Vauxhall Astra

Vauxhall Astra GTE Mk1 - all white in the 1980s
Vauxhall Astra hatchback

Vauxhall Astra GTE Mk1 - all white in the 1980s

Is it time to add the Mk1 Astra GTE to the list of all-time great hot hatches?
1 Jan 2017
Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer review
Vauxhall Astra hatchback

Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer review

Considering a Ford Focus ST diesel estate? Vauxhall’s latest offering could be worth a look
15 Mar 2016
2015 Vauxhall Astra first drive review
Vauxhall Astra hatchback

2015 Vauxhall Astra first drive review

We sample Vauxhall's lighter, more compact Astra in petrol and diesel guises to gauge its chances against the Ford Focus and VW Golf
21 Sep 2015
Vauxhall Astra GTC review, price and specs
Vauxhall Astra GTC
Vauxhall Astra GTC

Vauxhall Astra GTC review, price and specs

Vauxhall claims the new Astra GTC is closer in spirit to a coupe than a conventional three-door hatchback. We drive the 1.4 Turbo version
10 Jun 2014
Vauxhall Astra VXR Extreme video
Vauxhall Astra VXR Extreme carbon bonnet
Vauxhall Astra VXR hatchback

Vauxhall Astra VXR Extreme video

The Vauxhall Astra VXR Extreme is a hardcore 300bhp hot hatch with Renault Megane R26.R vibes
18 Mar 2014

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Vauxhall Astra VXR Extreme
Vauxhall Astra VXR Extreme coming to Geneva
Vauxhall Astra VXR hatchback

Vauxhall Astra VXR Extreme

Vauxhall goes all 'Megane R26.R' with its new Astra VXR Extreme concept car. Details here
30 Jan 2014
Vauxhall Astra GTC gets a boost
197bhp Vauxhall Astra GTC launched
Vauxhall Astra hatchback

Vauxhall Astra GTC gets a boost

Vauxhall has introduced the 197bhp 1.6-litre perol engine from the Cascada to the Astra GTC, making it the most powerful sub-VXR Astra on sale. Prices…
7 Jan 2014
Superchips Vauxhall Astra VXR
Superchips Vauxhall Astra VXR front
Vauxhall Astra VXR hatchback

Superchips Vauxhall Astra VXR

Tuning company Superchips modifies the Vauxhall Astra VXR hot hatch past 300bhp
30 Jul 2013
2013 Vauxhall Cascada 1.6 Turbo review and pictures
Vauxhall Cascada 1.6 Turbo
Vauxhall Astra hatchback

2013 Vauxhall Cascada 1.6 Turbo review and pictures

The Vauxhall Cascada is a new convertible model that rivals the Audi A5 Cabriolet. We drive the 168bhp 1.6 Turbo
11 Mar 2013
Astra VXR vs Focus RS and Megane 265
Vauxhall Astra VXR vs Renaultsport Megane 265 vs Ford Focus RS
Vauxhall Astra hatchback

Astra VXR vs Focus RS and Megane 265

The new 276bhp Vauxhall Astra VXR has all the ingredients to be one of the best hot hatches ever made, but any weaknesses will be exposed by two great…
24 Jan 2013
Vauxhall Cascada prices
Vauxhall Cascada prices and specifications
Vauxhall Astra GTC

Vauxhall Cascada prices

Prices for the new full-sized convertible Vauxhall Cascada will start from £23,995 in the UK
16 Jan 2013
Vauxhall Cascada revealed
Vauxhall Cascada revealed
Vauxhall Astra hatchback

Vauxhall Cascada revealed

Vauxhall has revealed images of its new full-sized convertible, as well as details on its new 1.6-litre turbo petrol engine.
17 Oct 2012
Vauxhall's new convertible teased
Vauxhall's new convertible teased
Vauxhall Astra hatchback

Vauxhall's new convertible teased

Vauxhall has unveiled plans to launch a new mid-sized convertible, called the Cascada
5 Sep 2012
2012 Vauxhall Astra CTDI Biturbo review and pictures
2012 Vauxhall Astra GTC Biturbo
Vauxhall Astra GTC

2012 Vauxhall Astra CTDI Biturbo review and pictures

Vauxhall's new twin-turbo diesel Astra Biturbo reviewed in GTC, hatchback and Sport Tourer form
30 Aug 2012
Vauxhall Astra VXR family tree
2012 Vauxhall Astra VXR
Vauxhall Astra VXR hatchback

Vauxhall Astra VXR family tree

The Astra VXR is the latest in a long line of fast Vauxhalls. We take a look at the cars that influenced it.
16 Aug 2012
Astra range gets Bi-turbo engine
Astra range gets Bi-turbo engine
Vauxhall Astra hatchback

Astra range gets Bi-turbo engine

Vauxhall will be adding its hot bi-turbo diesel engine to the whole Astra range, including five-door hatch and Sport Tourer.
1 Aug 2012
2012 Vauxhall Astra VXR hot hatch review
2012 Vauxhall Astra VXR
Vauxhall Astra VXR hatchback

2012 Vauxhall Astra VXR hot hatch review

The mk2 Vauxhall Astra VXR gets a brawny 276bhp turbo engine and lots of impressive technology. Enough to make it a great drivers' car?
12 Jun 2012
New Astra VXR priced
2012 Vauxhall Astra VXR
Vauxhall Astra VXR hatchback

New Astra VXR priced

Vauxhall announces prices and specs for its fastest, most powerful production Astra hot hatch yet
14 Mar 2012
Geneva 2012: Astra VXR
Geneva 2012: Vauxhall Astra VXR
Vauxhall Astra hatchback

Geneva 2012: Astra VXR

Vauxhall's most powerful Astra ever has been unveiled at the Geneva motor show. Meet the 276bhp VXR, ready to tackle the new Ford Focus ST and Citroen…
6 Mar 2012
Astra VXR coming to Geneva
Vauxhall to unveil Astra VXR at Geneva
Vauxhall Astra hatchback

Astra VXR coming to Geneva

The most powerful Astra yet will be launched at the Geneva motor show, as well as new Mokka SUV and new RAD e concept
8 Feb 2012
All-new Astra VXR
New Vauxhall Astra VXR front view
Vauxhall Astra GTC

All-new Astra VXR

Vauxhall pulls the wraps off its potent new Astra VXR hot hatcback. Limited-slip diff, 155mph, 277bhp
8 Nov 2011
Driven: Vauxhall Astra GTC SRi
Vauxhall Astra GTC SRi review
Vauxhall Astra GTC

Driven: Vauxhall Astra GTC SRi

We drive the new Vauxhall Astra GTC three-door hatch for the first time in sporty SRi guise
20 Jul 2011
New Vauxhall Astra GTC
Vauxhall Astra GTC coupe news and pictures
Vauxhall Astra hatchback

New Vauxhall Astra GTC

Vauxhall unveils its new Astra GTC, a 3-door coupe to battle the VW Scirocco and Renault Megane Coupe
7 Jun 2011
Vauxhall Astra VXR Arctic Edition review
Vauxhall Astra VXR Arctic Edition review
Vauxhall Astra hatchback

Vauxhall Astra VXR Arctic Edition review

Limited edition Vauxhall Astra VXR Arctic hot hatch, only 500 being made
22 Sep 2010
Vauxhall Astra VXR Arctic Edition review
Vauxhall Astra VXR Arctic Edition
Vauxhall Astra hatchback

Vauxhall Astra VXR Arctic Edition review

We drive the Arctic special edition of Vauxhall's outgoing Astra VXR hot hatch. A worthy send off?
30 Jul 2010
Vauxhall Astra SRi
Vauxhall Astra SRi
Vauxhall Astra hatchback

Vauxhall Astra SRi

Warm hatch shows the new Astra has the model’s best chassis ever
21 Dec 2009
2010 CotY
Citroen C3 Picasso
Vauxhall Astra hatchback

2010 CotY

The seven finalists for European Car of the Year are announced. Which will win?
2 Nov 2009
Vauxhall Astra 1.6 Turbo
Vauxhall Astra 1.6 Turbo
Vauxhall Astra hatchback

Vauxhall Astra 1.6 Turbo

Ingenious new rear suspension set-up works wonders on next Astra’s ride
1 Sep 2009
Vauxhall Astra
Vauxhall Astra spy shots
Vauxhall Astra hatchback

Vauxhall Astra

We've caught the 2010 Astra testing in Spain
5 May 2009
Special VXRs
Vauxhall Astra VXR hatchback

Special VXRs

Vauxhall celebrates its BTCC success with special Corsa and Astra VXR hot hatches
27 Feb 2009
Vauxhall Astra VXR 888
Vauxhall Astra hatchback

Vauxhall Astra VXR 888

BTCC special squad Triple Eight Engineering take hot Vauxhall Astra up to 295bhp
3 Feb 2009
Vauxhall Astra VXR 888
Vauxhall Astra VXR hatchback

Vauxhall Astra VXR 888

Triple Eight Engineering get their tuning hands on Vauxhall’s hot hatch
25 Sep 2008
Vauxhall Astra
Vauxhall Astra VXR Nurburgring
Vauxhall Astra hatchback

Vauxhall Astra

Improved handling from attention-grabbing special-edition Astra
14 May 2008
Astra special
Astra VXR Nurburgring Edition
Vauxhall Astra VXR hatchback

Astra special

Vauxhall launches distinctive Astra VXR special
22 Apr 2008