-door large saloon with 5 seats. With 577 BHP, the supercharged 6.2 Litre 16v V8 petrol engine (GM LSA) accelerates this VXR8 GTS to 62 mph in 4.2 seconds and on to a maximum speed of 155 mph.

What engine is in a VXR8?

LS2 6.0 litre V8
The VXR8 is the successor to both the Vauxhall Monaro VXR and the Vauxhall Omega/Carlton. Initially powered by a 411 bhp (306 kW) Gen IV LS2 6.0 litre V8, from late 2009 it was upgraded to the Gen IV LS3 6.2 litre V8 with 425 bhp (317 kW), shared with the Chevrolet Corvette C6 and the Chevrolet Camaro SS.

What BHP is Vauxhall VXR8?

Vauxhall VXR8 (2011 – 2018) Specifications

Power 424 – 590 bhp
0 – 60 mph 4.9 – 5.0 secs
Fuel Economy 18 – 20 mpg
Insurance Group 50 How much to insure?
Road Tax N/A – £630

What is the most powerful Vauxhall car?

Vauxhall VXR8 GTS-R
Vauxhall has just announced its most powerful car in the company’s long, 114-year history. It is called the Vauxhall VXR8 GTS-R, and it’s a ripper.

How many VXR8 are in the UK?

2021 2016

What engine is in a Vauxhall Monaro VXR?


Engine Size 5967cc
Fuel Type Petrol
Transmission Manual
Gearbox 6 Speed
Drivetrain Rear wheel drive

What is a VXR car?

VXR is the branding for the high performance trim specification, used since 2004 for models in many of Vauxhall’s car range in the United Kingdom. Holden has also used the VXR badge for some of its high-performance cars such as the Astra VXR and Insignia VXR, and currently for the Commodore VXR.

What is a VXR8?

The Vauxhall VXR8 has always been a bit part player in the supersaloon class. Essentially a rebranded Holden from Australia, it’s a no-nonsense performance car that in the past has traded on its muscle-car image and value-for-money price tag.

What engine is in a 2005 Vauxhall Monaro VXR?

six liter V8 engine
The Monaro VXR was manufactured between 2005 to 2007 and sported a six liter V8 engine. It has a top speed of at least 170 mph (274 km/h) and could accelerate from 0 to 60 mph (97 km/h) in 5.3 seconds.

What engine is in a 2005 Monaro?

6 liter V8 engine
VAUXHALL Monaro VXR 2005 – 2007 This new series of the Monaro is a more powerful car equipped with a 6 liter V8 engine which could produce 400 horsepower at 6000 rpm. The vehicle is able to reach a maximum speed of 270 km/h with a 0-100 km/h acceleration made in 5.2 seconds.

Which is the fastest Vauxhall car?

VAUXHALL VXR8 GTS-R is the fastest Vauxhall car ever made and will be driven for the last time at Goodwood Festival of Speed (June 29-July 2nd).

Why did Vauxhall stop the VXR?

The Vauxhall Corsa VXR and Vauxhall Astra VXR are no longer available on Vauxhall’s website, having fallen foul of the latest European emissions limits. Instead, Vauxhall is looking at alternative ways of increasing the performance of future VXR models without “six or eight cylinders and a turbocharger or two.